John Hersey Quotes

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Born: June 17, 1914, Tianjin, China
Birth Country: China
Died: Key West, Florida, USA, March 24, 1993
Occupation: Author

1.
All morning they watched for the plane which they thought would be looking for them. They cursed war in general and PTs in particular. At about ten o'clock the hulk heaved a moist sigh and turned turtle.
- John Hersey

2.
It's a failure of national vision when you regard children as weapons, and talents as materials you can mine, assay, and fabricate for profit and defense.
- John Hersey

3.
Learning starts with failure the first failure is the beginning of education.
- John Hersey

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