This quote shows that Lennie has a dream, and that dream is to be with George and to "Live off the Farm." It shows their bonds and connections with each other.
" ....We're gonna live of the fat'a the lan !"
This truly shows the lengths Lennie will go to make George happier. He's willing to run away and live somewhere else if it makes it easier for George.
" I could move away, maybe live in a cave or something."
With the new pup, George feels happy for Lennie, he finally has something tp keep him distracted, helping him overcome his urge to strangle and kill animals.
" With that pup, you don't have to go killin those mice."
This quote shows the love Lennie gives towards George. Its shows that he really cares for him despite all activities. And that he is always waiting for him to return.
"George is gonna come back...maybe George is already back" (Pg 73)
This quote shows Lennie's dream to have rabbits with George. He continues to talk about it throughout the story to show his affection and care towards him.
"We gonna get a little place-an rabbits !" (Pg 89)
George putting down Lennie at the end of the story shows that he cares for him. He wouldnt let anyone get to him, and he had to put him out of his misery. And so, due to their friendship, he wanted to be the last person he would see, dying along with the dream
"Le's do it, Le's go get the place now." (Pg 109)