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John Steinbeck

“[Man] is the only animal who lives outside of himself, whose drive is in external things—property, houses, money, concepts of power. He lives in his cities and his factories, in his business and job and art. But having projected himself into these external complexities, he is them. His house, his automobile are a part of him and a large part of him. This is beautifully demonstrated by a thing doctors know—that when a man loses his possessions a very common result is sexual impotence.”


John Steinbeck, The Log from the Sea of Cortez
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The Log from the Sea of Cortez The Log from the Sea of Cortez by John Steinbeck
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