The Sun Also Rises Quotes
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"Listen, Jake," he leaned forward on the bar. "Don’t you ever get the feeling that all your life is going by and you’re not taking advantage of it? Do you realize you’ve lived nea...
I mistrust all frank and simple people, especially when their stories hold together [...]. (1.2)
Men and Masculinity Quotes
I watched him walk back to the café holding his paper. I rather liked him and evidently she led him quite a life. (1.10)
Drugs and Alcohol Quotes
I was a little drunk. Not drunk in any positive sense but just enough to be careless. (3.25)
For four years his horizon had been absolutely limited to his wife. For three years, or almost three years, he had never seen beyond Frances. I am sure he had never been in love in his life. (2.1)
Man and the Natural World Quotes
"No, I don’t like Paris. It’s expensive and dirty." "Really? I find it so extraordinarily clean. One of the cleanest cities in all Europe." "I find it dirty." "How strange! But perhaps...
"Listen, Robert, going to another country doesn’t make any difference. I’ve tried all that. You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another. There’s not...
"I got hurt in the war," I said. "Oh, that dirty war." We would probably have gone on and discussed the war and agreed that it was in reality a calamity for civilization, and perhaps would have bee...