“Coal Miner's Daughter” quotes(1980)
Plot – Loretta is 15 and lives with her many younger brothers in a remote Kentucky village, where her father works as a miner. When she meets Doolittle she agrees to merry him and defies her entire family. The newlyweds don't have much money, moreover the girl is still immature while the guy is surly and impulsive. Over the time they stabilize as a couple and have four children. On their anniversary, Doolittle gives his wife a guitar and this is the beginning of a new life. Loretta is encouraged by her husband, who's a manager and a producer, to sing, to make records, to perform in bars. She exhibits on prestigious Nashville stages too. Despite fame, wealth, Doolittle's jealousy, squabbles and misunderstandings, Loretta loves her family more than her fans and doesn't allow the success to ruin it all.
All actors – Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm, Phyllis Boyens-Liptak, Bill Anderson Jr., Foister Dickerson, Malla McCown, Pamela McCown, Kevin Salvilla, William Sanderson, Sissy Lucas, Pat Pattersonshow all
“Coal Miner's Daughter” Quotes 21 quotes
“You boys stop fighting and listen to me sing!”
“- Doolittle Lynn: Mr. Webb, me and Loretta are fixin' to get married, if it's alright with you.
- Ted Webb: Go ask Clary.
- Doolittle Lynn: Mrs. Webb, me and Loretta is thinkin' about gettin' married tomorrow.
- 'Clary' Webb: Go ask Ted.
- Loretta Lynn: Doolittle, what are you doin'?
- Doolittle Lynn: Ted says go ask Clary; Clary says go ask Ted...” (continue)(continue reading)
Things is moving too fast in my life. Always have. I mean. one day I was this little girl. The next day I was married. Next I was having babies. Next day I was out here singing for you all. Patsy's always saying, "Little girl, you got to run your own life". But my life's running me.
“- Patsy Cline: People want to know who you've been sleeping with that you've been on so many times.
- Loretta Lynn: Who's been a sayin' that?
- Patsy Cline: Gals that have been sleepin' with everybody and still ain't been on yet.”
- Loretta Lynn: Dadgum it, Doo! You never ask me nothing! You just say, "Hey baby, here's the deal, take it or leave it". Well, it's drivin' me crazy, Doo!
- Doolittle Lynn: Well, hell, then let's go up to the house, call a lawyer and get a divorce. I'm tired of this bullshit.
- Loretta Lynn: I don't want no divorce! I just want the dadgum... (continue)(continue reading)
- Loretta Lynn: Shoot, we've been driving so much, I don't know where I am half the time. But it's fun. We sing, and talk, and Doo - that's my husband - he'll get to acting horny.
- Speedy West: What!
- Loretta Lynn: And the more I laugh, the hornier he gets, and then he'll say, "Loretta, spread me up another one of them baloney sandwiches"!
“What we got to do next is figure out what to do next.”
“- Doolittle Lynn: Make many pies, Loretta?
- Loretta Lynn: Naw, this is the first one.
- Doolittle Lynn: How much salt that recipe call for?
- Loretta Lynn: Shoot, you don't put salt in a pie! You put in flour and eggs and sugar and... oh no.
- Doolittle Lynn: Makes sense though; salt and sugar are both white.”
“- Loretta Lynn: Woman, if you want to keep that arm, you better get it off my husband.
- Girl at fairgrounds: Who are you telling what?
- Loretta Lynn: I don't know who you are, but I know what you are.”
“- Ted Webb: I ain't ever gonna see you again.
- Loretta Lynn: Yes you will, daddy.
- Ted Webb: Maybe, but I ain't never gonna see my little girl again.”
“I'm warning you Doolittle, I'd better never catch you with trash like that again! I mean it!”
“A-hundred-n-seventeen? This baby's gonna be a big 'un daddy.”
“I'll call you on Monday and we'll go shopping. Anything we can't buy, we'll make. Anything we can't make, we'll steal!”
“- Loretta Lynn: Doolittle, I can't play that thing!
- Doolittle Lynn: Well, most people can't till they learn how, dammit!”
“If you're born in Kentucky, you've got three choices; coal mine, moonshine or move it on down the line.”
“- Loretta Lynn: This food's cold.
- Doolittle Lynn: That's because it froze on the way over here from the damn restaurant. You want a hot breakfast, you got to come with me.”