Dos Passos

Famous quotes by dos passos:

    The Enormous Room seems to me to be the book that has nearest approached the mood of reckless adventure in which men will reach the white heat of imagination needed to fuse the soggy disjointed complexity of the industrial life about us into seething fluid of creation. There can be no more playing safe.
    —John Dos Passos (1896–1970)

    Love is cheap. You can buy it anywhere. Lives are cheap. It’s money that’s dear. You have to work days and sit up nights thinking how to make money.
    —John Dos Passos (1896–1970)

    Of one thing I can assure you with comparative certainty, whoever wins, Europe will be economically ruined. This war is America’s great opportunity.
    —John Dos Passos (1896–1970)

    Women is fine once you got ‘em pinned down, boss, but when they ain’t pinned down they’re hell.
    —John Dos Passos (1896–1970)

    In abnormal times like our own, when institutions are changing rapidly in several directions at once and the traditional framework of society has broken down, it becomes more and more difficult to measure any type of behavior against any other.
    —John Dos Passos (1896–1970)