"I see nothing in space as promising as the view from a Ferris wheel."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."E. B. White on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."E. B. White on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."E. B. White on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."E. B. White on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."E. B. White on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."