John Steinbeck

1902 - 1968

A Quote by John Ernst Steinbeck on universe and work

Man, unlike any other thing organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments.

John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968)

Source: The Grapes of Wrath, 1939, ch. 14

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A Quote by John Ernst Steinbeck on advice

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No one wants advice, only corroboration.

John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968)

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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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