Sinclair Lewis (1885 - 1951 / Sauk Centre, Minnesota, United States)
Sinclair Lewis Quotes
''Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country.''Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951), U.S. novelist. Interview, December 29, 1930, Berlin, Germany.
''Damn the great executives, the men of measured merriment, damn the men with careful smiles, damn the men that run the shops, oh, damn their measured merriment.''Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951), U.S. novelist. Martin Arrowsmith, in Arrowsmith, ch. 25 (1925).
''Our American professors like their literature clear and cold and pure and very dead.''Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951), U.S. novelist. speech, Dec. 12, 1930, to Swedish Academy, Stockholm; accepting the Nobel Prize for Literature. Quoted in Literature 1901-1967, H. Frenz (1969).
''“Wed get sick on too many cookies, but ever so much sicker on no cookies at all.”― Sinclair Lewis
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