Today marks E.B. White's birthday! He was born on July 11, 1899 and is widely considered one of the most influential children's authors of all time. After all who hasn't read (and wept over) the bittersweet tale of Charlotte's Web? Or daydreamed about being friends with a mouse who wears clothes and drives a tiny car like in Stuart Little?
E.B. White imparted plenty of life advice up until his death in 1985, and here are 5 of his most wonderful quotes to prove it!
1. On friendship:
2. On hope:
3. On kindness:
4. On happiness:
5. On nature:
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