John Steinbeck quote about army from East of Eden - Adam spent his next five years doing the things an army uses to keep its men from going insane—endless polishing of metal and leather, parade and drill and escort, ceremony of bugle and flag, a ballet of business for men who aren't doing anything.
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Adam spent his next five years doing the things an army uses to keep its men from going insane—endless polishing of metal and leather, parade and drill and escort, ceremony of bugle and flag, a ballet of business for men who aren't doing anything.
 John Steinbeck, East of Eden (1952). copy citation

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Author John Steinbeck
Source East of Eden
Topic army idleness occupation
Date 1952
Language English
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