Sam Lowbridge Quotes in Anita and Me
‘. . . understand why, but just think if you could use all that energy to do some good. Find out who the real enemies are, the rich, the privileged, not the other people trying to make a living like you, not people like . . .’
‘You wanted to hurt people, you mean!’ I yelled at him. ‘How could you say it, in front of me? My dad? To anyone? How can you believe that shit?’
Sam grabbed me by the wrists and I sucked in air and held it. ‘When I said them,’ he rasped, ‘I never meant you, Meena! It was all the others, not you!’
I put my face right up to his; I could smell the smoke on his breath. ‘You mean the others like the Bank Manager?’
Sam looked confused.
‘The man from the building site. The Indian man. I know you did it. I am the others, Sam. You did mean me.’