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All the King's Men

All the King's Men


by Robert Penn Warren

All the King's Men Love Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)

Quote #7

By that time, too, you wouldn't be able to tell if it was the frenzy of love or hate that coiled and tangled them together. (8.156)

Jack is talking about the fighting that is a huge part of the relationship between Sadie and Willie. She definitely loves him, and if we know the Boss, he loves her too. But then again he kind of loves everybody. Sadie probably only loves him.

Quote #8

[Anne:] "He [Willie] called me early this afternoon. I went there. He is going back to his wife." (9.450)

Jack's reaction to this is one of surprise and relief. He is surprised because he can't imagine choosing anyone over Anne. Why he's relieved is obvious. At least now he has a chance to get back together with the love of his life.

Quote #9

With me is my wife, Anne Stanton, and the man who was once married to my mother. (10.439)

What a long way this trio has come. We find this to be a loving moment that speaks for it self.

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