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IsiOrejas: On page 252 of 597 of The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck

dedication_bot: East of Eden by John Steinbeck

davidtlang: In 1966, John Steinbeck made a compelling case that the US should create an independent Ocean agency.

iamjppressley: "Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen." ― John Steinbeck

StachAnna: ALL WAR IS A SYMPTOM OF MAN'S FAILURE AS A THINKING ANIMAL. JOHN STEINBECK

TruckersVote: . - - - Unamerican Activities - - - Florida Nazis have banned John Steinbeck & Jack London from libraries. Full Grown Fascism has arrived in the United States of America. .

TheLastGorgon: “Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat, but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” - paraphrase, John Steinbeck. There are no ethical billionaires, and imaging they exist is an ego fueled fantasy.

anacristinai: Marked as to-read: The Pearl by John Steinbeck

W_TripSolution: “People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

Darrenmmatthews: Friendship: “I got you to look after me, and you got me to look after you, and that's why.” ― John Steinbeck

Kevin_Wathey: "Life is like an empty field. With intention it becomes a garden, without it weeds and debris will take over. Something will grow either way, but it’s your choice what takes root." - John Steinbeck

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

DreamAccelerate: "Genius is a little boy chasing a butterfly up a mountain." -John Steinbeck-

JChapman1729: Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen. - John Steinbeck

VM1z: “And her joy was nearly like sorrow.” ― John Steinbeck (Image by ArtStation-sad smile)

jwilhelmi: Could you imagine kids today in class, each playing a roll in Julius Caesar? How about Henry the eighth? Reading 1984 or gasp( John Steinbeck's 'Of mice and men')

tilbots: While reporting on the Vietnam War, John Steinbeck IV, son of novelist John Steinbeck, joined a sect of Christian/Buddhist monks who only ate coconuts.

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

Pendidikan4Id: “I guess there are never enough books.” ― John Steinbeck, A John Steinbeck Encyclopedia

the_rhoda: People don't take trips, trips take people John Steinbeck

anuragbatrayo: “Ever’body’s askin’ that. ‘What we comin’ to?’ Seems to me we don’t never come to nothin’. Always on the way.” — John Steinbeck

salman123451771: “It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.” –John Steinbeck

StayInspiredBot: If we could learn to like ourselves, even a little, maybe our cruelties and angers might melt away. - John Steinbeck

bogame7355: “I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.” –John Steinbeck

_ui1422: He smiled at her As a man might smile at a memory. John Steinbeck

ahmad05094370: “A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.” –John Steinbeck

Gooohde: "...and I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man, particularly if she happens to have love in her heart. I guess a loving woman is almost indestructible.” –East of Eden, John Steinbeck

ferryljdhj: 9303. The Cannery Row Monument. Tour reviews: The Cannery Row monument has author John Steinbeck sitting atop the rock and his famous friend, marine biologist Ed R... IGHK5K5

leghorn1357: Quote of the day: It is so easy to give, so exquisitely rewarding. - John Steinbeck

mixcom: It is so easy to give, so exquisitely rewarding. John Steinbeck

HansQuote: “Maybe everybody in the whole damn world is scared of each other.” ― John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men

cylocyziruzu: Genius is a little boy chasing a butterfly up a mountain. John Steinbeck

CamelotMacro: John Steinbeck: “Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.”

keltinwiens: 78% done with Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck

BsdPredictions: When Dazai Osamu dies, John Steinbeck is seen grieving for them.

pyrofanis23: “People don’t take trips. Trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

NadiaAwriter: "Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen." ― John Steinbeck

MythicViego: "All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking animal." — John Steinbeck

almjd9mjd: “A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.” –John Steinbeck

W_TripSolution: “People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

AllOnFire: Paddywax Library Collection John Steinbeck Scented Soy Wax Candle, 6.5-Ounce, Smoked Birch & Amber

JohnMeddick: Marked as to-read: Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck

rizacitak251: “I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.” –John Steinbeck

DreamAccelerate: "Genius is a little boy chasing a butterfly up a mountain." -John Steinbeck-

cgeclectics: “There ain't no sin and there ain't no virtue. There's just stuff people do.” ― John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath

reye1234765: “I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.” –John Steinbeck

GeauxGabrielle: This why the “it was a different time” shit them folks say dont fly w/ me. This is absolutely ridiculous & disgusting. Have your people no shame? In the Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck wrote about the Salvation Army throwing bread on the ground & making poor people crawl for it

draxtor: My ten fave authors in my living room shelf: Heinrich Böll John Steinbeck Don DeLillo James Baldwin David Foster Wallace Thomas Pynchon Octavia Butler Matt Ruff Perry Rhodan (the writers of the series!!) Cixin Liu I have NOT enough diversity in my reading! HELP!!!

SabineVdL: “I would rather that everyone should love me, but love those I love, more than me.” — John Steinbeck (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1940)

tothemax2050: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

AkurathGB: NIMRIT DESERVES TROPHY Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass. - John Steinbeck..

El_AdamMendoza: It is so easy to give, so exquisitely rewarding. Separator. ~John Steinbeck

GregWathen: It is so easy to give, so exquisitely rewarding.  John Steinbeck

chikuwa100q_bot: 41. I guess/ there are never enough books. [John Steinbeck]

_CoachEllis: “It is so easy to give, so exquisitely rewarding.” - John Steinbeck

PeterCo16354149: "the paradoxes are becoming so great that leaders of people must be less and less intelligent to stand their own leadership" From: The Log From The Sea of Cortez, by John Steinbeck. (Published 1951)

BsdPredictions: Nikolai Gogol and John Steinbeck form a partnership. It was short-lived but very efficient.

