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Quote from Sinclair Lewis,


"Every compulsion is put upon writers
to become safe, polite, obedient, and sterile.
In protest, I declined election to the
National Institute of Arts and Letters some years ago,
and now I must decline the Pulitzer Prize."


By:

Sinclair Lewis (more quotes by Sinclair Lewis or books by/about Sinclair Lewis)


(1885-1951)

Source:

Letter, 1926

Categories:

Art, Censorship, Coercion, Dissent, Free Thought, Media, Obedience, Press, Prohibition, Propaganda, Psycho-politics, Respect, Safety, Security, Speech, Subservience

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