John Ernst Steinbeck

John Ernst Steinbeck

was an American writer
The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.More John Ernst Steinbeck quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I've lived in good climate, and it bores the hell out of me. I like weather rather than climate.More John Ernst Steinbeck quotes [07/11/2011 02:07:49]
Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.More John Ernst Steinbeck quotes [07/11/2011 02:07:55]
No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself.More John Ernst Steinbeck quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It always seemed strange to me that the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, aquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and selfinterest are the traits of sucess. And while men admire the quality of the first, they love the produce of the second.More John Ernst Steinbeck quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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