A Clean, Well-Lighted Place Quotes
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"I wish he would go home. I never get to bed before three o'clock. What kind of hour is that to go to bed?" "He stays up because he likes it." "He's lonely. I'm not lonely. I have a wife waiting in...
"Last week he tried to commit suicide," one waiter said. "Why?" "He was in despair." "What about?" "Nothing." (2)
Drugs and Alcohol Quotes
"A little more," he said. The waiter poured on into the glass so that the brandy slopped over and ran down the stem into the top saucer of the pile. "Thank you," the old man said. The waiter took t...
Old Age Quotes
It was late and every one had left the cafe except an old man who sat in the shadow the leaves of the tree made against the electric light. In the day time the street was dusty; but at night the de...