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James Thurber Quotes: Humor and pathos, tears and laughter are, in the highest expression of human character and achievement, inseparable.
         

Humor and pathos, tears and laughter are, in the highest expression of human character and achievement, inseparable.


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It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.

It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.



There are two kinds of light - the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.

There are two kinds of light - the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.



But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep?

But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep?



Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.

Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.



Time is for dragonflies and angels. The former live too little and the latter live too long.

Time is for dragonflies and angels. The former live too little and the latter live too long.



I hate women because they always know where things are.

I hate women because they always know where things are.



All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why.

All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why.



Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.



Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.

Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.



The most dangerous food is wedding cake.

The most dangerous food is wedding cake.





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I miss you when you’re not there. When you’re happy, it makes me happy. But I could say the same thing about Charlie, Jacob. You’re family. I love you, but I’m not in love with you.

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