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


It is a consolation to the wretched to have companions in misery.

Publilius Syrus

Doubt is the vestibule which all must pass before they can enter the temple of wisdom. When we are in doubt and puzzle out the truth by our own exertions, we have gained something that will stay by us and will serve us again. But if to avoid the trouble of the search we avail ourselves of the superior information of a friend, such knowledge will not remain with us; we have not bought, but borrowed it.

C. C. Colton

Oh, come on. If you can't laugh at the walking dead, who can you laugh at

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Never criticize a man until you've walked a mile in his moccasins.

American Indian Proverb

Will your child learn to multiply before she learns to subtract

Children's Defense Fund

Risk is essential. There is not growth of inspiration in staying within what is safe and comfortable. Once you find out what you do best, why not try something else

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I have no relish for the country; it is a kind of healthy grave.

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