"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."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."E. B. White on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."E. B. White on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."E. B. White on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."E. B. White on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."E. B. White on Abraham Lincoln
"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."