_nimrit_: NIMRIT DESERVES TROPHY Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise, I say ignore the bastard. - John Steinbeck..

JohnAvlon: Saving John Steinbeck's House in Sag Harbor has been a community effort from the beginning and we are very close to the finish line.

REColley: 4 of 5 stars to The Pearl by John Steinbeck

PrescottNF: “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” ― John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America

Lala126_: “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” ― John Steinbeck

floor_roach: john steinbeck’s grapes of wrath

bobokeeper1: And this I must fight against: any idea, religion, or government which limits or destroys the individual." – John Steinbeck

f0lkwh0ore: i just had the best idea for my bridesmaids i’m gonna get them each a favourite classical fiction novel since i love reading so much & it’s so cute. i need to get another copy of metamorphosis by frank kafka, john steinbeck, and i think i’m either gonna do hemingway or

DreamAccelerate: "Genius is a little boy chasing a butterfly up a mountain." -John Steinbeck-

PromoFocus_: “The secret of successful writing is to pretend that the place you are describing is familiar, and that anyone who reads your book has been there before.” - John Steinbeck

AntonioRMNas: Leyendo a John Steinbeck.

alyssa13garcia: “You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck

Seref__aydin: “A known enemy is less dangerous, less able to surprise.” John Steinbeck

depr001: The Tragic Miracle of Consciousness: John Steinbeck on the True Meaning and Purpose of Hope

noob87511967: I can't write. How did the authors before us do it. The discipline of a John Steinbeck with nothing but a typewriter producing manuscript after manuscript. Not just one bestseller, a whole list of them..grapes of wrath, east of Eden, sweet Thursday, cannary row, of mice and men.

josephochambers: I wonder how many people I've looked at all my life and never seen. John Steinbeck

Freelineorlando: Jan. 28 1944 was the premiere of Lifeboat. Hitchcock's survival film set in a lifeboat was the first of his "limited settings" movies. Great cinematography and another grand performance by Tallulah Bankhead; unique story by John Steinbeck. Hitch got a best director nomination.

LDWDispatch: quotemadness: “I guess I’m trying to say, grab anything that goes by. It may not come around again.” — John Steinbeck

CethanLeahy: This bio for George R. R. Martin is great because A) It reveals that one of the Rs is a confirmation name B) it quickly turns into a John Steinbeck novel

AdamDubbin: Quite a few, but Pat Frank's "Alas, Babylon", Douglas Adams' "Hitchhiker's Guide" and John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" are at the top of the list. Also, Irvine Welsh's "The Acid House" anthology and George Orwell's "Animal Farm".

DavidBlenko: Try to understand men. If you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never leads to hate and almost always leads to love ~ John Steinbeck

jhagel: “The free exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world.” - John Steinbeck

oklahomatrey: Good morning say it back. “Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” - John Steinbeck

collier15lsij: John Steinbeck: Travels with Charley and Later Novels 1947-1962: The Wayward Bus / Burning Bright / Sweet Thursday / The Wint FF9GBPT

Makaobora: Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck [pdf]

Gothamist: An asteroid almost hit Earth yesterday, so here are some stories to read while we process that: Alan Cumming returns his knighthood, the House of Representatives has an official Dad Caucus, John Steinbeck's old house could become a writing retreat & more.

spacewolf82: “My father said she was a strong woman, and I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man, particularly if she happens to have love in her heart. I guess a loving woman is almost indestructible.” ~ from "East of Eden" by John Steinbeck

MattFetchko: John Steinbeck's Sag Harbor house could soon become a writers retreat

meiviev: — of mice and men by john steinbeck ★

PandaMonium456: GM “When two people meet, each one is changed by the other so you've got two new people.” - John Steinbeck

MarleeWith2Es: totally not the biggest issue, but the publisher was also marketing it as "new Grapes of Wrath," which is weird for multiple reasons not least bc John Steinbeck spent MONTHS working with migrant families and was FROM Salina.

alexwriters: STARTS NEXT WEEK! We'll read from such cherished authors as George Orwell, James Baldwin, Joseph Conrad, Gabrielle Roy, John Howard Griffin, Lynne Sharon Schwartz, Itabari Njeri, John Steinbeck, Ryszard Kapuscinski—and perhaps even the Bard himself.

fraveris: "Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance." John Steinbeck Karen Knorr Photography.

Wisdom_HQ: A boy becomes a man when a man is needed. | John Steinbeck

HedgesHamptons: John Steinbeck's property overlooking the water in Sag Harbor has been on the market for nearly two years.

AWindowToBeauty: "It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world." - John Steinbeck

andela_bobic: “Ever’body’s askin’ that. ‘What we comin’ to?’ Seems to me we don’t never come to nothin’. Always on the way.” — John Steinbeck,

HDFLASHSTREAM: “A sad soul can be just as lethal as a germ.” ~ John Steinbeck

AWindowToBeauty: "Change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass." - John Steinbeck

Cyndiburnett: “Only through imitation do we develop toward originality.”- John Steinbeck. Do you agree?

CristiMarconi: “When I was very young and the urge to be someplace else was on me, I was assured by mature people that maturity would cure this itch”. John Steinbeck.

2popeyebiscuit: “i find john steinbeck rather dry”



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