Quotes of Elwyn Brooks White


Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim.

- Elwyn Brooks White

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“ Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. ”

- Confucius

“ Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'. ”

- Ronald Reagan

“ The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much! ”

- Jane Austen

“ What you wish for others Is what you shall reap ”

- Yeth Bisto

“ You have to fight, because if you don't, you let the opponent win, and if your opponent is cancer, the results can be deadly. ”

- Lawrence Wray

“ There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep and still be counted as warriors. ”

- Adrienne Rich

“ Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. ”

- George S. Patton

“ Everyone has the power and potential to create, define, and express who they truly are. To judge someone is to limit the opportunity of embracing a more meaningful and open life. ”

- Steven Cuoco

“ The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves. We cannot force love. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you’ll see them all around you. ”

- Jon Bon Jovi

“ The most important person you meet in life is your higher self. ”

- Matshona Dhliwayo

“ Its only your attitude which decides about your respect and image. ”

- Raj Kumar Koochitani

“ Rest and wonder. When you rise you will walk another step toward one moment and not some other a first step toward changing the rest of your life. ”

- David C. Sarnacki

“ Gli amori non finiscono col tempo. Cambiano forma, scavano nuove profondità. E se ci lasciano non è perché sono durati troppo, ma perché a un certo punto hanno incontrato il vuoto. ”

- Gramellini

“ Remember: nobody said it would be easy. ”

- Maxime Lagacé

“ The way you treat others is a reflection of how you treat yourself. To give love to the world you must give love to yourself. ”

- Avina Celeste

“ To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work. ”

- Sister Mary Lauretta

“ We can do it. We have done it before. Therefore we shall do it again and be successful. ”

- Suyasha Subedi

“ Love demands expression. It will not stay still, stay silent, be good, be modest, be seen and not heard, no. It will break out in tongues of praise, the high note that smashes the glass and spills the liquid. ”

- Jeanette Winterson

“ In the face of adversity, we have a choice. We can be bitter, or we can be better. Those words are my North Star. ”

- Caryn Sullivan

“ One of the most healing things you can do is recognize where in your life you are your own poison. ”

- Steve Maraboli

“ It's kind of fun to do the impossible. ”

- Walt Disney

“ I can and I will. ”

- Unknown

“ I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’ ”

- Erich Fromm