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Death of a Salesman Character Quotes
WILLY: Biff Loman is lost. In the greatest country in the world a young man with such—personal attractiveness, gets lost. And such a hard worker. There’s one thing about Biff— he&...
WILLY: That is a one million dollar idea. LINDA: Marvelous! BIFF: I’m in great shape as far as that’s concerned! HAPPY: And the beauty of it is, Biff, it wouldn’t be like a busin...
BIFF: Well, I spent six or seven years after high school trying to work myself up. Shipping clerk, salesman, business of one kind or another. And it’s a measly manner of existence. To get on...
HAPPY [enthralled]: That’s what I dream about Biff. Sometimes I wanna just rip my clothes off in the middle of the store and outbox that goddamned merchandise manager. I mean I can outbox, ou...
CHARLEY: Nobody dast blame this man. You don’t understand: Willy was a salesman. And for a salesman, there’s no rock bottom to the life. He don’t put a bolt to a nut, he don’...
WILLY: Well, Bill Oliver—very big sporting-goods man—he wants Biff very badly. Called him in from the West, Long distance, carte blanche, special deliveries. Your friends have their own...
BEN [chuckling]: So this is Brooklyn, eh? […] BEN: Opportunity is tremendous in Alaska, William. Surprised you’re not up there. (Act 1)
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