Catherine Trask (Kate) Quotes in East of Eden
And just as there are physical monsters, can there not be mental or psychic monsters born? The face and body may be perfect, but if a twisted gene or a malformed egg can produce physical monsters, may not the same process produce a malformed soul?
Catherine was clever, but even a clever woman misses some of the strange corridors of man.
Then a breeze would move her bright hair, or she would raise her eyes, and Adam would swell out in his stomach with a pressure of ecstasy that was close kin to grief.
“That’s what I hate, the liars, and they’re all liars…I love to rub their noses in their own nastiness.”
“Of course you may have that in you. Everybody has. But you’ve got the other too.”