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Carrie Carrie by Stephen King
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“High school isn't a very important place. When you're going you think it's a big deal, but when it's over nobody really thinks it was great unless they're beered up.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“People don't get better, they just get smarter. When you get smarter you don't stop pulling the wings off flies, you just think of better reasons for doing it.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“But sorry is the Kool-Aid of human emotions. [...] True sorrow is as rare as true love.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“Sorry is the Kool-Aid of human emotions. It's what you say when you spill a cup of coffee or throw a gutter ball when you're bowling with the girls in the league. True sorrow is as rare as true love.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“Jesus watches from the wall,
But his face is cold as stone,
And if he loves me
As she tells me
Why do I feel so all alone?”
Stephen King, Carrie
“True sorrow is as rare as true love.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“And then the world exploded.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“She knew with suddeness and ease that this moment would be with her always, within hand's reach of memory.

She doubted if they all sensed it - they had seen the world - but even George was silent for a minute as they looked, and the scene, the smell, even the sound of the band playing a faintly recognisable movie theme, was locked forever in her, and she was at peace.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“They had become a fixed star in the shifting firmament of the high school's relationships, the acknowledged Romeo and Juliet. And she knew with sudden hatefulness that there was one couple like them in every white suburban high school in America.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“the late afternoon sunlight, warm as oil, sweet as childhood ...”
Stephen King, Carrie
“She did not know if her gift came from the lord of light or of darkness, and now, finally finding that she didn't care which, she wad overcome with almost indescribable relief, as if a huge weight, long carried, had slipped from her shoulders.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“But hardly anybody ever finds out that their actions really, actually, hurt other people! People don’t get better, they just get smarter. When you get smarter you don’t stop pulling the wings off flies, you just think of better reasons for doing it.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“They were still all beautiful and there was still enchantment and wonder, but she had crossed a line and now the fairy tale was green with corruption and evil.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“The low bird is not picked tenderly out of the dust by its fellows; rather, it is dispatched quickly and without mercy.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“And suddenly it didn't seem to matter any more, nothing would matter if she could turn over, turn over and see the stars, turn over and look once and die.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“They were trying to run, trying to hide. But the rock would not hide them; the dead tree gave no shelter.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“...they came to see what happened to their town, to see if it was indeed lying burnt and bleeding. Many of them also came to die.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“Whenever anything happens in America, they have to gold-plate it, like baby shoes. That way you can forget it.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“Sorry is the KoolAid of human emotions.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“El pesar auténtico es tan escaso como el amor auténtico.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“She did not know if her gift had come from the lord of light or of darkness, and now, finally finding that she did not care which, she was overcome with an almost indescribable relief, as if a huge weight, long carried, had slipped from her shoulders.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“They are surprised that he did it, though, which shows you that the male mind expects very little in the way of altruism from it's fellows.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“The record changer clicked; another record dropped down. In the sudden, brief silence, she heard something within her turn over. Perhaps only her soul.

It was nine-fifteen.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“The over-all impression is one of a town that is waiting to die. It is not enough, these days, to say that Chamberlain will never be the same. It may be closer to the truth to say that Chamberlain will simply never again be.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“Но едва ли някой въобще някога открива, че действията му истински, действително нараняват други хора ! Хората не стават по-добри, те стават просто по-умни. Когато станеш по-умен не спираш да късаш крилцата на мухите, просто си измисляш по-добра причина, за да го правиш.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“Taču gandrīz neviens nekad nesaprot, ka viņa rīcība patiesi sāpina citus cilvēkus! Cilvēki nekļūst labāki, tikai gudrāki. Tad, kad kļūsti gudrāks, tu jau nepārtrauc raut nost mušām spārnus, tu tikai atrodi tam labāku attaisnojumu”
Stephen King, Carrie
“La gente no mejora, solo se hace mas lista”
Stephen King, Carrie
“Y cuando uno es mas listo no deja de arrancar las alas a las moscas, lo que ocurre es que, en ese momento, busca mejores razones para hacerlo”
Stephen King, Carrie
“La escuela secundaria no es un lugar muy importante. Cuando uno está asistiendo a ella se imagina que es una gran cosa, pero, cuando termina, nadie cree que haya sido tan formidable a no ser que tenga algunas cervezas de más en el cuerpo.”
Stephen King, Carrie
“Patiesa nožēla ir tikpat reti sastopama kā patiesa mīlestība.”
Stephen King, Carrie

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