Books are the best friends you can have; they inform you, and entertain you, and they don't talk back.
John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968)
Contributed by: Zaady
All Americans believe that they are born fishermen. For a man to admit a distaste for fishing would be like denouncing mother-love or hating moonlight.
A fallow field is a sin.
I've lived in good climate, and it bores the hell out of me. I like weather rather than climate.
I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
Source: quoted in Cold Noses and Warm Hearts
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