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John Coffey Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes from John Coffey
  1. #1
    “Appeals weren’t for the likes of John Coffey, not back then.”
  2. #2
    “I couldn’t help it. I tried to take it back, but it was too late.”
  3. #3
    “I’m rightly tired of the pain I hear and feel, boss. I’m tired of bein on the road, lonely as a robin in the rain. Not never havin no buddy to go on with or tell me where we’s comin from or goin to or why. I’m tired of people bein ugly to each other. It feels like pieces of glass in my head. I’m tired of all the times I’ve wanted to help and couldn’t. I’m tired of bein in the dark. Mostly it’s the pain. There’s too much. If I could end it, I would. But I can’t.”
  4. #4
    “He kill them with they love.”
  5. #5
    “Please boss, don’t put that thing over my face, don’t put me in the dark. I’s afraid of the dark.”
  6. #6
    “To tell you the truth, boss, I don’t know much of anything.”
  7. #7
    “I’m sorry for what I am.”
  8. #8
    “I just can’t see God putting a gift like that in the hands of a man who would kill a child.”

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