PA JOAD: We sure are takin’ a beatin’.
MA JOAD: I know. That’s what makes us tough. Rich fellas come up an’ th’ die an’ their kids ain’t no good, and they die out, but we keep a-comin’. We’re the people that live. They can’t wipe us out. They can’t lick us. We’ll go on forever, Pa, ’cause we’re the people.

John Steinbeck (1902-1968) American writer
The Grapes of Wrath (film) [Nunnally Johnson, screenwriter] (1940)
Added on 12-Jan-12 | Last updated 12-Jan-12
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