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


In this life, Christ is an example, showing us how to live in his death, he is a sacrifice, satisfying for our sins in his resurrection, a conqueror in his ascentions, a kind in his intercession, a high priest.

Martin Luther

A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.

Benjamin Franklin

We slew the goliath of raciism,but, we now must contend with his offspring.

Rev. Jesse Jackson

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

Do good, reap good; do evil, reap evil.

Chinese Proverb

Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.

William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 1 scene 3 »

Use what talent you possess the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke »