"We'd jus' live there. We'd belong there. There wouldn't be no more runnin' round the country and gettin' fed...no, sir, we'd have our own place where we belonged and not sleep in no bunk house."
"Seems to me sometimes it jus' works the other way around. Take a real smart guy and he ain't hardly ever a nice fella.""I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. that ain't no good. ..after a long time they get mean...want to fight all the time."
Get 'im, Lennie!!
"See what they done to my dog tonight? ... When they can me here I wisht somebody'd shoot me... I'll have no place to go.""I ought to of shot that dog myself, George. I shouldn't ought to of let no stranger shoot my dog."
"S'pose I went in with you guys...I ain't much good, but I can cook and tend the chickens and hoe the garden.""This thing they had never really believed in was coming true."
"Looks to me like ever' bone in his han' is bust.""Lennie was jus' scairt...he didn't know what to do. I told you nobody ought never to fight him."