Guys don’t come into a colored man’s room very much”
"No—look! I was jus' foolin', Lennie. 'Cause I want you to stay with me."
"If you dont want me I can go off in the hills an' find a cave. I can go away any time."~Lennie
"When they can me here I wish somebody'd shoot me."
When Lennie is alone in the barn and Curley's wife comes in, Lennie is nervous with her. She knows it's because of her jealous husband. Curley's wife says straight out to Lennie: ''Why can't I talk to you? I never get to talk to nobody. I get awful lonely.''