The Chocolate War
by Robert Cormier
The Chocolate War Quotes
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Officially, The Vigils did not exist. How could a school condone an organization like the Vigils? The school allowed it to function by ignoring it completely, pretending it wasn't there. […] It w...
The way he could dazzle you with his brilliance […] and the way he could disgust you with his cruelties, those strange offbeat cruelties of his, that had nothing to do with pain or violence but w...
Language and Communication Quotes
Hey coach you spit on me, Jerry protested. Stop the spitting, coach. What he said aloud was "I'm all right." (1.11)
You couldn't ever win an argument with Archie. He was too quick with his words. (2.9)
That's what baffled everyone about Archie – his changes of mood, the way he could be a wise bastard one minute and a great guy the next. (2.24)
"Maybe I ought to assign someone to the store, make life interesting for your boss." (2.24)
"These goddamn assignments," Archie said. "Do you think it's easy? His voice dripped sadness. "And the black box." (2.36)
Morality and Ethics Quotes
Why did he always feel so guilty whenever he looked at Playboy and other magazines? (3.2)