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- Sister Helen Prejean: Redemption isn't some kind of free admission ticket that you get because Jesus paid the price. You got to participate in your own redemption. You got some work to do.
- State Trooper: You a nun?
- Sister Helen Prejean: Yes Sir.
- State Trooper: Never gave a ticket to no nun before. Gave a ticket to a guy from the IRS one time, got audited the next year... Tell you what sister, I'm gonna let this one slide.
- Mathew Poncelet: I think killin' is wrong, no matter who does it.
whether it's me, or y'all, or your government.
- Mathew Poncelet: I never had no real love myself. I never loved a woman or anybody else or myself, just never could. Might figure I'd have to die to find love. Thank you for loving me.