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Upton Sinclair
(1878-1968) born on
Sep 20
US novelist. He championed reform of federal food inspection laws with his muckraking novels, e.g., "The Jungle," 1906.
         
   
F
All truly great art is optimistic. The individual artist is happy in his creative work. The fact that practically all great art is tragic does not in any way change the above thesis.

R
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
A
I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach.
N
The remedy [for the Great Depression] is to give the workers access to the means of production, and let them produce for themselves, not for others, . . . the American way.
K
I am sustained by a sense of the worthwhileness of what I am doing; a trust in the good faith of the process which created and sustains me. That process I call God.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: Referring to his book "The Jungle."
N: In "The New York Public Library Book of 20th Century American Quotations," by Stephen Donadio, 1992.
K: In "The New York Public Library Book of 20th Century American Quotations," by Stephen Donadio, 1992.
   


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