Key quotes for of mice and men

Key quotes for main charcters (you don't need to learn them all)

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Lennie key quotes
1. A huge man, shapeless of face, with large, pale eyes, and wide, sloping shoulders;
2. Walked heavily, dragging his feet a little, the way a bear drags his paws.
3. His arms did not swing at his sides, but hung loosely.
4. Imitated George exactly
5. Blubberin' like a baby
6. Tell me- like you done before
7. I got you to look after me and you got me to look after you
8. An' live off the fatta the lan'
9. I get to tend the rabbits
10. Hell of a nice fella, but he ain't bright
11. Strong as a bull
12. Hide in the brush
13. Too dumb to take care of `imself
14. Curley was flopping like a fish on a line
15. Ain't nobody gonin' to talk no hurt to George
16. Why do you got to get killed?
17. I likek to pet nice things with my fingers
18. Jus' like a big baby
19. He shook her and her body flopped like a fish
20. Lennie jarred, and then setteled slowly forward to the sand he lay without quivering
George key quotes
1. The first man was small and quick, darkof face, with restless eyes and sharp, strong
2. Every part of him was defined: small, strong hands, slender arms, a thin and bony
3. If I was alone I could live so easy
4. Cause I want you to stay with me
5. Georges voice became deeper he repeated his words rhythmically as though he had
said them many times before
6. Guys like us that live on ranches are the loneliest guys in the world
7. We're gonna get the jack together and we're gonna have a little house
8. You ani't gonna get in no trouble, because if you do, I won't let you tend the rabbits
9. They get mean they get wanting to fight all the time
10. We travel together
11. I ain't mad. I never been mad
12. Why he'd do any damn thing I tol' him
13. George raised the gun and steadied it
14. The hand shook violently but his face was set
15. I swear you hadda

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Candy key quotes
1. Tall stooped shouldered old man
2. Round stick like wrist
3. Bristly white whiskers
4. At his heel there walked a drag footed sheep dog
5. That's the boss's son... Curley's pretty hand
6. Wailt'll you see Curley's wife
7. I think Curley married a tart
8. I had him so long.... he was the best damn sheep dog I ever seen
9. Candy looked a long time at Slim to try to find some reversal
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Curley's wife key quotes
1. Purty
2. She had full, rouged lips and wide spaced eyes heavily made up
3. Threw her body forward
4. I'm looking for Curley
5. Tart
6. Rat trap
7. Jailbait
8. She's gonna make a mess- George
9. I think Curley married a tart- candy
10. Any you guys seen my wife- Curley
11. I can't talk to nobody but Curley
12. Ain't I got a right to talk
13. I get awful lonely
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Glove fulla Vaseline
3. You seen a girl around here?
4. An' Curley's pants is just crawlin' with ants
5. This punk sure had it coming to him but- Jesus- he ain't hardly got no hand left
6. I'll kill the big son of a bitch myself. I'll shot him in the guts
7. Wore high heeled boots
8. No big son of a bitch is gonna laugh at me
Slim key quotes
1. Prince of the ranch
2. God like eyes
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