“The Butler” quotes(2013)
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“The Butler” Quotes 11 quotes
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.”
“- Louis Gaines: We're more grass roots. One-on-one with the community. Although we have started our own political party.
- Charlie Gaines: What's your party? You like to party? I like to party. What's your party called?
- Carol Hammie: The Black Panther Party.”
“I don't think God meant for people to not have a family.”
“Young brother, the black domestic defy racial stereotypes by being hardworking and trustworthy. He slowly tears down racial hatred with his example of a strong work ethic and dignified character. Now, while we perceive the butler or the maid to be subservient, in many ways they are subversive, without even knowing it.”
“Everything you are and everything you have, is because of that butler.”
“Vietnam took my boy, and I didn't understand why we were there in the first place.”
“You must look through your eyes, see what it is that they want, see what it is that they need, anticipate, bring a smile to the principal's eyes.”
“- Freddie Fallows: Are you political, Mr. Gaines?
- Cecil Gaines: No, sir.
- Freddie Fallows: Good. We have no tolerance for politics at the White House.”