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'...wherever there's a fight, so hungry people can eat, I'll be there. Wherever there's a cop beatin' up a guy, I'll be there. I'll be in the way guys yell when they're mad.'
'I lived there two years and two months. At present I am a sojourner in civilized life again.'
'So it goes.'
'The Widow Douglas she took me for her son, and allowed she would sivilize me; but it was rough living in the house all the time'
'...and then my knees bent and I jounced the limb. Finny, his balance gone [...] broke through the little branches below and hit the bank with a sickening, unnatural thud.'
'But there was no question about it! We were stretched on the back of some sort of underwater boat, built, as far as I could make out, in the form of a huge steel fish.'
'I learned to recognise the thorough and primitive duality of man . . . if I could rightly be said to be either, it was only because I was radically both.'
'No man that's born of woman/Shall e'er have power upon thee.'*
'When you're cold, don't expect sympathy from someone who's warm.'
'I had been the author of unalterable evils; and I live in daily fear, lest the monster whom I had created should perpetrate some new wickedness.'
“Advertising has these people chasing cars and clothes they don’t need. Generations have been working in jobs they hate, just so they can buy what they don’t really need.'
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'There's no need for red-hot pokers. Hell is--other people!'*
'I was wondering where the ducks went when the lagoon got all icy and frozen over.'
'Pre-eminent among the pigs were two young boars named Snowball and Napoleon, whom Mr. Jones was breeding up for sale.'
'Faithfulness and devotion, things born of fire and roof were his, yet he retained his wildness and wiliness. And from the depths of the forest, a call still sounded.'
''I don't want any more dogs,' I said. 'I won't ever want another dog. They wouldn't be like Old Dan and Little Ann.''
'I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand.'
'Nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bull-fighters.'
'Remember the firemen are rarely necessary. The public stopped reading of its own accord.'
'Oh yes, I pierced my eyes, my useless eyes, why not? When all that's sweet had parted from my vision.'*
'Please, sir, I want some more.'

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