And to this day, the events that followed all seem like a distant dream. Or it could mean you're the righteous man, and I'm the shepherd, and it's the world that's evil and selfish. Not for an old crook like me." - "Fort Hancock, Texas, please." (voice-over) "I find I am so excited I can barely sit still or hold a thought in my head. I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. I wondered how some people can be such a necessary part of one's life one day and simply vanish the next. Whenever I talk to her, she always manages to refer to my boyfriend as the other woman. It bore no resemblance to the pictures in the brochure. If you gave me a million years to ponder, I would never have guessed that true romance and Detroit would ever go together. 9-millimeter here, he's the shepherd protectin' my righteous ass in the valley of darkness. The truth is, you're the weak and I'm the tyranny of evil men. That's probably a good idea." Play clips (excerpt):(voice-over) "Get busy living or get busy dying. For the second time in my life, I'm guilty of committing a crime. Of course, I doubt they'll toss up any roadblocks for that. Stuart ended up becoming incredibly monogamous to a girl, if you can believe that. Alex, on the other hand, enjoyed staying single for a long time, though she admitted to sometimes missing the rejection from doomed relationships. Up or down, thin or flush, in 47 years they never left each other's side. Among the pallbearers at his funeral were early Western movie stars William S. Tom Mix wept." Play clip (excerpt): (voice-over from beginning and at the end of the film) "I had to come all the way from the highways and byways of Tallahassee, Florida to Motor City, Detroit to find my true love. See, now I'm thinkin' maybe it means you're the evil man, and I'm the righteous man, and Mr. Go." - "I think we should be leaving now." - "Yeah. It was nice to see them, but it wasn't like the old days. Maybe you feel a little lost while it's happening, but later you realize it was the best part of the whole trip.""...
Away from the things of man."(voice-over) "The murder of Carolyn Polhemus remains unsolved. And there is punishment."- "So, what happened after he climbed up the tower and rescued her? Oh, yeah, well, I love almost everybody."(voice-over) "We never spoke about what happened, at least not to each other. " - "Yes, it does." - "I wish I could still talk to the man in the moon.
I had a sugar bowl full of coke next to the bed." - "People call them rats because a rat will do anything to survive. I'd bet 20, 30 grand over a weekend, and then I'd either blow the winnings in a week or go to the sharks to pay back the bookies.
I had paper bags filled with jewelry stashed in the kitchen. " - "Objection sustained." - "I don't know nothing about being a rat." - "Mr. " - "Objection, Your Honor." - (voice-over) "Anything I wanted was a phone call away. The keys to a dozen hideout flats all over the city. When I was broke, I would go out and rob some more.
So he goes to this frog, who naturally enough can swim, and he says, 'Uh, excuse me, Mr. I want to go across the river.' So the frog accepts the idea. Down in the flat, we'll have a little field of..." - "field of alfalfa for the rabbits." - "..the rabbits." - "And I get to tend the rabbits..." (mercy-killing of Lennie) Play clip (excerpt): - "This is a winner, Griffin. I'm listening." - "Well, I don't think any of us want to be alone." (voice-over) "Why love, if losing hurts so much?
It broke off." - "That's because you crack your knuckles all the time. '"- "George, but tell, tell now how it's gonna be." - "We're gonna get a little place." - "Okay, yeah, we're gonna get a little place and we gonna..." - "We're gonna..." - "...." - "We'll have a cow, and some pigs, and we're gonna have, maybe-maybe, a chicken. " - "If the price is right, you got it." - "If you can guarantee me that ending, you got a deal." - "I guarantee it, Griff." - "What do you call this thing anyway? I mean, I probably know more about love from books than from personal experience." - "Go on.