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George Milton Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from George Milton
  1. #1
    “I gotta think about that. We was always gonna do it by ourselves.”
  2. #2
    “Tonight I’m gonna lay right here and look up. I like it.”
  3. #3
    “When his Aunt Clara died, Lennie just come along with me out workin’. Got kinda used to each other after a little while.”
  4. #4
    “George said wonderingly, ‘S’pose they was a carnival or a circus come to town, or a ball game, . . . We’d just go to her . . . We wouldn’t ask nobody if we could. Jus’ say, ‘We’ll go to her,’ an’ we would. Jus’ milk the cow and sling some grain to the chickens an’ go to her.‘”
  5. #5
    “But you get used to goin’ around with a guy an’ you can’t get rid of him.”
  6. #6
    “We got a future.”
  7. #7
    “You never oughta drink water when it ain’t runnin’.”
  8. #8
    “For two bits I’d shove out of here. If we can get jus’ a few dollars in the poke we’ll shove off and go up the American River and pan gold. We can make maybe a couple of dollars a day there, and we might hit a pocket.”
  1. #9
    ″‘I said what stake you got in this guy? You takin’ his pay away from him?′
    ‘No, ‘course I ain’t. Why you think I’m sellin’ him out?′
    ‘Well, I never seen one guy take so much trouble for another guy. I just like to know what your interest is.‘”
  2. #10
    “I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. That ain’t no good. They don’t have no fun. After a long time they get mean. They get wantin’ to fight all the time.”
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