Thurber can refer to:


  • James Thurber (1894-1961), American humorist and cartoonist
  • Alexandre Thurber (1871-1958), Quebec industrialist and politician
  • Charles Thurber a black man lynched in 1882
  • Charles Thurber (inventor), who contributed innovations to the early typewriter
  • James A. Thurber, political science professor
  • Jeannette Thurber (1850-1946), a major patron of classical music in the United States
  • Rawson Marshall Thurber (born 1975), American filmmaker
  • Tom Thurber, Canadian politician

Other uses:

  • Thurber, Texas, a ghost town
  • Thurber House, a literary center named after James Thurber

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Famous quotes containing the word thurber:

    I consider that that “that” that worries us so much should be forgotten. Rats desert a sinking ship. Thats infest a sinking magazine.
    —James Thurber (1894–1961)

    Humor does not include sarcasm, invalid irony, sardonicism, innuendo, or any other form of cruelty. When these things are raised to a high point they can become wit, but unlike the French and the English, we have not been much good at wit since the days of Benjamin Franklin.
    —James Thurber (1894–1961)

    A drawing is always dragged down to the level of its caption.
    —James Thurber (1894–1961)