Quotation by Sinclair Lewis

In other countries, art and literature are left to a lot of shabby bums living in attics and feeding on booze and spaghetti, but in America the successful writer or picture-painter is indistinguishable from any other decent businessman.
Sinclair Lewis (1885–1951), U.S. novelist. George Follansbee Babbitt, in Babbitt, ch. 14, sct. 3 (1922).

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