Marcelo in the Real World
by Francisco X. Stork
Marcelo in the Real World Quotes
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Language and Communication Quotes
One of the reasons I like working with Dr. Malone is that his facial expressions are so clear and easy to understand. That one he just made, for example, is a textbook example of "baffled." (1.23)
"You know how I feel about that," Dr. Malone says to Aurora. "I don't believe in suffering. If a kid is happy, understood, and appreciated, he will bloom in his or her own time. Paterson has been g...
"Do you notice things like that, Marcelo? You know, when a woman is hot to look at, pleasant to the eyes, attractive? Do you get that urge we all get when we see a good female body?" (7.66)
"It's not customary to quote Scripture to someone, much less quote him chapter and verse. I think that if you're going to benefit from this experience, it's important that you try to act as is cust...
Lies and Deceit Quotes
"After I called you on your cell phone I closed the mailroom and put up a sign. I told them I had to go to the courthouse and that the three o'clock and five o'clock would be delivered together. Pa...
Society and Class Quotes
"Am I glad you can help me. Father is too. He's having a shit-fit because today is the last day to turn over documents to another law firm and I have to be at an orientation meeting for the new squ...
"The corporate world has its rules. The law firm has its rules…The real world as a whole has its rules. The rules deal with behaviors and the way to do things in order to be successful." (3.40)
Justice and Judgment Quotes
"Right. So the girl was hurt by a windshield and her parents are probably suing Vidromek. That's how the picture ended up in Wendell's boxes. You know all about suing and settling a case and all th...