"I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."E. B. White on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."E. B. White on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."E. B. White on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."E. B. White on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."E. B. White on William Shakespeare
"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."