And finally comes culture, which is entertainment, relaxation, transport out of the pain of living.
("East of Eden")
More Quotes from John Steinbeck:There's an awful lot of inactive kindness which is nothing but laziness, not wanting any trouble, confusion, or effort.
The American girl makes a servant of her husband and then finds him contemptible for being a servant
Men who have created new fruits in the world cannot create a system whereby those fruits may be eaten.
Evening of a hot day started the little wind to moving among the leaves. The shade climbed up the hills toward the top. On the sand banks the rabbits sat as quietly as little gray, sculptured stones.
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.
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