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


Trust men and they will be true to you treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I do not want to dieuntil I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the see that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown.

Kathe Kollwitz

Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. You are as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The way to keep young is to keep your faith young. Keep your self confidence young. Keep your hope young.

Luella F. Phean

All my pupils are the crme de la crme. Give me a girl of an impressionable age, and she is mine for life.

Muriel Spark

Hatred is a boomerang which is sure to hit you harder than the one at whom you throw it.

Author Unknown

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard »

When one's ill or unhappy, one needs something outside oneself to hold one up. It is a good thing, I think, when one has been knocked out of one's balance . to have some external job or duty to hang on to.

Aldous Huxley »