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Upton Sinclair Quotes: American journalism is a class institution, serving the rich and spurning the poor.
         

American journalism is a class institution, serving the rich and spurning the poor.


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It is foolish to be convinced without evidence, but it is equally foolish to refuse to be convinced by real evidence.



You don't have to be satisfied with America as you find it. You can change it. I didn't like the way I found America some sixty years ago, and I've been trying to change it ever since.

You don't have to be satisfied with America as you find it. You can change it. I didn't like the way I found America some sixty years ago, and I've been trying to change it ever since.



Fascism is capitalism plus murder.

Fascism is capitalism plus murder.



One of the necessary accompaniments of capitalism in a democracy is political corruption.

One of the necessary accompaniments of capitalism in a democracy is political corruption.



I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach.

I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach.



The private control of credit is the modern form of slavery.

The private control of credit is the modern form of slavery.



I don't know whether anyone will care to examine my heart, but if they do, they will find two words there- 'social justice.' For that is what I have believed in and fought for.

I don't know whether anyone will care to examine my heart, but if they do, they will find two words there- 'social justice.' For that is what I have believed in and fought for.



You can't make somebody understand something if their salary depends upon them not understanding it.

You can't make somebody understand something if their salary depends upon them not understanding it.



All truly great art is optimistic. The individual artist is happy in his creative work. The fact that practically all great art is tragic does not in any way change the above thesis.

All truly great art is optimistic. The individual artist is happy in his creative work. The fact that practically all great art is tragic does not in any way change the above thesis.





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True emancipation begins neither at the polls nor in the courts. It begins in woman's soul.

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