Quotation Explorer - 'Sinclair Lewis'

People will buy anything that is one to a customer. - Sinclair Lewis
Winter is not a season, it's an occupation. - Sinclair Lewis
The trouble with this country is that there are too many people going about saying, "The trouble with this country is...." - Sinclair Lewis
Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, especially if the goods are worthless. - Sinclair Lewis
Our American professors like their literature clear, cold, pure and very dead. - Sinclair Lewis
Thus Carol hit upon the tragedy of old age, which is not that it is less vigorous than youth, but that it is not needed by youth... - Sinclair Lewis
It is impossible to discourage the real writers - they don't give a damn what you say, they're going to write. - Sinclair Lewis
Intellectually, I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country. - Sinclair Lewis
Babbit was an average father. He was affectionate, bullying, opinionated, ignorant, and rather wistful. Like most parents he enjoyed the game of waiting till the victim was clearly wrong, then virtuously pouncing. - Sinclair Lewis
Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless. - Sinclair Lewis
I came trusting them. They beat me with rods of dullness. They don't know, they don't understand how agonizing their complacent dullness is. Like ants and August sun on a wound." - Carol Kennicott - Sinclair Lewis
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