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Stephen King’s “The Stand” Quotes (42 Quotes)


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  • For God's sake, Larry, grow up. Develop a little self-righteousness. A lot of that is an ugly thing, God knows, but a little spread over all your scruples is an absolute necessity!
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • People who try hard to do the right thing always seem mad.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • Your first impulse is to share good news, your second is to club someone with it.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • God doesn't bribe, child. He just makes a sign and lets people take it as they will.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • Rationalism is the idea that we can ever understand anything about the state of being. It's a deathtrip. It always has been. . . . And if rationalism is a deathtrip, then irrationalism might very well be a lifetrip . . . at least until it proves otherwise.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")


  • Hapscomb's Texaco sat on Number 93 just north of Arnette, a pissant four-street burg about 110 miles from Houston.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • She couldn't be on his wavelength all the time. That's all. When you could recognize that and deal with it, you were on your way to an adult relationship.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • He could feel the pores of his body open like a million mouths and slurp the water in like a sponge.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • She was satisfied with the answer God had given Moses from the burning bush when Moses had seen fit to question. Who are you? Mose asks, and God comes back from that bush just as pert as you like: I Am, Who I AM. In other words, Mose, stop beatin around this here bush and get your old ass in gear.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • He smiles a lot. But I think there might be worms inside him making him smile.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • Silent white light filled the world. And the righteous and unrighteous alike were consumed in that holy fire.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • He was a clot looking for a place to happen, a splinter of bone hunting a soft organ to puncture, a lonely lunatic cell looking for a mate - they would set up housekeeping and raise themselves a cozy little malignant tumor.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • Superstition, like true love, needs time to grow and reflect upon itself.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • HEY, BOBBY TERRY, YOU SCROOOOWED IT UP!
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • That wasn't any act of God. That was an act of pure human fuckery.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")


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