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  • Barbara Weston: Holy shit that's Karen! You remember your Aunt Karen?
    Jean Fordham: Kinda.
    Barbara Weston: And that must be this year's man!


  • Bill Fordham: You're so goddamn self-righteous, you know that?
    Barbara Weston: Surely you must have realized when you started porkin' Pippi Longstockin' that you were due for some self-righteousness, just a smudge of indignation on my part!


  • Bill Fordham: You're thoughtful, Barbara, but you're not open. You're passionate, but you're hard. You're a good, decent, funny, wonderful woman, and I love you, but - YOU'RE A PAIN IN THE ASS!


  • Barbara Weston: Eat
    Violet Weston: I'm not hungry!
    Barbara Weston: Eat that fish!
    Bill Fordham: No!
    Barbara Weston: Eat that fish B**ch!!!
    Barbara Weston: Eat that fish Bitch!


  • Barbara Weston: I want you to know that you're not alone, if you need any help.
    Violet Weston: No... I don't need help...
    Barbara Weston: I-I wanna help...
    Violet Weston: I don't need your help.
    Barbara Weston: Mom...
    Violet Weston: I don't need your help. I have got myself... I know how this goes. Once all the talkin' is threw, people just go back to their own nonsenses. I know that so, don't worry about me. I will manage.


  • Violet Weston: That man! What I first fell in love with was his mystery. I thought it was sexy as hell! You knew that he was the smartest one in the room, then he'd just say somethin' and knock you out. He'd just stand there with a little smile on his face and not say a word. Sexy!


  • Violet Weston: Every woman needs make up. Don't let anyone tell you any different.


  • Violet Weston: I have an Indian in my house!


  • Mattie Fae Aiken: And look at your boobs. Last time I saw you, you looked like a little boy.


  • Jean Fordham: (her mother slapped her) I hate you!
    Bill Fordham: (to Barbara) What's the matter with you?


  • Violet Weston: Isn't there the TV commercial where the lady says: "Where is the meat?"
    Mattie Fae Aiken: Where is the meat?
    Karen Weston: Where is the beef?
    Violet Weston: (annoyed) Where's the meat? Where's the meat? Where's the meat? Meat, meat, where is the meat?


  • Little Charles Aiken: (getting up) I have a truth to tell.
    Violet Weston: It speaks!


  • Karen Weston: It's not cut and dried, it lives where everything lives: somewhere in the middle.


  • Barbara Weston: (repeated line) Eat your fish.


  • Barbara Weston: Listen to me! Die after me, alright. I don't care what else you do, where you go, because I screwed up your life, but just survive. Please!


  • Violet Weston: Truth is that you just can't compete with a younger woman. It's just one of those unfair life. Is there a younger woman involved?
    Barbara Weston: It isn't enough on this topic?
    Bill Fordham: Yes, there is a younger woman.
    Violet Weston: Well, see? Odds are against you there, babe.


  • Barbara Weston: Marriage is hard.
    Karen Weston: That's one thing about mom and dad. You gotta tip your hat to anybody who can stay married that long.
    Ivy Weston: Karen, he killed himself.


  • Violet Weston: I'm a drug addict. I love drug.


  • Violet Weston: I'm so glad one of my girls stayed close to home. In my day, family stuck together.


  • Barbara Weston: It's not my fault. Mom told you, not me.
    Ivy Weston: There's no difference.


  • Violet Weston: I told you that nobody slips anything by me.


  • Beverly Weston: Life is very long. T.S. Elliott. Not the first person to say it, certainly not the first person to think it, but absolutely god damn night.


  • Beverly Weston: My wife takes pills, and I drink. That's the little deal we've struck - a little paragraph in our marriage contract.


  • Violet Weston: The only woman pretty enough not to wear makeup was Elizabeth Taylor, and she wore a ton.


  • Jean Fordham: (to her mother) Mom, you're such a liar. No, stop, you are.
    Jean Fordham: Mom, you're such a liar. No, stop, you are.
    Violet Weston: You know if I ever call my mom a liar if she would knock my goddamn head off my shoulders.


  • Little Charles Aiken: I can't believe that I missed Uncle Bev's funeral.
    Charles Aiken: That can't compare to what you have in your heart.


  • Violet Weston: I'm not hungry!
    Barbara Weston: Eat the fish, bitch!


  • Barbara Weston: Thank God we can't tell the future, we could never get out of bed.


  • Charles Aiken: Oh... oh... I got a big bite of fear! And it never tasted so good!


  • Violet Weston: You can't do this! This is my house! This is my house!
    Barbara Weston: You don't get it, do you? You don't get it! I AM runnin' things now!
    Barbara Weston: You don't get it, do you? You don't get it! I am runnin' things now!


  • Mattie Fae Aiken: Oh, maybe because your family didn't have...
    Charles Aiken: You better not say anything about my family right now, I mean it! We just buried a man I loved very much. And whatever faults he may have had, he was a good, kind, decent man. And to hear you tearin' your son not even a day later dishonors Beverly's memory. We've been married thirty eight years and I would find anything. But if you can't find a generous place in your heart for your own son, we're not gonna make it to thirty nine!


  • Charles Aiken: Mattie Fae, we're gonna get in the car and go home. And if you say one more mean thing to that boy, I'm gonna kick your fat Irish ass into the highway.
    Mattie Fae Aiken: What the hell did you just say to me?
    Charles Aiken: Kids, go outside, would you please? I don't understand this meanness. I look at you and your sister and the way you talk to people and I don't understand it. I can't understand why folks can't be respectful to one another. I don't think there's any excuse for it. My family didn't treat each other that way.


  • Violet Weston: You can't do this! This is my house! This is my house!
    Barbara Weston: You don't get it, do you? You don't get it! I AM runnin' things now!


  • Ivy Weston: You s'posed to be smokin'?
    Violet Weston: Is anybody s'posed to smoke?


  • Barbara Weston: Thank God we can't tell the future, we could never get out of bed.


  • Ivy Weston: Mom, Charles and I...
    Barbara Weston: Little Charles.
    Ivy Weston: Barbara.
    Barbara Weston: You gotta say little Charles or she's not gonna know who you're talkin' about.
    Ivy Weston: Little Charles and I... little Charles and I...
    Violet Weston: Little Charles and you are brother and sister. I know that.


  • Ivy Weston: Are you supposed to be smokin'?
    Violet Weston: Is anybody supposed to smoke?


  • Barbara Weston: Good thing we can't see the future... We'd never get out of bed.


  • Barbara Weston: You eat that fish you fucker.


  • Violet Weston: Karen! Shame on you! Don't you know that you're not supposed to say "Cowboys and Indians" You played "Cowboys and Native-Americans". Right, Barb?
    Barbara Weston: What are you takin'?
    Violet Weston: Oh, leave me alone.


  • Barbara Weston: Are we breakin' shit now, uh? I can break shit! Hey! See, everybody can break some shit!


  • Barbara Weston: It's the pills talkin'.
    Violet Weston: Pills can't talk.


  • Violet Weston: I thought we were havin' a funeral dinner, not a cookfight.


  • Barbara Weston: I'm runnin' things now!
    Barbara Weston: Eat the fish, bitch!


  • Barbara Weston: I'm running things now!
    Barbara Weston: Eat the fish bitch!


  • Barbara Weston: Let's all say horseshit!


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