Quotation by James Thurber

Somebody once said that I am incapable of drawing a man, but that I draw abstract things like despair, disillusion, despondency, sorrow, lapse of memory, exile, and that these things are sometimes in a shape that might be called Man or Woman.
James Thurber (1894–1961), U.S. humorist, illustrator. Interview with Jack Sher in Detroit Free Press (February 25, 1940).
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