The Green Mile Quotes

Quotes tagged as "the-green-mile" (showing 1-8 of 8)
Stephen King
“Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not. Time takes it all, bears it away, and in the end there is only darkness. Sometimes we find others in that darkness, and sometimes we lose them there again.”
Stephen King, The Green Mile, Part 6: Coffey on the Mile

Stephen King
“Yes sir boss. Like the drink, only not spelled the same.”
Stephen King

Stephen King
“…but I guess you can never wash anything completely away, not from this dark glass of a world, and now I saw them again, a tangle of names overlying one another, and looking at them was like listening to the dead speak and sing and cry out for mercy.”
Stephen King, The Green Mile

Stephen King
“What I didn't realize was how many doors the act of writing unlocks, as if my Dad's old fountain pen wasn't really a pen at all, but some strange variety of skeleton key.”
Stephen King, The Green Mile

Stephen King
“In a way - I know how crazy this will sound, of course I do, but there is no sense in writing something as long as this if you can't say what feels true to your heart.”
Stephen King, The Green Mile

Stephen King
“I think of John saying that Wharton killed the Detterick twins with their love for eachother, and that it happens every day, all over the world. If it happens, God lets it happen, and when we say "I don't understand," God replies, "I don't care.”
Stephen King, The Green Mile, Part 6: Coffey on the Mile

Stephen King
“My sense of time seems to be melting, like a kid's snowman in a January thaw.”
Stephen King, The Green Mile

Stephen King
“...some of it's how he acts like he's King Shit of Turd Mountain, but mostly it's that he's sneaky, and he likes to hurt”
Stephen King, The Green Mile