‘I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.’
E.B. White, born #onthisday in 1899.
"As long as there is one upright man, as long as there is one compassionate woman, the contagion may spread and the scene is not desolate."
On E.B. White's birthday, his beautiful letter to a man who had lost faith in humanity: https://t.co/lVpn2Wbo3H
Happy bday writer/journalist E.B. White, b.1899. “All that I hope to say in books, all that I ever hope to say, is that I love the world."
“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”
'A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort.'
― E.B. White, author of Stuart Little and Charlotte's Web, #BOTD in 1899.
“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down.”
E.B. White—one of my all-time favorite writers, born 120 years ago today—on the key to writing for children and the writer's responsibility to all readers: https://t.co/Co9fSrZXPV
‘Why did you do all this for me?’ he asked. ‘I don't deserve it. I've never done anything for you.’ ‘You have been my friend,’ replied Charlotte. ‘That in itself is a tremendous thing.’ Today marks the birthday of E. B. White (1899 - 1985). https://t.co/cHykhjNTzj
The illustrations of artist Garth Williams. He would illustrate the works of E.B. White and Laura Ingalls Wilder, among others. https://t.co/1XxWem9oRd
'As long as there is one upright man, as long as there is one compassionate woman, the contagion may spread and the scene is not desolate. Hope is the one thing left to us in a bad time.'
E B White, American Writer, author of Charlotte's Web, born on this day in 1899 https://t.co/Xb4cPt3s84
“A poem compresses much in a small space and adds music, thus heightening its meaning. The city is like poetry.”
On E.B. White's birthday, his timeless tribute to New York https://t.co/Iyyf2PadWe
"Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one."
~ E.B. White
E. B. White was born 120 years ago today. Our edition of his beloved Stuart Little - 'a mouse who lives with his parents and brother in New York City' - features charming illustrations by Garth Williams, coloured by Rosemary Wells. https://t.co/MrFvSJod96 https://t.co/4gsLix0X34
HBD 120 ปี E.B.White 🎂 🐷🕷🕸
“ทำไมเธอถึงทำเพื่อฉันขนาดนี้” วิลเบอร์ถาม “ฉันไม่ควรจะได้รับสิ่งเหล่านี้ ฉันไม่เคยทำอะไรตอบแทนเธอเลย”
“เธอทำแล้ว ก็เธอเป็นเพื่อนฉันไง” ชาร์ล็อตต์ตอบ
"Omit needless words" — oft-cited advice from 1978 #Pulitzer Special Citation winner (& Charlotte's Web & Stuart Little author) E.B. White's collaboration with William Strunk.
Read prize-winning critic William McPherson on White's varied career:
Elwyn Brooks White fue un escritor, ensayista y prosista estadounidense, conocido por tres #libros para #niños que son considerados #clásicos del género. Nació un día como hoy, en el año 1899.
Conoce más sobre el #autor en su perfil de Babelio, aquí:
"I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day."
~E. B. White
"It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer."— Happy Birthday to E. B. White, author of CHARLOTTE'S WEB, STUART LITTLE, THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE, and more! https://t.co/BR5bNQ9WrR
Media birthday: Author, “Charlotte’s Web” and “Stuart Little” creator, New Yorker contributor and “Elements of Style” co-author E.B. White was born on this date 120 years ago. He died in 1985. https://t.co/lau5GiBF6O
Born this day: Giorgio Armani (1934), Yul Brynner (1920-1985), E.B. White (1899-1985), Bull Connor (1897-1973), Tab Hunter (1931-2018), Lil' Kim (1974)
"I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day." -E.B. White
“Oh... by ‘improve the world’ I mean really riding folks about their sentence structures and by ‘enjoy the world’ I mean seeing kids cry when I tell them a spider died.”—E.B. White https://t.co/rEBgoKBcYT
Happy birthday E. B. White! I thought about Trumpet of the Swan when I wrote my own chapter book, Noah Green Junior Zookeeper and the Garage Sale Pet. I hope that kids find the same sense of wonder reading my book that I did reading his.
#throwbackthursday #ebwhite #chapterbook https://t.co/JBjKWRI4lC
July 11, 2019
“We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.”
E. B. White (born on this day in 1899)
(2) ”Summertime is a good time to reexamine New York and to receive again the gift of privacy, the jewel of loneliness.” ~E.B. White #OTD 🎈#reading
Happy Birthday E.B. White 🎈
(1) “I am, at the moment of writing this, living not as a neighborhood man in New York but as a transient, or vagrant, in from the country for a few days.” ~E.B.W.
Born on this day (July 11) in 1899: E. B. WHITE, American writer (Charlotte's Web, Elements of Style), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 1985) https://t.co/UdI5FIOAbt
Today is E.B. White's birthday!
Quote For The Day: “Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.” - E. B. White (born this day in 1899)
"The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind." - E.B. White #HBD
"One thing an essayist cannot do is indulge himself in deceit or in concealment, or he will be found out in no time."
Delightful close-observer of humans, E. B. White was born today in 1899. He loved New York, his dachshund and writing. https://t.co/OYfVtaioqA
Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts. ~ E. B. White
"New York is particularly constructed to absorb almost anything that comes along."
One of the best essays about New York I've ever read. As true today as it was 70+ years ago. https://t.co/OYfVtaioqA
If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. -E.B. White, writer @awad
Mother: "It's broccoli, dear."
Child: "I say it's spinach, and I say the hell with it."
E. B. White wb 120 today