Quotes by John Steinbeck

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. was an American author.

The best Quotes and Sayings

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

- John SteinbeckPower, Corruption

You know how advice is. You only want it if it agrees with what you wanted to do anyway.

- John SteinbeckRatschl├Ąge

Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased.

- John SteinbeckMemories, Traveling

I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.

- John SteinbeckTeachers

A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.

- John SteinbeckGrief, Illness & Sickness, Depression

One can find so many pains when the rain is falling.

- John SteinbeckRain, Depression

Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.

- John SteinbeckThinking, Ideas

No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself.

- John SteinbeckHumanity, Criminal Minds

Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word.

- John SteinbeckTexas