Facts about Sinclair Lewis

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Summary

Sinclair Lewis was a famous Novelist from USA, who lived between February 7, 1885 and January 10, 1951.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by Sinclair, under the main topic Age.

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Famous quotes by Sinclair Lewis (15)


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"Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country"
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"Damn the great executives, the men of measured merriment, damn the men with careful smiles oh, damn their measured merriment"
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"When audiences come to see us authors lecture, it is largely in the hope that we'll be funnier to look at than to read"
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"There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never known trouble"
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"What is love? It is the morning and the evening star"
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"Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless"
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"Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age"
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"The middle class, that prisoner of the barbarian 20th century"
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"Winter is not a season, it's an occupation"
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"Our American professors like their literature clear and cold and pure and very dead"
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"Every compulsion is put upon writers to become safe, polite, obedient, and sterile"
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"When facism comes to America it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross"
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"Pugnacity is a form of courage, but a very bad form"
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"People will buy anything that is 'one to a customer.'"
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"He who has seen one cathedral ten times has seen something; he who has seen ten cathedrals once has seen but little; and he who has spent half an hour in each of a hundred cathedrals has seen nothing at all"


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