Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. was a renowned American novelist, journalist, political activist and politician, who published more than 100 novels of his own. He won the esteemed Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1943. His notable works include novels such as ‘Wide Is the Gate’, A’ Presidential Mission’ and ‘The Flivver King: A Story of Ford-America’. Upton Sinclair was a well-recognized whistleblower, who was instrumental in exposing the dark secrets of working conditions of the U.S. meat and packaging, coal, oil and automotive industries at that time. He also accused J.P. Morgan for orchestrating ‘the Great Depression’ and the Panic of 1907 in order to acquire a bank. He also took part in the End of Poverty Campaign after being elected as a Democratic Party candidate for the Governor of California. Many of Upton’s literary works, including ‘The Jungle’, ‘The Wet Parade’ and ‘Oil!’ have been a great source of inspiration for movies and have frequently been adopted for celluloid. Here are some timeless quotes from this outspoken writer and activist of the early 20th century America.