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Famous Upton Sinclair Quotes :

upton sinclair quotes: It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it. — Upton Sinclair Quotes

The private control of credit is the modern form of slavery. — Upton Sinclair

It is the music which makes it what it is; it is the music which changes the place from the rear room of a saloon in back of the yards to a fairy place. — Upton Sinclair

Fascism is capitalism plus murder. — Upton Sinclair

The rich people not only had all the money, they had all the chance to get more; they had all the knowledge and the power, and so the poor man was down, and he had to stay down. — Upton Sinclair

upton sinclair sayings: Human beings suffer agonies, and their sad fates become legends.
Human beings suffer agonies, and their sad fates become legends. — Upton Sinclair Quotes

It is foolish to be convinced without evidence, but it is equally foolish to refuse to be convinced by real evidence. — Upton Sinclair

Man is an evasive beast, given to cultivating strange notions about himself. — Upton Sinclair

All art is propaganda. It is universally and inescapably propaganda; sometimes unconsciously, but often deliberately, propaganda. — Upton Sinclair

It is impossible to get a man to understand something if his livelihood depends on him not understanding. All truly great art is optimistic. — Upton Sinclair

upton sinclair famous quotes: The remembrance of past grief becomes a source of present pleasure.
The remembrance of past grief becomes a source of present pleasure. — Upton Sinclair Quotes

Men of unlimited means live lives of unbridled lust, and then, in their old age, they are helpless victims of their own impulses. — Upton Sinclair

Through fasting. I have found perfect health, a new state of existence, a feeling of purity and happiness, something unknown to humans. — Upton Sinclair

One of the necessary accompaniments of capitalism in a democracy is political corruption. — Upton Sinclair

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One could not stand and watch very long without being philosophical, without beginning to deal in symbols and similes. — Upton Sinclair

They were trying to save their souls- and who but a fool could fail to see that all that was the matter with their souls was that they had not been able to get a decent existence for their bodies. — Upton Sinclair

upton sinclair quotes about journalism: Journalism is one of the devices whereby industrial autocracy keeps its control over political democracy.
Journalism is one of the devices whereby industrial autocracy keeps its control over political democracy. — Upton Sinclair Quotes

I don’t know whether anyone will care to examine my heart, but if they do, they will find two words there- ‘social justice.’ For that is what I have believed in and fought for. — Upton Sinclair

All truly great art is optimistic. The individual artist is happy with his creative work. The fact that practically all great art is tragic does not in any way change the above thesis. — Upton Sinclair

Pessimism is a mental disease. It means illness in the person who voices it, and in the society which produces that person. Upton Sinclair

In a society dominated by the fact of commercial competition, money is necessarily the test of prowess, and wastefulness is the sole criterion of power. — Upton Sinclair

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The devil is a subtle worm; he does not give up at one defeat, for he knows human nature, and the strength of the forces which battle for him. — Upton Sinclair