Stephen Crane was an American short story writer, poet and novelist who rose to prominence in the 19th century. He is particularly well-known for his works that were based on realism, impressionism and naturalism. Crane had been interested in writing right from his childhood and he had been a published author by the time he was a teenager. He did not have much time for formal education and dropped out of college, deciding instead to become a reporter and a professional writer. Crane’s first novel titled ‘Maggie: A Girl of the Streets’ was published in 1893 and according to literary experts, it was the first instance of naturalism in American literature and before long he became a noted author. Some of his other works include ‘The Red Badge of Courage’, ‘The Monster and Other Stories’, ‘George’s Mother’, ‘The Black Rider and Other Lines’, ‘Wounds in the Rain’, ‘The Open Boat’ and ‘Other Tales of Adventure and Active Service’ among others. His most famous work is ‘The Red Badge of Courage’ and is widely read to this day due to its status as one of the classics of American literature. Crane was a great writer and an equally good orator. Some of his writings and thoughts have become quite famous as his quotes and thoughts and is quoted extensively. We bring to you a collection of Stephen Crane’s quotes and thoughts that have been extracted from his writings, books, poems, stories and novels.