John Steinbeck

1902 - 1968

A Quote by John Ernst Steinbeck on best friend, books, and friendship

Books are the best friends you can have; they inform you, and entertain you, and they don't talk back.

John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968)

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A Quote by John Ernst Steinbeck on belief, fishing, love, and motherhood

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.

John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968)

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A Quote by John Ernst Steinbeck

A fallow field is a sin.

John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968)

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A Quote by John Ernst Steinbeck on boredom, climate, good, hell, life, and weather

I've lived in good climate, and it bores the hell out of me. I like weather rather than climate.

John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968)

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A Quote by John Ernst Steinbeck on contempt and dogs

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.

John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968)

Source: quoted in Cold Noses and Warm Hearts

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