"I'm just a little spooked, that's all." I drew a quivering breath and quit crying. You just don't cry in front of Darry.”
"Easy, Ponyboy. They ain't gonna hurt you no more."
"Ponyboy Curtis." "My dad was an original person," I said. "I've got a brother named Sodapop, and it says so on his birth certificate."
"My name's Sherri, but I'm called Cherry because of my hair. Cherry Valance.
"There was a whole bunch of them," “A blue Mustang full... I got so scared..."
"Yeah, it's me,” "Don't talk. You're gonna be okay."
"A little? You call reeling and passing out in the streets 'a little'? Bob, I told you, I'm never going out with you while you're drinking, and I mean it. Too many things could happen while you're drunk. It's me or the booze."
"Cherry, Marcia, listen to us…” "...just because we got a little drunk last time”