Frases de James Thurber

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James Thurber

Fecha de nacimiento: 8. Diciembre 1894
Fecha de muerte: 2. Noviembre 1961
Otros nombres: James Grover Thurber

James Grover Thurber fue un escritor y humorista gráfico estadounidense cuyos trabajos, que van de lo ridículo a lo satírico, le dieron un lugar entre los mejores humoristas del siglo XX. Wikipedia

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Frases James Thurber

„Su cabeza trabaja tan deprisa que su cuerpo no puede seguirla“

—  James Thurber

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and Other Pieces

„Beautiful things don't ask for attention.“

—  James Thurber, libro The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Fuente: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

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

—  James Thurber

"The Shore and the Sea", Further Fables for Our Time (first publication, 1956)
From Fables for Our Time and Further Fables for Our Time

„Don't get it right, just get it written.“

—  James Thurber

"The Sheep in Wolf's Clothing", The New Yorker (29 April 1939); Fables for Our Time & Famous Poems Illustrated (1940). The moral is ironic with respect to the fable, in which sheep do insufficient research before writing about wolves, resulting in the sheep being easy prey.
From Fables for Our Time and Further Fables for Our Time
Variante: Don't get it right, just get it written.

„Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.“

—  James Thurber

Quoted in New York Post (29 February 1960)
Letters and interviews

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

—  James Thurber

"The Scotty Who Knew Too Much", The New Yorker (18 February 1939)
From Fables for Our Time and Further Fables for Our Time

„There are two kinds of light — the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures.“

—  James Thurber

Lanterns and Lances‎ (1961), p. 146; also misquoted as "There are two kinds of light — the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures."
From Lanterns and Lances‎

„Boys are perhaps beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of eighteen months and ninety years.“

—  James Thurber

"The Darlings at the Top of the Stairs", Lanterns & Lances (1961); previously appeared in The Queen and in Harper's Magazine.
From Lanterns and Lances‎

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