All My Sons
by Arthur Miller
All My Sons Family Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.
Keller: Sure, he was my son. But I think to him they were all my sons. And I guess they were, I guess they were. (3.167)
We can't decide if this line is brilliant or too heavy-handed. Whichever, it's an important moment for Joe, as he understands – and finally owns – the larger repercussions of his actions.