Sinclair Lewis Quotes
Most popular Sinclair Lewis Quotes
The trouble with this country is that there are too many people going about saying "the trouble with this country is..."
People will buy anything that is 'one to a customer.'
Winter is not a season; it's an occupation.
Pugnacity is a form of courage, but a very bad form.
There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never known trouble.
Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.
It is one of the major tragedies that nothing is more discomforting than the hearty affection of the Old Friends who never were friends.
There are two insults which no human will endure: the assertion that he hasn't a sense of humor, and the doubly impertinent assertion that he has never known trouble.
There are two insults which no human being will endure: the assertion that he hasn't a sense of humor, and the doubly impertinent assertion that he has never known trouble.
To George F. Babbitt, as to most prosperous citizens of Zenith, his motor car was poetry and tragedy, love and heroism. The office was his pirate ship but the car his perilous excursion ashore.
In other countries, art and literature are left to a lot of shabby bums living in attics and feeding on booze and spaghetti, but in America the successful writer or picture-painter is indistinguishable from any other decent businessman.