Two-Bit Quotes and Page Numbers
“What’s the safest thing to be when one is met by a gang of social outcasts in an alley? …No, another social outcast!”
~S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders, Chapter 7, (Character: 1st: Two-bit, 2nd: Ponyboy), Page 113
“You oughta see Kathy’s brother. Now there’s a hood. He’s so greasy he glides when he walks. He goes to the barber for an oil change, not a haircut.”
~S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders, Chapter 7, (Character: Two-Bit), Page 114
“You know the rules. No jazz before a rumble.”
~S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders, (Character: Two-Bit), Chapter 7, Page 115
“Ponyboy, listen, don’t get tough. You’re not like the rest of us and don’t try to be…”
What was the matter with Two-Bit? I knew as well as he did that if you got tough you didn’t get hurt. Get smart and nothing can touch you…
“What in the world are you doing?” Two-Bit’s voice broke into my thoughts.
I looked up at him. “Picking up the glass.”
He stared at me for a second, then grinned. “You little sonofagun,” he said in a relieved voice. I didn’t know what he was talking about, so I just went on picking up the glass from the bottle end and put it in a trash can. I didn’t want anyone to get a flat tire.”
~S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders, Chapter 12, (Character: Two-Bit and Ponyboy), Page 171
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