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John Steinbeck quotes | Best quotes by John Steinbeck | John Steinbeck quotes about life |

Author of around twenty books,  John Steinbeck, is know best for his comic and non-fiction writings. And along with his writings in novels, the writer has also left behind some of his best quotes and sayings and life.

Some of them are also picked from his exceptional write ups. So if you are a reader inspired by the writings of John Steinbeck, here are his quotes that you will love.

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Take a look at our collection for the best John Steinbeck quotes | Best quotes by John Steinbeck | John Steinbeck quotes about life |

John Steinbeck quotes | Best quotes by John Steinbeck | John Steinbeck quotes about life |

  1. Our capacity for self delusion is boundless
  2. You can’t go home again because home has ceased to exist except in the mothballs of memory
  3. It’s not the lie that bothers me. It’s the insult to my intelligence that I find offensive
  4. To be alive at all is to have scars
  5. You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself
  6. Anything that costs money is cheap
  7. It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone
  8. Then from the corner of the house came a sound so soft it might have been simply a thought
  9. And now that you don’t have to be perfect you can be good
  10. It was her habit to build laughter out of inadequate materials
  11. I believe there are monsters born in the world to human parents
  12. I got you to look after me, and you got me to look after you, and that’s why.
  13. I wonder how many people I’ve looked at all my life and never seen
  14. His ear heard more than what was said to him, and his slow speech had overtones not of thought but of understanding beyond thought
  15. Our people are good people, our people are kind people, Pray God some day kind people won’t all be poor
  16. Indeed the sea, because it teaches me
  17. If it is right, it happens the main thing is not to harry. Nothing good get away
  18. My imagination will get me a passport to hell one day
  19. Perhaps it takes courage to raise children
  20. The free exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world
  21. All great and precious things are lonely
  22. No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself
  23. What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?
  24. People are felt rather than seen after the first few moments
  25. All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream
  26. Well, every little boy thinks he invented sin. Virtue we learn, because we are told about it, but sin is our own designing
  27. I am rooted but I flow
  28. I guess there are never enough books
  29. How strange and lovely it is to be anything at all
  30. I believe that love cannot be bought except with love

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