Apt Pupil
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By Stephen King

horror | 179 pages | Published in NaN

Todd Bowden is an apt pupil. Good grades, good family, a paper route. But he is about to meet a different kind of teacher: Mr. Dussander. Todd knows all about Dussander's dark past. The torture. The death. The decades-old manhunt Dussander has escaped to this day. Yet Todd doesn't want to turn him in. Todd wants to know more. Much more. He is about to learn the real meaning of power—and the seductive lure of evil.

ISBN_13:9780751525670

Quotes

Evil is a word we use to describe the absence of good, just as we use the word darkness to describe the absence of light.

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We never know, do we, how we'll react to unexpected violence? Given the right circumstances, almost anyone could turn into a monster.

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The past is a great place and I don't want to erase it or to regret it, but I don't want to be its prisoner either.

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Sometimes the worst things in life are the things you can't change, the things that don't go as planned.

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We're all capable of doing things we never thought we were capable of. The key is to choose the right path.

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Fear can be a powerful motivator, but it can also be a prison that holds you back from experiencing life to the fullest.

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The truth is like a knife. It may hurt, but it's necessary to cut through the lies and deception.

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Regret is a heavy burden to carry. It can consume you if you let it. But sometimes, it's a reminder of the lessons we've learned.

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In the end, it's not the darkness we should fear, but the darkness within ourselves.

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Power is a double-edged sword. It can corrupt, but it can also be used to bring about positive change.

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