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John Steinbeck Facts

John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. was an American writer. He is widely known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939), East of Eden (1952) and the novella Of Mice and Men (1937). As the author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories, Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962. (1902 – 1968)

Quotes by John Steinbeck

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
John Steinbeck

I hate cameras. They are so much more sure than I am about everything.
John Steinbeck

Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
John Steinbeck

The things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success.
John Steinbeck

We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it.
John Steinbeck

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