LaRose Quotes

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Our son will be your son now.
-- Landreaux (The Door)

Importance: After Landreaux accidentally kills Peter Ravich’s son, Landreaux does not know what to do. He consults with his wife, and the two decide to give their youngest son, LaRose, to the Raviches to raise. Landreaux is devastated and begins to withdraw from his own life as a result.

Life don’t quit.
-- Ottie Plume (The Gate)

Importance: Landreaux tends to his mother-in-law, Mrs. Peace, who gives Landreaux an old memorization sheet he used for the poem “Invictus.” Landreaux next visits with Ottie Plume, who has lost a foot to diabetes and is struggling on with life. Ottie is thrilled to have been able to use the bathroom by himself. He declares to Landreaux that life does not stop. Landreaux, still wracked with guilt and devastated over accidentally killing Dusty, needs to hear these things.

This dog loves life.
-- Peter (The Passage)

Importance: Peter notices a straggly dog lurking around the area...

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