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


Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.

Aristotle

She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life.

John Mason Brown

We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society.

Judith Martin

It is by will alone that I set my mind in motion.

Mentat Prayer

It's not Jerusalem, It's not Baghdad. It's not Bolivia. It's Oklahoma.

V. Z. Lawton

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

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Many men can make a fortune but very few can build a family.

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Our test of truth is a reference to either a present or imagined future majority in favour of our view.

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