John Steinbeck’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite John Steinbeck Quotes 

Love reading? Then it’s likely you will love a good quote from your favourite author. This article covers John Steinbeck’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes that we at Australia Unwrapped have collected from some of his greatest works. John Steinbeck quotes to remember and here you will find 10 of the best. A memorable quote can stay with you and can be used along your journey. Choosing John Steinbeck’s top 10 quotes is not easy, but here they are:

Popular Quotes

“All great and precious things are lonely.”
― John Steinbeck, East of Eden

 “But the Hebrew word, the word timshel—‘Thou mayest’— that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open. That throws it right back on a man. For if ‘Thou mayest’—it is also true that ‘Thou mayest not.”
― John Steinbeck, East of Eden

“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 indestructible.”
― John Steinbeck, East of Eden

 “It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.”
― John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

 “I got you to look after me, and you got me to look after you, and that’s
why.”
― John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men

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

“I wonder how many people I’ve looked at all my life and never seen.”
― John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

 “Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.”
― John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men

“And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.”
― John Steinbeck, East of Eden

“All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.”
― John Steinbeck

10 Famous Quotes by Author John Steinbeck

10 quotes by John Steinbeck there you go! It’s never an easy task picking the best quotations from great writers, so please if you disagree or have more to add, please comment and share your opinions. My 10 greatest John Steinbeck quotes will likely be different from yours; however, that’s the best thing about them, each quote can mean something different to each person. So don’t wait, comment and shares your best John Steinbeck Quote. 

One Final Bonus – John Steinbeck Quote 

“And this I believe: that the free, exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world. And this I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, undirected. And this I must fight against: any idea, religion, or government which limits or destroys the individual. This is what I am and what I am about.”

― John Steinbeck, East of Eden

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Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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