Quotes by John Steinbeck, The Moon is Down

Free men cannot start a war, but once it is started, they can fight on in defeat. Herd men, followers of a leader, cannot do that, and so it is always the herd men who win battles and the free men who win wars.

John Steinbeck, The Moon is Down

Other Great Authors


Different people have different duties assigned to them by Nature Nature has given one the power or the desire to do this, and the other that. Each bird must sing with his own throat.

Henrik Ibsen

Give all to love obey thy heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Say what you have to say, not what you ought. any truth is better than make-Believe!

Henry David Thoreau, Simplify Simplify

Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.

Henri Matisse

To believe is to know you believe, and to know you believe is not to believe.

Jean-Paul Sartre

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain »

If you were in a burning house and there was a cat and a Rembrandt, what would you save The cat...you would save the cat, because the cat is alive. The art is dead. It's just paint on a canvas, ink on a page. To live for art is to deny life. It's just to destroy life.

Andrew Schneider »