James Thurber Quote
“All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why.”
The Shore and the Sea, Further Fables for Our Time (first publication, 1956) - From Fables for Our Time and Further Fables for Our Time
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJames Thurber
Born: December 8, 1894
Died: November 2, 1961 (age 66)
Occupation: Comedian, humorist
Bio: James Grover Thurber was an American author, cartoonist and celebrated wit. Thurber was best known for his cartoons and short stories, published mainly in The New Yorker magazine then collected in his numerous books. One of the most popular humorists of his time, Thurber celebrated the comic frustrations and eccentricities of ordinary people.