The Stranger Quotes

"I didn't have anything to apologize for." (3)

"I don't have any reason not to talk to him." (28)

"I tried my best to please Raymond because I didn't have any reason not to please him." (32)

"A minute later she asked me if I loved her. I told her it didn't mean anything but that I didn't think so." (35)

"But when I had to give up my studies I learned very quickly that none of it really mattered." (41)

"But the heat was so intense that it was just as bad standing still in the blinding stream falling from the sky. To stay or to go, it amounted to the same thing." (57)

"Then I fired four more times at the motionless body where the bullets lodged without leaving a trace." (59)

"I explained to him, however, that my nature was such that my physical needs often got in the way of my feelings." (65)

"That's all for today, Monsieur Antichrist." --the judge (71)

"That is how I explained to myself the strange impression I had of being odd man out, a kind of intruder." (84)

"My fate was being decided without anyone so much as asking my opinion." (98)

"How had I not seen that there was nothing more important than an execution" (110)

"Maman used to say that you can always find something to be happy about." (113)

"But everybody knows life isn't worth living." (114)

"Nothing, nothing mattered, and I knew why." (121)

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