The Rocking-Horse Winner Quotes

"And so the house came to be haunted by the unspoken phrase: There must be more money!"

"That's why it's better to be born lucky than rich."

"He always talks about horse races with Bassett."

"I only know the winner."

"Bassett keeps it for me. We're partners."

"It's as if he had it from heaven."

"So she'll have a birthday present of a thousand pounds for five successive years."

"He had a secret within a secret, something he had not divulged, even to Bassett or to his Uncle Oscar."

"His eyes blazed at her for one strange and senseless second, as he ceased urging his wooden horse. Then he fell with a crash to the ground, and she, all her tormented motherhood flooding upon her, rushed to gather him up."

"I call that lucky, don't you, mother?"

"You're eighty-odd thousand to the good and a poor devil of a son to the bad."

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