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Quotes

Find the perfect quote to float your boat. Shmoop breaks down key quotations from There Is No Dog.

Faith Quotes

As she steps out into the light, Bob watches her [Lucy], shivering with devotion. (4.21)

Love Quotes

And then there was her mother, always nudging her in the direction of suitable men, while hinting that in her day, you didn't just sit around waiting for Mr. Right; you went out, were proactive. Th...

Lust Quotes

God is dreaming of water. In his dream there is a fountain, and a naked girl, and (of course) there is him. The water is warm, the girl willing; her flesh is soft. He reaches out a hand to caress h...

Isolation Quotes

Perhaps, she thought, it would be best if she didn't go into the whole thing about leering boys with the Holy Father. "I hope you don't mind my pointing out that it does put people off sometimes. N...

Suffering Quotes

"You never pay attention to me! You don't care about anyone other than those poxy poor people in your poxy files." He put on a nyah-nyah whine. " Oh, look at me, I've got AIDS, I was in a war, my b...

Mortality Quotes

Until the poker game, he had been quite a feisty little soul, falling upon food each time with a glorious bleat of joy. He was a different Eck now that his life had been truncated, and who could bl...

Friendship Quotes

He hadn't known it was possible to experience so many intense feelings at once—misery, love, hunger, suspicion, excitement and of course the ever-present terror of mortality. The enormity of it m...

Dreams, Hopes, and Plans Quotes

Then she straightens and resumes her walk, humming a little prayer, which is not so much a prayer as a hope, a private incantation: "Dear God," she prays, "I should like to fall in love." (1.8)
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