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San Francisco

“San Francisco is a golden hand cuff with the key thrown away.”
–John Steinbeck

Writing

What Is Wisdom?

“His ear heard more than what was said to him, and his slow speech had overtones not of thought, but of understanding beyond thought.”
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1 Corinthians

from "East of Eden"

 

“But the Hebrew word, the word timshel—‘Thou mayest’— that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open. 26 more words

Author

John Steinbeck

I guess I’m trying to say, grab anything that goes by. It may not come around again. —  John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent… 7 more words

Excerpt

COURTING THE MUSE ... lessons from P.L. Travers, John Steinbeck and others of note

Some of us say we write from the heart, some from spirit. P. L. Travers, OBE (1899-1996, Australian national, British citizen),  actress, poet and the conjuror of  1,405 more words

General Interest

Salinas: John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck (1902-1968) was born in Salinas and lived there and in the Monterey area for most of his life. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1939, and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962. 270 more words

Photography

Age of Accountability

“The wild worship of lawlessness and the materialist worship of law end in the same void. Nietzsche scales staggering mountains, but he turns up ultimately in Tibet. 257 more words

G.K. Chesterton