Of Mice and Men Quotes Quiz

“What mouse, George? I ain’t got no mouse.” Lennie
“God a’mighty, if I was alone I could live so easy. I could go get a job an’ work, an’ no trouble.” George
“I was jus’ foolin’, Lennie. ‘Cause I want you to stay with me.” George
“Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world. With us it ain’t like that. We got a future. We got somebody to talk to that gives a damn about us.” George
“Curley’s like a lot of little guys. He hates big guys.” Candy
“Don’t you even take a look at that b—-… I seen ’em poison before, but I never seen no piece of jail bait worse than her. You leave her be.” George
“You give me a good wh-re house every time. A guy can… get ever’thing outa his system all at once, an’ no messes.” George
“The cream is so God d-mn thick you got to cut it with a knife and take it out with a spoon.” George
“You seen what they done to my dog tonight? … When they can me here I wisht somebody’d shoot me.” Candy
“I ought to of shot that dog myself, George. I shouldn’t ought to of let no stranger shoot my dog.” Candy
“S’pose you didn’t have nobody. S’pose you couldn’t go into the bunkhouse and play rummy ’cause you was black… A guy needs somebody to be near him.” Crooks
“Guys don’t come into a coloured man’s room very much.” Crooks
“Jesus, I seen it happen too many times. I seen too many guys with land in their head. They never get none under their hand.” Crooks
“Whatta ya think I am, a kid? I tell ya I could of went with shows.” Curley’s Wife
“I’m glad you bust up Curley a little bit. He got it comin’ to him. Sometimes I’d like to bust him myself.” Curley’s Wife
“I get lonely… You can talk to people, but I can’t talk to nobody but Curley. Else he gets mad. How’d you like not to talk to anybody?” Curley’s Wife
“I done a bad thing. I done another bad thing.” Lennie
“I think I knowed from the very first. I think I know’d we’d never do her. He just liked to hear about it so much I got to thinking maybe we would.” George
“All the time he [Lennie] done bad things, but he never done one of ’em mean.” George
“I’m gonna shoot the guts outta that big b-stard myself, even if I only got one hand. I’m gonna get ‘im.” Curley
“You hadda, George. I swear you hadda. Come on with me.” Slim
“No, Lennie. Look down there acrost the river, like you can almost see the place.” George

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