Darkness at Noon Quotes

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So far everything was in order.
-- Rubashov (The First Hearing: Chapter 1)

Importance: Rubashov takes a look around his cell when he first arrives and is satisfied with the condition.

Above his bed also hung a portrait of No. 1, and next to it a photograph of Rubashov as Partisan commander. If that photograph were found, he would probably also be taken away.
-- Wissilij (The First Hearing: Chapter 3)

Importance: This quote shows the fear that many of the older Party members have because of what is happening to Rubashov and his friends.

If I succeed in believing that I am dreaming, then it will really be a dream, he thought.
-- Rubashov (The First Hearing: Chapter 5)

Importance: This is Rubashov's thoughts as he wakes in his cell on the first morning. Although Rubashov has been calm thus far, this thought clearly shows that he is hoping that this has all been a nightmare.

Conspired against law and order: whether for money or on principle makes no difference.
-- Rubashov (The First Hearing: Chapter 8)

Importance: This is what Rubashov...

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