James Thurber Quote

The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel.


"The Duchess and the Bugs", 'Lanterns & Lances (1961). The piece was "a response" to an award Thurber received from the Ohioana Library Association in 1953.

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The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel.

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The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel.

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The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel.

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The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel.