"The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change and we all instinctively avoid it."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."E. B. White on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."E. B. White on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."E. B. White on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."E. B. White on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."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 time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war."
"English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education - sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street."