“- Matt Drayton: I asked him how he, uh, got so far. You know, he's only 37.
- Christina Drayton: Yeah.
- Matt Drayton: He said he thought he got the best breaks because everybody he met didn't want him to think they were prejudiced against him.”
“- Daisy Werthan: I've never been prejudiced in my life and you know it.
- Boolie Werthan: Okay, then why don't you ask Hoke to go with you?
- Daisy Werthan: Hoke? Don't be ridiculous. He wouldn't go.”
“I don't know that nigger. But I know he's a nigger. And that's all I need to know.”
“- Joanna Drayton: He thinks you're gonna faint because he's a Negro.
- Christina Drayton: Well... I don't think I'm going to faint, but I'll sit down anyway.”