Sinclair Lewis Quotes

Sinclair Lewis Quotes: It isn't what you earn but how spend it that fixes your class.
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Sinclair Lewis Quote: There are so many people in the world who are eager to do for you things that you do not wish done, provided only that you will do for them things that you don't wish to do.
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Quotes about Sinclair Lewis: In other countries, art and literature are left to a lot of shabby bums living in attics and feeding on booze and spaghetti, but in America the successful writer or picture-painter is indistinguishable from any other decent businessman.
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Quote about Sinclair Lewis: The trouble with this country is that there are too many people going about saying,
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Sinclair Lewis Sayings: His name was George F. Babbitt, and . . . he was nimble in the calling of selling houses for more than people could afford to pay.
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Sinclair Lewis Saying: There are two insults which no human being will endure: The assertion that he hasn't a sense of humor, and the doubly impertinent assertion that he has never known trouble.
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Sayings about Sinclair Lewis: In everything was the spirit of children's play - not the rule-ridden, time-killing play of adults that is a preparation for death, but the busy and credulous play of children that is a preparation for life.
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Saying about Sinclair Lewis: Most troubles are unnecessary. We have Nature beaten; we can make her grow wheat; we can keep warm when she sends blizzards. So we raise the devil just for pleasure--wars, politics, race-hatreds, labor-disputes.
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Sinclair Lewis Quotes: It is impossible to discourage the real writers - they don't give a damn what you say, they're going to write.
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Sinclair Lewis Quote: Cure the evils of Democracy by the evils of Fascism! Funny therapeutics! I've heard of their curing syphilis by giving the patient malaria, but I've never heard of their curing malaria by giving the patient syphilis.
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Quotes about Sinclair Lewis: Fine, large, meaningless, general terms like romance and business can always be related. They take the place of thinking, and are highly useful to optimists and lecturers.
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Quote about Sinclair Lewis: The middle class, that prisoner of the barbarian 20th century.
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Sinclair Lewis Sayings: Life is hard and astonishingly complicated.... No one great reform will make it easy. Most of us who work -- or want to work -- will always have trouble or discontent. So we must learn to be calm, and train all our faculties, and make others happy.
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