James Thurber Quotes and its meanings

James Thurber has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Age Anger Famous Fear Food Funny Future Home Humor Knowledge Love Men Nature Smile Success Truth Wedding Women

James Thurber quotes about Food

James Thurber quotes about Wedding

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What does James Thurber write about?

James Thurber has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about age, anger, famous, fear, food, funny, future, home, humor, knowledge, love, men, nature, smile, success, truth, wedding & women. People always share Age quotes, Anger quotes, famous, fear, food, funny, future, home, humor & knowledge from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by James Thurber?

Here are the top most famous quotes by James Thurber.

  • Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
  • Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.
  • Comedy has to be done en clair. You can't blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity. Try to imagine a famous witty saying that is not immediately clear.
  • But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep?
  • The most dangerous food is wedding cake.
  • Well, if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone?
  • Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.
  • The past is an old armchair in the attic, the present an ominous ticking sound, and the future is anybody's guess.
  • The appreciative smile, the chuckle, the soundless mirth, so important to the success of comedy, cannot be understood unless one sits among the audience and feels the warmth created by the quality of laughter that the audience takes home with it.
  • Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.