The bold-face print is a summary of the quote. The number is the page on which the quote was found.
Character 274 Since he could never succeed, he was resigned to failure. "In a world in which success was the only virtue, he had resigned himself to failure." Heller, Catch-22.
Character 322 "He could engross himself in an inconsequential task for hours without growing restless or bored, as oblivious to fatigue as the stump of a tree, and almost as taciturn." Heller, Catch-22.
Character 328 "…sensitive to everyone’s weakness but his own and found everyone absurd but himself." Heller, Catch-22.
Character 9 He always believed in his ultimate success and did not really care how he achieved it. "In his life he had taken certain things for granted, never challenging his belief in ultimate success, and bothering little about means and roads." Crane, The Red Badge of Courage.
Character 96 The peak of wisdom was to recognize yourself as tiny. "Apparently, the other had now climbed a peak of wisdom from which he could perceive himself as a very wee thing." Crane, The Red Badge of Courage.
Character 156 "He felt a quiet manhood, non-assertive but of sturdy and strong blood." Crane, The Red Badge of Courage.
Character 15 "He was the kind of kid who would put away money for marriage before he even had a girl." Mailer, The Naked and the Dead.
Character 26 "Somebody like Red was always ruining your work by making everybody laugh." Mailer, The Naked and the Dead.
Character 114 He was driven to do what he feared and detested. "…but there was part of his mind that drove him to do things he feared and detested." Mailer, The Naked and the Dead.
Character 162 He had contempt for anyone who could not hide his feelings. "[Red] felt contempt that Goldstein could not hide his feelings….." Mailer, The Naked and the Dead.