The Silence of the Lambs Quotes

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"'Do you know what you look like to me, with your good bag and your cheap shoes? You look like a rube. You're a well-scrubbed, hustling rube with a little taste. Your eyes are like cheap birthstones - all surface shine when you stalk some little answer. And you're bright behind them, aren't you? Desperate not to be like your mother. Good nutrition has given you some length of bone, but you're not more than one generation out of the mines, Officer Starling."' Chapter 3, pg. 22

"Starling felt pretty good. She knew Crawford was just giving her an exhausted mouse to bat around for practice. But he wanted to teach her. He wanted her to do well. For Starling, that beat courtesy every time." Chapter 6, pg. 32

"And all the time the men were talking to her, constantly, gently. 'We won't touch anything. We're pros, you don't have to worry...

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