“Bastard Out of Carolina” quotes(1996)
All actors – Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ron Eldard, Glenne Headly, Lyle Lovett, Jena Malone, Dermot Mulroney, Christina Ricci, Michael Rooker, Diana Scarwid, Susan Traylor, Grace Zabriskie, Richard Todd Sullivanshow all
“Bastard Out of Carolina” Quotes 14 quotes
“- Anney Boatwright: Jesus, Glen. You don't know your own strength.
- Glen Waddell: I guess I don't.”
“I think you're the most beautiful woman I've ever seen.”
“You don't know what it's like, Bone, getting out on your own, then being dragged back home. You wait a few years, get yourself a sweetheart, a job that pays your own money, stuff you like to do that your mama says is silly or sinful. Just about everything I like in this world is silly or sinful. But then, mama, I don't care. I got my car and I...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I'd rather die than go back living with you!”
“I don't care what they say. I won't have anybody call you trash.”
“- Anney Boatwright: Glen's not like that.
- Granny: You don't know what that boy is like.
- Anney Boatwright: I know he loves me.
- Granny: Love. Can't even hold a job for more than a month.”
“I lived in a world of shame. I hid my bruises as if they were evidence of crimes I had committed.”
“- Glen Waddell: The things I do ain't good enough for you. I put my hand in a honey jar, comes out piss! Nothing I do is right!
- Anney Boatwright: Glen, everybody has troubles now and then, honey. Just give it time, sweetie. Things are gonna work out.”
“Sometimes I just get so tired, you know? Sometimes I just want somebody strong to stand by me. To stay with me.”
“Who had mama been? What had she wanted to be or do before I was born? Once I was born her hopes turned, and I climbed up her life like a flower reaching for the sun. Her life had folded into mine. Who would I be when I was 15, 20, 30? Would I be as strong as she had been? As hungry for love? As desperate, determined and ashamed?”