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John Steinbeck Quotes: Maybe the hardest thing in writing is simply to tell the truth about things as we see them.
         

Maybe the hardest thing in writing is simply to tell the truth about things as we see them.


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An unbelieved truth can hurt a man much more than a lie. It takes great courage to back truth unacceptable to our times. There's a punishment for it, and it's usually crucifixion.

An unbelieved truth can hurt a man much more than a lie. It takes great courage to back truth unacceptable to our times. There's a punishment for it, and it's usually crucifixion.



He's got a can up there, ' Richard said.

He's got a can up there, ' Richard said.



What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.



The bank - the monster has to have profits all the time. It can't wait. It'll die. No, taxes go on. When the monster stops growing, it dies. It can't stay one size.

The bank - the monster has to have profits all the time. It can't wait. It'll die. No, taxes go on. When the monster stops growing, it dies. It can't stay one size.



Henry liked fun and avoided when he could any solemn or serious matter, for he confused these with sorrow.

Henry liked fun and avoided when he could any solemn or serious matter, for he confused these with sorrow.





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A spirit without an outlet for its passion, is as good as dead.

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You can't speak life to others if you don't know how to speak life to yourself. Dead leaves can't breathe.

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You may have told me your story, but you’re still practically a stranger to me. I don’t know the you that you are right now as well as I know your past.

You may have told me your story, but you’re still practically a stranger to me. I don’t know the you that you are right now as well as I know your past.



And when all was said and done the lies a fellow told about himself couldn't probably hold a proverbial candle to the wholesale whoppers other fellows coined about him.

And when all was said and done the lies a fellow told about himself couldn't probably hold a proverbial candle to the wholesale whoppers other fellows coined about him.



My cardinal belief is that it is the natives of the land that till the land best, with passion and meaning. The advanced nations of this world built their countries by the sweat of their indigenes.

My cardinal belief is that it is the natives of the land that till the land best, with passion and meaning. The advanced nations of this world built their countries by the sweat of their indigenes.



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