Dystopian Author Quotes

July 31, 2020
Sometimes, a lie is told in kindness. I don't believe it ever works kindly. The quick pain of truth can pass away, but the slow, eating agony of a lie is never lost.

John Steinbeck Dystopian Author Quotes#37

John Steinbeck Sometimes, a lie is told in kindness. I don’t believe it ever works kindly. The quick pain of truth can pass away, but the […]
July 31, 2020
It was too nerve-wracking, a shocking spectacle, like seeing an old, calm friend go insane.

John Steinbeck Dystopian Author Quotes#36

John Steinbeck It was too nerve-wracking, a shocking spectacle, like seeing an old, calm friend go insane.
July 31, 2020
There's an awful lot of inactive kindness which is nothing but laziness, not wanting any trouble, confusion, or effort.

John Steinbeck Dystopian Author Quotes#35

John Steinbeck There’s an awful lot of inactive kindness which is nothing but laziness, not wanting any trouble, confusion, or effort.
July 31, 2020
I am writing this from what we Americans call Yurrp. In Yurrp writers are taken as seriously as Lana Turner's legs are in America - a ridiculous situation.

John Steinbeck Dystopian Author Quotes#34

John Steinbeck I am writing this from what we Americans call Yurrp. In Yurrp writers are taken as seriously as Lana Turner’s legs are in America […]
July 31, 2020
A dog is a bond between strangers.

John Steinbeck Dystopian Author Quotes#33

John Steinbeck A dog is a bond between strangers.
July 31, 2020
And finally comes culture, which is entertainment, relaxation, transport out of the pain of living.

John Steinbeck Dystopian Author Quotes#32

John Steinbeck And finally comes culture, which is entertainment, relaxation, transport out of the pain of living.
July 31, 2020
Kino heard the little splash of morning waves on the beach. It was very good -- Kino closed his eyes again to listen to his music.

John Steinbeck Dystopian Author Quotes#31

John Steinbeck Kino heard the little splash of morning waves on the beach. It was very good — Kino closed his eyes again to listen to […]
July 31, 2020
I know people who are so immersed in road maps that they never see the countryside they pass through, and others who, having traced a route, are held to it as though held by flanged wheels to rails.

John Steinbeck Dystopian Author Quotes#30

John Steinbeck I know people who are so immersed in road maps that they never see the countryside they pass through, and others who, having traced […]
July 31, 2020
Niagara Falls is very nice. I'm very glad I saw it, because from now on if I am asked whether I have seen Niagara Falls I can say yes, and be telling the truth for once.

John Steinbeck Dystopian Author Quotes#29

John Steinbeck Niagara Falls is very nice. I’m very glad I saw it, because from now on if I am asked whether I have seen Niagara […]
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