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


The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice and a righteous and dynamic faith.

John Foster Dulles

A nuclear power plant is infinently safer than eating, because 300 people choke to death on food every year.

Dixie Lee Ray

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

Judy Garland

I've developed a new philosophy... I only dread one day at a time.

Charlie Brown

Your love will last forever, If you do not expect her to walk the same path, But you look in the same direction.

T. Clay Sanders

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.

Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891 »

Do not always assume the other fellow has intelligence equal to yours. He may have more.

Terry Thomas »