Of Mice and Men Key Quotes and Other Information

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"If I was alone,...
... I could live so easy." (George)
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"-I think I knowed from the very...
... first... we'd never do her." (George)
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"I never been mad...
... That's a thing I want ya to know." (George)
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"I want you to...
... stay with me, Lennie." (George)
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"If I was even a little bit...
... smart, I'd have my own little place..." (George)
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"Guys like us, are...
... the loneliest guys in the world." (George)
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"Hide in the brush...
... till I come for you." (George)
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"We'll shove off and go...
... up the American River and pan gold." (George)
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"I got you...
... and you got me..." (George)
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"But I wouldn't eat none, George...
...I'd leave it all for you." (Lennie)
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"... they bit my fingers and I...
... pinched their heads a little..." (Lennie)
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"I can still...
... tend the rabbits, George?" (Lennie)
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"I got you...
... and you got me..." (Lennie)
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"I don't want...
... no fights." (Lennie)
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"I thought you was...
... mad at me, George." (Lennie)
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"I didn't mean...
... no ham, George." (Lennie)
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"Ain't a thing in my...
...pocket" Lennie said cleverly." (Lennie)
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"If you don't want me I can...
... go off in the hills an' find a cave." (Lennie)
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"No, I couldn't do that...
... I had 'im too long." (Candy)
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Candy's dog being shot symbolizes...
... how when Candy gets too old he will be removed or it foreshadows how Lennie is shot.
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"'cause I ain't got...
... no relatives or nothing." (Candy)
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"... watched the face of Curley's wife...
...'Poor *******,' he said softly." (Candy)
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"They'll can me...
... purty soon." (Candy)
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"When they can me here...
...I wisht somebody'd shoot me." (Candy)
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"I shouldn't ought to of let...
... no stranger shoot my dog." (Candy)
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"They left all the...
... weak ones here." (About Candy)
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"Jesus, what...
... a tramp." (About Curley's Wife)
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"She was suddenly...
... apprehensive [about Curley going back to the house]" (About Curley's Wife)
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"Coulda been...
... in the movies." (Curley's Wife)
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"Sometimes I'd like to...
... bust him myself." (Curley's Wife)
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"Her face was...
... heavily made up." (About Curley's Wife)
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"Her body was...
... thrown forward." (About Curley's Wife)
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"You got no call foolin'...
... around with other guys, causin' trouble." (About Curley's Wife)
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"Think I don't like to talk...
... to somebody ever once in a while." (Curley's Wife)
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"Ain't I got a right...
... to talk to nobody?" (Curley's Wife)
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"Married two weeks...
... and got the eye." (About Curley's Wife)
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"You hadda George...
... I swear you hadda." (Slim)
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"All talk...
... stopped when he spoke." (About Slim)
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"I think you got your...
...hand caught in a machine." (Slim)
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"He looked kindly at the...
.. two in the bunk house." (Slim)
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"Hope you get...
... on my team..." (Slim)
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"He ain't mean... I can tell...
... a mean guy from a mile off." (Slim)
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"The prince...
... of the ranch." (About Slim)
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"Crooks scowled, but Lennie's...
... disarming smile defeated him." (About Crooks)
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"Guys don't come into a coloured...
... man's room very much." (Crooks)
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"The white kids come to play...
... at our place, an' sometimes I went to play with them..." (Crooks)
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"You're nuts." Crooks was scornful...
..."I seen hundreds of men come by on the road..." (Crooks)
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"This is just a ****** talkin', an' a busted-back...
... ******. So it doesn't mean nothing, see?" (Crooks)
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"I could get you strung...
... up on a tree so easy, it ain't even funny." (About Crooks)
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"I don't like...
... Curley." (About Curley)
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"He's alla time...
...picking scraps with big guys." (About Curley)
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"I didn't mean...
... nothing, Slim." (Curley)
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"Curley's rage...
... exploded." (About Curley)
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"Curley stepped over to Lennie...
... like a terrier." (About Curley)
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"Seems like Curley is...
... cockier'n ever since he got married." (About Curley)
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"His arms gradually bent at the elbows...
... and his hands closed into fists." (About Curley)
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"But Susy's place is clean...
... and she got nice chairs." (Women)
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"Lennie's eyes moved down...
... over her body." (Women)
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"Aunt...
...Clara." (Women)
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"Ranch with a bunch of guys on it...
... ain't no place for a girl, specially like her." (Women)
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"Curley's...
... Wife." (Women)
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"Andy's in San Quentin right now...
... on account of a tart." (Women)
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"Married two weeks and got the eye? Maybe...
... that's why Curley's pants is full of ants." (Women)
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"Got kind of used...
... to eachother after a while." (Friendship and Loneliness)
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"I never seen one guy take...
... so much trouble for another guy." (Friendship and Loneliness)
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"I had him...
... so long." (Friendship and Loneliness)
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"Ain't many guys...
... travel around together." (Friendship and Loneliness)
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"You got no right to...
... come in my room." (Friendship and Loneliness)
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"I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone...
... after a long time they get mean." (Friendship and Loneliness)
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"They had walked ins single file down the path, and...
... even in the open stayed behind the other." (Friendship and Loneliness)
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"A guy on a ranch don't never listen...
...nor he don't ask no questions." (Friendship and Loneliness)
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"If you guys would want a hand to work for nothing...
... just his keep, why I'd come an' lend a hand." (The American Dream) (Candy)
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"I coulda been...
... in the movies." (The American Dream) (Curley's Wife)
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"Just forget it...
... I wouldn' want to go no place like that." (The American Dream) (Crooks)
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"We'd have our own place...
... where we'd belong." (The American Dream) (George)
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"This thing they had never...
... really believed in was coming true." (The American Dream)
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"I get to ten'...
... the rabbits." (The American Dream) (Lennie)
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"Live off the...
... fatta' the lan'." (The American Dream) (Lennie)
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"Every damn of em;s got a little piece of land in his head...
... An' never a God damn one of 'em ever gets it." (The American Dream)
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... first... we'd never do her." (George)

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... That's a thing I want ya to know." (George)

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... stay with me, Lennie." (George)

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... smart, I'd have my own little place..." (George)

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