"Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."E. B. White on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."E. B. White on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."E. B. White on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"E. B. White on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."E. B. White on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."