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Dead Man Walking Quotes

  • 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.

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