East of Eden Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes from East of Eden
  1. #1
    “But I have a new love for that glittering instrument, the human soul. It is a lovely and unique thing in the universe.”
    John Steinbeck
    East of Eden
  2. #2
    “People like you to be something, preferably what they are.”
  3. #3
    “I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man, particularly if she happens to have love in her heart. I guess a loving woman is indestructible.”
  4. #4
    “A man, after he has brushed off the dust and chips of his life, will have left only the hard, clean questions: Was it good or was it evil? Have I done well—or ill?”
  5. #5
    “Perhaps it takes courage to raise children.”
  6. #6
    “It takes great courage to back truth unacceptable to our times.”
  7. #7
    “There’s more beauty in truth, even if it is dreadful beauty.”
  8. #8
    “Perhaps the less we have, the more we are required to brag.”
  9. #9
    “And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.”
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