"It wasn't much to you, maybe, but it was a lot to him."
"It wasn't nothing."
"Well, he seen this girl in a red dress. He wants to touch ever'thing he likes. Just wants to feel it. So he reaches out to feel this red dress an' the girl lets out a squawk, and that gets Lennie all mixed up, and he holds on 'cause that's the only thing he can think to do."
"He ain't mean. I can tell a mean guy a mile off."
"God awmighty, that dog stinks. Get him outta here, Candy! He ain't no good to you, Candy. An' he ain't no good to himself. Why'n't you shoot him, Candy?"