‘God, you’re a lot of trouble'
‘I could get along so easy and so nice if I didn’t have you on my tail.’
' I could live so easily
' We got a future'
' don't even take a look at that *****'
'Get um Lennie, don't let him do it'
' hide in the brush till I come for you'
' made me seem goddamn smart alongside of him'
' I never been mad,'
‘they was so little, I’d pet ‘em, and pretty soon they bit my fingers and I pinched their heads a little and they was dead.’
‘If you don’t want me, you only jus’ got to say so, and I’ll go off in those hills right there…An’ I won’t get no mice stole from me.’
‘Well, he said if I done any more bad things he ain’t gonna let me tend the rabbits.’
'smiled helplessly in an attempt to make friends'
' Don't go yellin' he said, and he shook her'
' I done another bad thing'
'Le's do it now. Le's get that place now'
Candy looked for help from face to face
‘I ought to of shot that dog myself, George. I shouldn’t ought to of let no stranger shoot my dog.’
' bindle bum'
'Tell ya what Lennie I been figuring out about those rabbits'
' S'pose I went in with you guys'
When he had finished combing his hair he moved into the room, and he moved with a majesty only achieved by royalty and master craftsmen
' I can see Lennie ain't a bit mean'
'Slim asked calmly'
' You lay off me'
' You hadda George, I swear you hadda'
'Slim's opinions were law'
' maybe you better stay here with your wife'
'majesty' 'royalty' 'authority' 'prince' 'tall'
'I think you got your han' caught in a machine'
'well, next time you answer when you're spoken to'
'come on, ya big *******'
' no big son-of-a-***** is gonna laugh at me'
' I'm gonna shoot the guts outta that big ******* myself'
‘If I catch any one man, and he’s alone, I get along fine with him. But just let two of the guys get together an’ you won’t talk. Jus’ nothing but mad.’
‘Listen Nigger,you know what I can do to you if you open your trap?’
‘I’m glad you bust up Curley a little bit.’
' They left all the weak ones here'
'I coulda made somethin' of myself'
' I don't like Curley. He aint a nice fella.'
'This guy says i was a natural'
'so I married Curley'
' Your kinda a nice fella'
‘You got no right to come in my room. This here’s my room. Nobody got any right in here but me.’
' Don't come in a place where you're not wanted'
' They play cards in there, but I can't play because I'm black'
' I tell ya a guy gets too lonely an'
'An' never a Goddamn one of em gets it'
' who hurt George?'
' lets get it over with'
' now what the hell ya suppose is eating them two guys?'
'How'd you do it?'