"English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education - sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."E. B. White on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."E. B. White on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."E. B. White on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."E. B. White on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."E. B. White on Oscar Wilde
"Old age is a special problem for me because I've never been able to shed the mental image I have of myself - a lad of about 19."
"The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the new power but the speed of man's adjustment to it, the speed of his acceptance."
"Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car."
"The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change and we all instinctively avoid it."
"The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war."
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