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


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  • Call me Richard. That's my real name. Call me that.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • Lightening flashed dully inside the clouds on the horizon making them look as if they had fireflies of their own, monster fireflies the size of dinosaurs.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • When you empty out the vessel, you also empty out all the crap floating around in there. The additives. The impurities. It sure feels good. It's a whole body, whole-minded enema.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • Come down and eat chicken with me beautiful. It's soooo dark.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • Love didn't grow very well in a place where there was only fear
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")


  • Who gets to be best-liked in any community? Who is the most trusted? Why, the man who does the dirty job, of course, and does it with a smile. The man who does the job you couldn't bring yourself to do.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • Develop a little self-righteousness. A lot of that is an ugly thing, God knows, but a little applied over all your scruples is an absolute necessity! It is to the soul what a good sun-block is to the skin during the heat of summer.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • Men who find themselves late are never sure. They are all the things the civics books tell us the good citizen should be: partisans but never zealots, respectors of the facts which attend each situation but never benders of those facts, uncomfortable in positions of leadership but rarely unable to turn down a responsibility once it has been offered . . . or thrust upon them. They make the best leaders in a democracy because they are unlikely to fall in love with power.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • Women's lib, Frannie had decided, was nothing more nor less than an outgrowth of the technological society. Women were at the mercy of their bodies. They were smaller. They tended to be weaker. A man couldn't get with child, but a woman could---every four-year-old knows it. And a pregnant woman is a vulnerable human being. Civilization had provided an umbrella of sanity that both sexes could stand beneath.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • Even the company of the mad was better than the company of the dead.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • Nobody likes to see a stupid guy wise up.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")

  • You couldn't not like someone who liked the guitar.
    (Stephen King, "The Stand")


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