Sinclair Lewis Quotes


21 Sinclair Lewis quotes:



"Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless."
"People will buy anything that is 'one to a customer.'"
"Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age."
"When facism comes to America it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross."
"The trouble with this country is that there are too many people going about saying, ''The trouble with this country is...''"
"Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every country"
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: America Quotes
"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."
"The middle class, that prisoner of the barbarian 20th century."
"Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country."
"There are two insults no human will endure. The assertion that he has no sense of humor and the doubly impertinent assertion that he has never known trouble."
"Pugnacity is a form of courage, but a very bad form"
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"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."
"What is love? It is the morning and the evening star."
"Pugnacity is a form of courage, but a very bad form."
"Winter is not a season, it's an occupation."
"Every compulsion is put upon writers to become safe, polite, obedient, and sterile."
"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"
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Humorous Quotes Insults Quotes
"a dictator with something of the earthy American sense of humor of a Mark Twain, a George Ade, a Will Rogers, an Artemus Ward."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Humorous Quotes



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