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The Outsiders

S.E. Hinton

Top 10 Best Quotes

“I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me.”

“Stay gold, Ponyboy. Stay gold . . .” The pillow seemed to sink a little, and Johnny died.”

“It seemed funny to me that the sunset she saw from her patio and the one I saw from the back steps was the same one. Maybe the two different worlds we lived in weren't so different. We saw the same sunset.”

“They grew up on the outside of society. They weren't looking for a fight. They were looking to belong.”

“You get tough like me and you don't get hurt. You look out for yourself and nothin' can touch you...”

“Sixteen years on the streets and you can learn a lot. But all the wrong things, not the things you want to learn. Sixteen years on the streets and you see a lot. But all the wrong sights, not the things you want to see.”

“Can you see the sunset real good on the West side? You can see it on the East side too.”

“Things are rough all over.”

“It's okay. We aren't in the same class. Just don't forget that some of us watch the sunset too.”

“Get smart and nothing can touch you.”

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