FC: "What I was really hanging around for, I was trying to feel some kind of a good-by. I mean I've left schools and places I didn't even know I was leaving them. I hate that. I don't care if it's a sad good-by or a bad good-by, but when I leave a place I like to know I'm leaving it. If you don't, you feel even worse." pg 3
1: I'm the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life. It's awful. If I'm on my way to the store to buy a magazine, even, and somebody asks me where I'm going, I'm liable to say I'm going to the opera. It's terrible.
2: Holden's Sacred Items | "The way I wore it I swung the old peak way around to the back- very corny, I'll admit, but I liked it that way. "-pg.18
3: "I lay on my bed and lit a cigarette. You weren't allowed to smoke in the dorm, but you could do it late at night when everybody was asleep or out and nobody could smell the smoke" - pg. 41 | "He was two years younger than I was, but about fifty times as intelligent. "- pg 38.
4: "She was having a helluva time tightening her skate" -pg. 119
5: "That's why she was so hot to go,. She wanted to see herself in one of those little skirts that just come down over their butt and all." -pg. 129 | "Broadway was mobbed and messy" -pg. 115
6: "The waiter came up, and I ordered a Coke for her - she didn't drink - and a Scotch and soda for myself, but the sonuvabitch wouldn't bring you one, so I had a Coke too." -pg. 129
7: "Girls. You never know what they are going to think. " pg. 136