Books Read: Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research by John Steinbeck 📚

It is said so often and in such ignorance that Mexicans are contented happy people. “They don’t want anything.” This, of course, is not a description of the happiness of Mexicans, but of the unhappiness of the person who says it. For Americans, and probably all northern peoples, are masses of wants growing out of inner insecurity. p81