E. B. White Quotes (133 quotes)
“Necessity first mothered invention. Now invention has little ones of her own, and they look just like grandma.”
―E. B. White
The Old and the New, The New Yorker (1937-06-19)
“If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve (or save) the world and a desire to enjoy (or savor) the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”
―E. B. White
Quoted in profile by Israel Shenker, E. B. White: Notes and Comment by Author, The New York Times (1969-07-11)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsE. B. White
Born: July 11, 1899
Died: October 1, 1985 (aged 86)
Occupation: Writer, author
Bio: Elwyn Brooks White, usually known as E. B. White, was an American writer. He was a long-time contributor to The New Yorker magazine and a co-author of the widely used English language style guide, The Elements of Style, which is commonly known as Strunk & White. He also wrote famous books for children, including Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little.
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