Dystopian Author Quotes

June 28, 2020
In fact, the whole thing about prohibition is this: it isn't the initial cost, it's the humidity.

Sinclair Lewis Dystopian Author Quotes#67

Sinclair Lewis In fact, the whole thing about prohibition is this: it isn’t the initial cost, it’s the humidity.
June 28, 2020
There was much conversation, most of which sounded like the rest of it.

Sinclair Lewis Dystopian Author Quotes#66

Sinclair Lewis There was much conversation, most of which sounded like the rest of it.
June 28, 2020
It is one of the major tragedies that nothing is more discomforting than the hearty affection of the Old Friends who never were friends.

Sinclair Lewis Dystopian Author Quotes#65

Sinclair Lewis It is one of the major tragedies that nothing is more discomforting than the hearty affection of the Old Friends who never were friends.
June 28, 2020
His name was George F. Babbitt, and . . . he was nimble in the calling of selling houses for more than people could afford to pay.

Sinclair Lewis Dystopian Author Quotes#64

Sinclair Lewis His name was George F. Babbitt, and . . . he was nimble in the calling of selling houses for more than people could […]
June 28, 2020
Funny how the world always praises its opera-singers so much and pays 'em so well and then starves its shoemakers, and yet it needs good shoes so much more than it needs opera--or war or fiction.

Sinclair Lewis Dystopian Author Quotes#63

Sinclair Lewis Funny how the world always praises its opera-singers so much and pays ’em so well and then starves its shoemakers, and yet it needs […]
June 28, 2020
If travel were so inspiring and informing a business ... then the wisest men in the world would be deck hands on tramp steamers.

Sinclair Lewis Dystopian Author Quotes#62

Sinclair Lewis If travel were so inspiring and informing a business … then the wisest men in the world would be deck hands on tramp steamers.
June 28, 2020
Winter is not a season in the North Middlewest; it is an industry.

Sinclair Lewis Dystopian Author Quotes#61

Sinclair Lewis Winter is not a season in the North Middlewest; it is an industry.
June 28, 2020
There are dozens of young poets and fictioneers most of them a little insane in the tradition of James Joyce, who, however insane they may be, have refused to be genteel and traditional and dull.

Sinclair Lewis Dystopian Author Quotes#60

Sinclair Lewis There are dozens of young poets and fictioneers most of them a little insane in the tradition of James Joyce, who, however insane they […]
June 28, 2020
Is it possible that nobody has ever known that there never has been a completely civilized man, and won't be for another thousand years?

Sinclair Lewis Dystopian Author Quotes#59

Sinclair Lewis Is it possible that nobody has ever known that there never has been a completely civilized man, and won’t be for another thousand years?