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  • Miss Daisy Werthan: I've never been prejudiced in my life and you know it.
    Boolie Werthan: (talking about the Martin Luther King dinner) Okay, then why don't you ask Hoke to go with you?
    Boolie Werthan: Okay, then why don't you ask Hoke to go with you?
    Miss Daisy Werthan: Hoke? Don't be ridiculous. He wouldn't go.


  • Hoke Colburn: (driving Daisy to Mobile) Did I ever tell you about the first time I've ever been outside the state of Georgia.
    Hoke Colburn: Did I ever tell you about the first time I've ever been outside the state of Georgia.
    Miss Daisy Werthan: No, when was that?
    Hoke Colburn: Oh, a few minutes ago.


  • Hoke Colburn: Hey, there, Oscar, Junior... how you boys doin' this mornin'.
    Oscar: How's the old lady treatin' you.
    Hoke Colburn: Lord, I tell you one thing... she should do know how to throw a fit! (Hoke, Oscar and Junior break out in laughter)
    Hoke Colburn: Lord, I tell you one thing... she should do know how to throw a fit!
    Miss Daisy Werthan: What's so funny?
    Hoke Colburn: Nothin', Miss Daisy. We just carryin' on.


  • Boolie Werthan: How are you, Idella?
    Idella: Livin'.
    Boolie Werthan: Where's the vacuum cleaner I brought over here?
    Idella: In the closet.
    Boolie Werthan: (turning to Hoke) She won't touch it.
    Boolie Werthan: She won't touch it.
    Idella: I would if it didn't give me a shock every time I come near it!
    Boolie Werthan: It works for me!
    Idella: Fine... you clean and I'll go down and run your office!


  • Miss Daisy Werthan: Idella was lucky.
    Hoke Colburn: Yes, ma'am. I expect that she was.


  • Idella: (to Hoke on his first day of work) I wouldn't be in your shoes if the Sweet Lord Jesus come down and asked me himself.
    Idella: I wouldn't be in your shoes if the Sweet Lord Jesus come down and asked me himself.


  • Boolie Werthan: You're a doodle, Mama.


  • Boolie Werthan: Don't worry, Katie Bell, it's not QUITE the end of the world.
    Boolie Werthan: Don't worry, Katie Bell, it's not quite the end of the world.


  • Miss Daisy Werthan: You know your letters, don't you?
    Hoke Colburn: Oh yeah, yeah, I know my ABC's pretty good, just can't read.
    Miss Daisy Werthan: Stop sayin' that you're makin' me mad! If you know your letters, you can read. You just don't know you can read.
    Hoke Colburn: Ma'am?
    Miss Daisy Werthan: I taught some of the stupidest children, God ever put on the face of this earth and all of them could read well enough to find a name on a tombstone
    Miss Daisy Werthan: I taught some of the stupidest children, God ever put on the face of this earth and all of them could read well enough to find a name on a tombstone.


  • Miss Daisy Werthan: Did you have the air-conditionin' checked? I told you to have the air-conditionin' checked.
    Hoke Colburn: I had the air-conditionin' checked. I don't know what's for. You never allow me to turn it on
    Hoke Colburn: I had the air-conditionin' checked. I don't know what's for. You never allow me to turn it on.
    Miss Daisy Werthan: Hush up!


  • Miss Daisy Werthan: (looking at her watch) It's seven sixteen
    Miss Daisy Werthan: It's seven sixteen.
    Boolie Werthan: You should have a job on the radio announcin' on time.


  • Miss Daisy Werthan: Hoke, what are you doin'.
    Hoke Colburn: I'm just tryin' to drive you to the store.


  • Idella: I'm goin', Miss Daisy.
    Miss Daisy Werthan: All right. See you tomorrow.
    Hoke Colburn: I'm goin' too!, Miss Daisy.
    Hoke Colburn: I'm goin' too, Miss Daisy.
    Miss Daisy Werthan: Good!.
    Miss Daisy Werthan: Good!


  • Miss Daisy Werthan: Hoke, you're my best friend.


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