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"I lie to myself all the time"
"We have troubles you've never even heard of. You want to know something? Things are rough all over"
"...what on earth is the matter with you? Can't you use your head?"
"Man, I thought New York was the only place I could get mixed up in a murder rap."
"There's nothing wrong with throwing a few punches."
"I don't see why he gave me this. I couldn't shoot anybody."
"There are things worse than being a greaser."
"I killed him. I killed that boy."
"I think I'm gonna marry Sandy."
"It's not my idea of a good time to sit-in a drive in and watch people get drunk."
"I'm supposed to be smart; I make good grades and have a high IQ and everything..."
"Don't let him bug you. He's really proud of you 'cause you're so brainy. It's just because you're the baby- I mean he loves you a lot."
"Nobody but Soda could really get me talking. Till I met Cherry Valance."
"We're in big trouble and it's our looks or us."
"What I like is the 'turn' bit. Y'all were heroes from the beginning. You didn't just 'turn' all of a sudden."
"I'll baby-sit him. I haven't got anything better to do."
"...them boys at the station know me by now. I get hauled in for everything that happens on our turf."
"I don't want to die now. It ain't long enough. Sixteen years ain't long enough."
"There sure is a lot of blood in people."
"...you get hardened in jail. I don't want that to happen to you like it happened to me."
"I never noticed colors and clouds and stuff until you kept reminding about them. It seems like they were never there before. "
"Oh, Pony, I thought we'd lost you...like we did Mom and Dad."
"Johnny and Dallas were our buddies, too, but you don't stop living because you lose someone. I thought you knew that by now. You don't quit!"
"Stay gold, Ponyboy."
"What kind of world is it where all I have to be proud of is a reputation for being a hood, and greasy hair"
"Don't you know a rumble ain't a rumble unless I'm in it?"
"Useless...fighting's no good."
"I'm the middleman in a tug o'war and I'm being split in half."
"I wasn't scared. It was the oddest feeling in the world. I didn't feel anything—scared, mad, or anything. Just zero."
"There's still lots of good in the world."
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