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Quotations by John Steinbeck
John SteinbeckIdeas are like rabbits - Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.

For it is said that humans are never satisfied - For it is said that humans are never satisfied, that you give them one thing and they want something more. And this is said in disparagement, whereas it is one of the greatest talents the species has and one that has made it superior to animals that are satisfied with what they have.

The free, exploring mind is the most valuable - The free, exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world. And this I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, undirected.

The best conversationalist - Perhaps the best conversationalist in the world is the man who helps others to talk.