A husband should not insult his wife publicly, at parties. He should insult her in the privacy of the home.

James Thurber #Authors

All human beings should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.

James Thurber #Authors

Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and dead. New Yorker Feb. 18 1939 "The Shrike and the Chipmunks"

James Thurber #Authors

Early to rise and early to bed Makes a male healthy, wealthy and dead

James Thurber #Authors

He who hesitates is sometimes saved.

James Thurber #Authors

Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house. My Life and Hard Times (1933)

James Thurber #Authors

Human Dignity has gleamed only now and then and here and there, in lonely splendor, throughout the ages, a hope of the better men, never an achievement of the majority.

James Thurber #Authors

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.

James Thurber #Authors

I do not have a psychiatrist and I do not want one, for the simple reason that if he listened to me long enough, he might become disturbed. "Carpe Noctem If You Can" in "Credos and Curios" (1962)

James Thurber #Authors

I hate women because they always know where things are.

James Thurber #Authors

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