Quotes from 'The Road'

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  • Quotes from 'The Road' by cormac McCarthy
    • 'You forget what you want to remember and remember what you want to forget.'
    • 'He said the right dreams for a man in peril were dreams of peril.'
    • 'Sat looking at the Coca Cola... It's a treat. For you.'
    • 'The clocks stopped at 1:17.'
    • 'I don't care if you cry. It doesn't mean anything to me.'
    • 'They are going to rape us and kill us and eat us.'
    • 'Like an animal inside a skull looking out the eyeholes.'
    • 'My brother at last. The reptilian calculations in those cold and shifting eyes.'
    • 'Huddled against the back wall... shielding their faces with their hands'.
      • 'A man with his legs gone to the hip and the stumps of them blackened and burnt.'
    • 'Can you do it? When the time comes? ... Could you crush that beloved skull with a rock?'
    • 'There is no God...There is no God and we are his profits.'
    • 'A charred human infant headless and gutted...'
    • 'You're not the one who has to worry about everything... yes... I am the one.'
    • 'I wasnt going to kill him... but we did kill him.'
    • 'What's the bravest thing you ever did? ...Getting up this morning.'
    • [The fire] 'It's inside you. It was always there. I can see it.'
    • 'I'm one of the good guys.'
    • 'He tried to talk to God but the best thing was to talk to his father.'
    • 'He'd stood at such a river once and watched the flash of trout deep in a pool.'


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