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The Stand The Stand by Stephen King
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“HEY, BOBBY TERRY, YOU SCROOOOWED IT UP!”
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“He could feel the pores of his body open like a million mouths and slurp the water in like a sponge.”
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“Hapscomb's Texaco sat on Number 93 just north of Arnette, a pissant four-street burg about 110 miles from Houston.”
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“Under the California desert and subsidized by the taxpayers' money, someone had finally invented a chain letter that really worked. A very lethal chain letter.”
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“In his heart, hope—that indestructible weed of the human heart—had begun to bloom again.”
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“There's precious little reform in the human race.”
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“Come down and eat chicken with me beautiful. It's soooo dark.”
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“No great loss.”
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“Movies, after all, are only an illusion of motion comprised of thousands of still photographs. The imagination, however, moves with its own tidal flow.”
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“Man may have been made in the image of God, but human society was made in the image of His opposite number, and is always trying to get back home.”
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“Thank God for tunnel vision. Thank God for selective perception. Because without it, we might as well all be in a Lovecraft story.”
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“Harold glared sullenly at him again, the eyes those of a piggy little boy who wants the whole cookie jar to himself. Ain’t he going to be surprised, Stu thought, when he finds out a girl isn’t a jar of cookies.”
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“They said the stock market crashed, or something, but since I'm deaf I didn't hear it (ha-ha).”
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“No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become. No one can chart that blue and lonely section of hell. There are no maps of the change. You just...come out the other side.”
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“When you empty out the vessel, you also empty out all the crap floating around in there. The additives. The impurities. It sure feels good. It's a whole body, whole-minded enema.”
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“Every man or woman who loves [God], they hate Him too, because He's a hard God, a jealous God, He Is, what He Is, and in this world He's apt to repay service with pain while those who do evil ride over the roads in Cadillac cars. Even the joy of serving Him is a bitter joy.”
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“Call me Richard. That’s my real name. Call me that.”
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“They say bachelors have all the fun. Not so. You just get old and full of sand, nasty.”
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“Hey, Trash, what did old lady Semple say when you torched her pension check?”
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tags: humor
“When I bore you, just tell me to shut up, I won't be offended.'
'I like to listen,' Stu said.
'Then you are one of God's chosen. Let's go.”
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“But nothin lasts, I guess. Only the love of the Lord.”
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“باعجله عروسی کن
و بعد تا عمر داری خودتو ملامت کن”
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“Develop a little self-righteousness. A lot of that is an ugly thing, God knows, but a little applied over all your scruples is an absolute necessity! It is to the soul what a good sun-block is to the skin during the heat of the summer. You can only captain your own soul, and from time to time some smart-ass psychologist will question your ability to even do that.”
Stephen King, The Stand
“Develop a little self-righteousness. A lot of that is an ugly thing, God knows, but a little applied over all your scruples is an absolute necessity! It is to the soul what a good sun-block is to the skin during the heat of summer.”
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“He looks like anybody you see on the street. But when he grins, birds fall dead off telephone lines...the grass yellows up and dies where he spits. He's always outside. He came out of time...He has the name of a thousand demons. Jesus knocked him into a herd of pigs once. His name is Legion. He's afraid of us...He knows magic. He can call the wolves and live in the crows...He's the king of nowhere.”
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“A boy does not need a father unless he is a good father, but a good father is indispensable.”
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“Kojak drifted down deeper, now into real sleep, now into a dream, a good dream of chasing rabbits through the clover and timothy grass that was belly-high and wet with soothing dew. His name was Big Steve. This was the north forty. And oh the rabbits are everywhere this gray and endless morning— As he dreamed, his paws twitched.”
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“They discuss the characters as though they were living people, and ask frequently, 'What happened to so-and-so?'... as if I got letters from them every now and again.”
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“Never before in his life had he understood how subjective, how plastic, time really is.”
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“The little ones are the only good human beings.”
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