Starship Troopers Novel: Quotes

"I had passed the hump and it was all downhill. My kit felt lighter and i was no longer worried"

This is a significant quote because this is when John decides to stay in the military. He was about to resign but he got a letter from one of his teachers who was also in the military. The letter talked about how he will have to get over this "hump" in his training. That his training now will be the hardest but it will get better. In the quote John has gotten over the "hump" and is staying in the infantry.