People who are most afraid of their dreams convince themselves they don’t dream at all.
A dying people tolerates the present, rejects the future, and finds its satisfactions in past greatness and half remembered glory.
Nothing in the past or future ever will feel like today.- Unknown
I tend to live in the past because most of my life is there.- Herb Caen
Little things in my past that I really thought were over and done with were still elements...- Marie Osmond
Sometimes it's good to leave the past in the past.- M.L. Stedman
I cannot alter the past, but the future is very much in my hands.- Mary Lydon Simonsen
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|Birth:||27th February, 1902|
|Death:||20th December, 1968|
John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. was born in Salinas, California, USA. He was an American novelist. He won the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception". He studied at Salinas High School and Stanford University. During his writing career, he authored 27 books, including 16 novels, six non-fiction books, and two collections of short stories. He wrote several novels include: Cup of Gold, To a God Unknown, Tortilla Flat, In Dubious Battle, The Grapes of Wrath (Won- National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize for fiction), The Moon Is Down, Cannery Row, The Wayward Bus, The Pearl, East of Eden, Sweet Thursday, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, and The Winter of Our Discontent. He wrote several novellas include: The Red Pony, Of Mice and Men, and Burning Bright. He wrote several short stories include: The Pastures of Heaven and The Long Valley. His nonfiction works include: Bombs Away, A Russian Journal, The Log from the Sea of Cortez, Once There Was a War, Travels with Charley, America and Americans, and Journal of a Novel. He wrote several films include: The Forgotten Village and Viva Zapata!.
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