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  • #1
    John Steinbeck
    “I believe that there is one story in the world, and only one. . . . Humans are caught—in their lives, in their thoughts, in their hungers and ambitions, in their avarice and cruelty, and in their kindness and generosity too—in a net of good and evil. . . . There is no other story. A man, after he has brushed off the dust and chips of his life, will have left only the hard, clean questions: Was it good or was it evil? Have I done well—or ill?”
    John Steinbeck, East of Eden

  • #2
    John Steinbeck
    “To be alive at all is to have scars. ”
    John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

  • #3
    John Steinbeck
    “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

  • #4
    John Steinbeck
    “People who are most afraid of their dreams convince themselves they don't dream at all.”
    John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

  • #5
    John Steinbeck
    “All great and precious things are lonely.”
    John Steinbeck, East of Eden

  • #7
    John Steinbeck
    “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

  • #7
    John Steinbeck
    “When two people meet, each one is changed by the other so you've got two new people.”
    John Steinbeck

  • #8
    John Steinbeck
    “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

  • #9
    John Steinbeck
    “I shall revenge myself in the cruelest way you can imagine. I shall forget it.”
    John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

  • #10
    John Steinbeck
    “Can you honestly love a dishonest thing?”
    John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

  • #11
    John Steinbeck
    “You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.”
    John Steinbeck

  • #12
    John Steinbeck
    “You know how advice is - you only want it if it agrees with what you wanted to do anyways.”
    John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

  • #13
    John Steinbeck
    “Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.”
    John Steinbeck

  • #14
    John Steinbeck
    “Sometimes a man wants to be stupid if it lets him do a thing his cleverness forbids.”
    John Steinbeck, East of Eden

  • #15
    John Steinbeck
    “No one who is young is ever going to be old.”
    John Steinbeck, East of Eden

  • #16
    John Steinbeck
    “When a man says he does not want to speak of something he usually means he can think of nothing else.”
    John Steinbeck, East of Eden

  • #17
    John Steinbeck
    “Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance.”
    John Steinbeck

  • #18
    John Steinbeck
    “Man has a choice and it's a choice that makes him a man.”
    John Steinbeck, East of Eden

  • #19
    Robert Frost
    “In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”
    Robert Frost

  • #20
    Robert Frost
    “We love the things we love for what they are.”
    Robert Frost

  • #21
    John Steinbeck
    “I wonder how many people I've looked at all my life and never seen.”
    John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

  • #22
    Robert Frost
    “Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”
    Robert Frost

  • #23
    Emily Dickinson
    “Forever is composed of nows.”
    Emily Dickinson

  • #24
    Emily Dickinson
    “We turn not older with years but newer every day.”
    Emily Dickinson

  • #25
    Emily Dickinson
    “Heart, we will forget him,

    You and I, tonight!

    You must forget the warmth he gave,

    I will forget the light.”
    Emily Dickinson
    tags: love

  • #26
    Emily Dickinson
    “I felt it shelter to speak to you.”
    Emily Dickinson

  • #27
    Emily Dickinson
    “Life is a spell so exquisite that everything conspires to break it.”
    Emily Dickinson

  • #28
    Emily Dickinson
    “Not knowing when the dawn will come
    I open every door.”
    Emily Dickinson, The Complete Poems

  • #29
    Emily Dickinson
    “Bring me the sunset in a cup.”
    Emily Dickinson

  • #30
    Emily Dickinson
    “A great hope fell
    You heard no noise
    The ruin was within.”
    Emily Dickinson
    tags: hope



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