Thornton Niven Wilder

Thornton Niven Wilder

American author
17 April 1897 — 7 December 1975

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Money is like manure; it`s not worth a thing unless it`s spread around encouraging young things to grow.

When you`re safe at home you wish you were having an adventure; when you`re having an adventure you wish you were safe at home.

The best thing about animals is they don`t talk much.

It is only in appearance that time is a river. It is rather a vast landscape and it is the eye of the beholder that moves.

Everybody`s always talking about people breaking into houses [...]; but there are more people in the world who want to break out of houses.

Marriage is a bribe to make a housekeeper think she`s a householder.


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