East Quotes

β€œI am glad we have been bombed. Now we can look the E...

β€œI am glad we have been bombed. Now we can look the East End in the face.” β€” Queen Elizabeth (wife of King George VI), after Buckingham Palace was bombed during WWII
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 12
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The next decade cannot be a decade of confrontation and contention. It ...

The next decade cannot be a decade of confrontation and contention. It cannot be east vs. West. It cannot be men vs. women. It cannot be Islam vs. Christianity. That is what the enemies of dialogue want. ...Benazir Bhutto
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 24
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β€œSometimes a man wants to be stupid if ...

β€œSometimes a man wants to be stupid if it lets him do a thing his cleverness forbids.” -- John Steinbeck (East of Eden; 1952)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 28
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"Yet my eyes are drawn toward, the mountain in the east. Fascinates and captivates, gives my...

"Yet my eyes are drawn toward, the mountain in the east. Fascinates and captivates, gives my heart no peace. The mountain holds the sunrise, in the prison of the night. Till bursting forth from rocky chains, the valley floods with light." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Fountain of Lamneth
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 08
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"and now that you don t ha...

"and now that you don t have to be perfect, you can be good" Steinbeck in east of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 06
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"A kind of light spread out from her. And everything changed color. And the world opened o...

"A kind of light spread out from her. And everything changed color. And the world opened out. And a day was good to awaken to. And there were no limits to anything. And the people of the world were good and handsome. And I was not afraid anymore." - John Steinbeck, East of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 26
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β€œYou must not forget that a monster is o...

β€œYou must not forget that a monster is only a variation, and to a monster the norm is monstrous.” ~ John Steinbeck, East of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 24
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"Was she very beautiful, Samuel?" "To you she was b...

"Was she very beautiful, Samuel?" "To you she was because you built her. I don't think you ever saw her - only your own creation." - John Steinbeck, East of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 11
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"And now that you don't have...

"And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good." -John Steinbeck, East of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 17
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A man so painfully in love is c...

A man so painfully in love is capable of self torture beyond belief. - John Steinbeck, East of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 23
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Americans are lucky. They're bordered to t...

Americans are lucky. They're bordered to the north and south by weak neighbors and to the east and west by fish.. (Otto Von Bismarck)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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"If you think the Middle East is m...

"If you think the Middle East is messed up now, just wait until nobody needs their oil" - Slater form Archer
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 15
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Do you take pride in your hurt? Does it make you seem large and t...

Do you take pride in your hurt? Does it make you seem large and tragic? ...Well, think about it. Maybe you're playing a part on a great stage with only yourself as audience. -John Steinbeck, East of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 24
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β€œAnd now that you don't have...

β€œAnd now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good.” ― John Steinbeck, East of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 28
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'You can't make war in the Middle East w...

'You can't make war in the Middle East without Egypt and you can't make peace in the Middle East without Syria' Henry Kissinger
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 14
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You can't make war in the Middle Ea...

You can't make war in the Middle East without Egypt and you can't make peace without Syria. -Henry A. Kissinger
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 16
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And mixed with these were splashes of California poppies. These too are of a...

And mixed with these were splashes of California poppies. These too are of a burning colorβ€”not orange, not gold, but if pure gold were liquid and could raise a cream, that golden cream might be like the color of poppies.” β€”East of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 04
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"Some people think it's an insult to the glory of their sickness...

"Some people think it's an insult to the glory of their sickness to get well. But the time poultice is no respecter of glories. Everyone gets well if he waits around." - John Steinbeck, East of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 31
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"It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of t...

"It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure to the world." - John Steinbeck, East of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 18
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There's one sad truth in life I've found While journeying east and west - The only folks we ...

There's one sad truth in life I've found While journeying east and west - The only folks we really wound Are those we love the best. We flatter those we scarcely know, We please the fleeting guest, And deal full many a thoughtless blow To those who love us best. ~Ella Wheeler Wilcox
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 07
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"And it never failed that during the dry years the people forgot...

"And it never failed that during the dry years the people forgot about the rich years, and during the wet years they lost all memory of the dry years. It was always that way." -East Of Eden, Steinbeck
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 01
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β€œI am sorry for America. You are stuck. You hav...

β€œI am sorry for America. You are stuck. You have become a country of the Middle East. America will never change Iraq, but Iraq will change America."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 08
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"It would be absurd if we did not under...

"It would be absurd if we did not understand both angels and devils, since we invented them." - John Steinbeck, East of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 20
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It would be absurd if we did not under...

It would be absurd if we did not understand both angels and devils, since we invented them - John Steinbeck, East of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 31
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"Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is ea...

"Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now, you tell me what you know." ~ Groucho Marx
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 22
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"It is a sad suicidal course...

"It is a sad suicidal course our species seems to have taken." John Steinbeck, East of Eden
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 25
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"Jade East is a pretty good a...

"Jade East is a pretty good all-purpose cologne, but it's also great on the rocks" – Tom Waits
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 05
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"the Statue of Liberty on the East Coast...

"the Statue of Liberty on the East Coast should be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the West Coast" - Viktor Frankl
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 04
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"...freedom is in danger of degenerating into mere arbitrariness unless it is lived i...

"...freedom is in danger of degenerating into mere arbitrariness unless it is lived in terms of responsibleness. That is why I recommend that the Statue of Liberty on the East Coast be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the West Coast." -Victor Frankl
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 20
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