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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
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J.D. Salinger
“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.”
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

J.D. Salinger
“People are always ruining things for you.”
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

J.D. Salinger
“If a girl looks swell when she meets you, who gives a damn if she's late?”
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

J.D. Salinger
“Certain things, they should stay the way they are. You ought to be able to stick them in one of those big glass cases and just leave them alone.”
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

J.D. Salinger
“Anyway, I'm sort of glad they've got the atomic bomb invented. If there's ever another war, I'm going to sit right the hell on top of it. I'll volunteer for it, I swear to God I will.”
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

J.D. Salinger
“I think that one of these days," he said, "you're going to have to find out where you want to go. And then you've got to start going there. But immediately. You can't afford to lose a minute. Not you.”
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

J.D. Salinger
“I can be quite sarcastic when I'm in the mood.”
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye


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