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Caroline Bascomb Compson Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Caroline Bascomb Compson
  1. #1
    “You’re not the one who has to bear it . . . It’s not your responsibility. You can go away. You dont have to bear the brunt of it day in and day out. You owe nothing to them, to Mr. Compson’s memory. I know you have never had any tenderness for Jason. You’ve never tried to conceal it.”
  2. #2
    “It’s not when you realise that nothing can help you--religion, pride, anything--it’s when you realise that you dont need any aid.”
  3. #3
    “I’m a lady. You might not believe that from my offspring, but I am.”
  4. #4
    “If I’d just had a mother so I could say Mother Mother.”
  5. #5
    “I know I’m just a trouble and a burden to you.”

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