Rose of Sharon Quotes in The Grapes of Wrath
And now they [the Joads] were weary and frightened because they had gone against a system they did not understand and it had beaten them.
“They's a time of change, an' when that comes, dyin' is a piece of all dyin', and bearin' is a piece of all bearin', an bearin' an' dyin' is two pieces of the same thing. An' then things ain't lonely any more. An' then a hurt don't hurt so bad, cause it ain't a lonely hurt no more, Rosasharn. I wisht I could tell you so you'd know, but I can't.”