Sinclair Lewis - Quotes

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What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.

What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.

There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never known trouble.

There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never known trouble.

The middle class, that prisoner of the barbarian 20th century. ---->>>

Winter is not a season, it's an occupation.

Winter is not a season, it's an occupation.

Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country.

Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country.

Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless. ---->>>

Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.

Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.

Every compulsion is put upon writers to become safe, polite, obedient, and sterile. ---->>>

Damn the great executives, the men of measured merriment, damn the men with careful smiles oh, damn their measured merriment. ---->>>

Pugnacity is a form of courage, but a very bad form. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Our American professors like their literature clear and cold and pure and very dead. ---->>>

People will buy anything that is 'one to a customer.'

People will buy anything that is 'one to a customer.'

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. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: February 7, 1885
Birthplace:
Die: 01-10, 1951
Occupation: Novelist
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Harry Sinclair Lewis (February 7, 1885 – January 10, 1951), better known as Sinclair Lewis, was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, which was awarded "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters (wikipedia)