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John Steinbeck

Read through the most famous quotes from John Steinbeck

Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.

— John Steinbeck

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All great and precious things are lonely.

— John Steinbeck


And the little screaming fact that sounds through all history: repression works only to strengthen and knit the repressed.

— John Steinbeck

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Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.

— John Steinbeck

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It's so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.

— John Steinbeck

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All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking animal.

— John Steinbeck

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Try to understand men. If you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never leads to hate and almost always leads to love.

— John Steinbeck

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I guess there are never enough books.

— John Steinbeck

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What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.

— John Steinbeck

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Anything that just costs money is cheap.

— John Steinbeck


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The book is very different in tone from Steinbeck's amoral and ecological stance in earlier works like Tortilla Flat and Cannery Row. The story is about two traveling ranch workers George and Lennie trying to work up enough money to buy their own farm/ranch. Soon after he began work on East of Eden (1952) which he considered his best work.

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. (February 27 1902 – December 20 1968) was an American writer. As the author of twenty-seven books including sixteen novels six non-fiction books and five collections of short stories Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962.

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