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#1. And that's when I get to wondering, what would happen if I told her she something good, ever day? - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#2. When I grew older and awkward, when my parents divorced and life had gone all to hell, Demetrie stood me at the wardrobe mirror and told me over and over, 'You are beautiful. You are smart. You are important.' It was an incredible gift to give a child who thinks nothing of herself. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#3. Why? Why are you hitting me?"
He leaned down and looked me right in the face.
"If I didn't hit you Minny, who knows what you become. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#4. I'm tired of the rules," I say. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#5. But Lou Anne, she understood the point of the book before she even read it. The one who was missing the point this time was me. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#6. It can be really powerful to write something when you're sad. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#7. There is nothing else to say, so I just murmur, "I know. Thank you for the chance." And I add, "Merry Christmas, Missus Stein."
"We call it Hanukkah, but thank you, Miss Phelan. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#8. I am not spending my final days in a hospital, nor will I turn my own house into one." Doctor - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#9. That was the day my whole world went black. Air looked black. Sun looked black. I laid up in bed and stared at the black walls of my house ... .Took three months before I even looked out the window, see the world still there. I was surprised to see the world didn't stop. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#10. I'm sorry, but were you dropped on your head as an infant? - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#11. Everyone knows how we white people feel, the glorified Mammy figure who dedicates her whole life to a white family. Margaret Mitchell covered that. But no one ever asked Mammy how she felt about it. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#12. I don't know why the bad have to happen to the goodest ones, - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#13. And if your friends make fun of you for chasing your dream, remember - just lie. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#14. Sometimes people get a burst of strength. It's a gift from God, I guess. So they can finish their business. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#15. It weren't too loo long before I seen something in me, had changed. A bitter seed was planted inside of me. And I just didn't feel so, accepting, anymore. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#16. If I'd played Mammy, I'd of told Scarlett to stick those green draperies up her white little pooper. Make her own damn man-catching dress. -Minny - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#17. Sorry is the fool who ever underestimates my mother. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#18. It always sound scarier when a hollerer talk soft. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#19. But after Mr. Evers got shot a week ago, lot a colored folk is frustrated in this town. Especially the younger ones, who ain't built up a callus yet. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#20. Things ain't never gone change in this town , Aibileen. We living in hell. Our kids is trapped. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#21. What should we do about it?" asks Miss Celia.
We. God forgive me, but I wish there wasn't a "we" mixed up in this. (Minny) - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#22. I don't know what to say to her. All I know is, I ain't saying it. And I know she ain't saying what she want a say either and it's a strange thing happening here cause nobody saying nothing and we still managing to have us a conversation. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#23. I wash my hands, wonder how an awful day could turn even worse. It seems like at some point you'd just run out of awful. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#24. I think if you're president, color goes away completely: you're president and it doesn't matter if you're white, green or purple. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#25. What you learn today?" I ask even though she ain't in real school, just the pretend kind. Other day, when I ask her, she say, "Pilgrims. They came over and nothing would grow so they ate the Indians."
Now knew them Pilgrims didn't eat no Indians. But that ain't the point. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#26. Truth.
It feels cool, like water washing over my sticky-hot body. Cooling a heat that's been burning me up all my life.
Truth, I say inside my head again, just for that feeling. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#27. I've never been happier in my whole life.
I leave it at that. Underneath all that happy, she sure doesn't look happy. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#28. Babies love fat. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#29. Which means I have to lie to her on a daily basis, which is in itself enjoyable but a little degrading at the same time - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#30. By the time she a year old Mae Mobley following me around everwhere I go ... .Miss Leefolt, she'd narrow up her eyes at me like I done something wrong, unhitch that crying baby off my foot. I reckon that's the risk you run, letting somebody else raise you chilluns - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#31. Stuart needs "space" and "time," as if this were physics and not a human relationship. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#32. I tell myself that's what you get when you put thirty-one toilets on the most popular girl's front yard. People tend to treat you a little differently than before. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#33. We all on a party line to God... - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#34. She takes a deep breath through her nose and I see it. I see the white-trash girl she was ten years ago. She was strong. She didn't take no shit from nobody. Miss - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#35. You're the smartest one in the class, Aibileen," she say. "And the only way you're going to keep sharp is to read and write every day. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#36. Why don't we just build you an house outside Hilly? - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#37. Some readers tell me, 'We always treated our maid like she was a member of the family.' You know, that's interesting, but I wonder what your maid's perspective was on that. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#38. She's wearing a tight red sweater and a red skirt and enough makeup to scare a hooker. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#39. I sit in my little office and I feel like I've got all my readers staring at me. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#40. Who knew paper and ink could be so vicious - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#41. I listened wide-eyed, stupid. Glowing by her voice in the dim light. If chocolate was a sound, it would've been Constantine's voice singing. If singing was a color, it would've been the color of that chocolate. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#42. Lord, I never seen blue hair on a black woman before or since. Leroy say you look like a cracker from outer space. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#43. That's what I love about Aibileen, she can take the most complicated things in life and wrap them up so small and simple, they'll fit right in your pocket. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#44. Only three things them ladies talk about: they kids, they clothes, and they friends. I hear the word Kennedy, I know they ain't discussing no politic. They talking about what Miss Jackie done wore on the tee-vee. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#45. I have decided not to die. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#46. When Demetrie got sick, we knew it was our responsibility to take care of her and pay her medical bills. And we embraced that. But the tricky part is, like so many families in the South, we also expected her to use a separate bathroom, to use separate utensils. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#47. We done something brave and good here ... Maybe [we] don't want to be deprived a any a the things that go along with being brave and good. Even the bad. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#48. They say it's like true love, good help. You only get one in a lifetime. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#49. It's so hot, Mister Dunn's rooster walks in my door and squats his red self right in front of my kitchen fan. I come in to find him looking at me like 'I ain't moving nowhere, lady - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#50. It's mighty strange, without a doubt Nobody knows you when you're down and out - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#51. Having a separate bathroom for the black domestic was just the way things were done. It had faded out in new homes by the time the '70s and '80s rolled up. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#52. I hear Raleigh's new accounting business isn't doing well. Maybe up in New York or somewhere it's a good thing, but in Jackson, Mississippi, people just don't care to do business with a rude, condescending asshole. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#53. You kind, you smart, you important. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#54. She kind a laugh and it hurts my heart. Because everbody care. Black, white, deep down we all do. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#55. I tucked this away, afraid to admit how good it was to hear it. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#56. We ain't doing civil rights here. We just telling stories like they really happen. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#57. Mississippi and the world is two different places,' the Deacon say and we all nod cause ain't it the truth. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#58. Miss Skeeter say maybe don't spec nothing at all, that most Southern peoples is "repressed." If they feel something, they might not say a word. Just hold they breath and wait for it to pass, like gas. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#59. Babies like fat. Like to bury they face up in you armpit and go to sleep. They like big fat legs too. That I know. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#60. She got a confused, disgusted look on her face, like she done salted her coffee instead a sugared it. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#61. Bosoms are for bedrooms and breastfeeding. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#62. That white uniform was her 'pass' to get into white places with us - the grocery store, the state fair, the movies. Even though this was the 70s and the segregation laws had changed, the 'rules' had not. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#63. Rich folk don't try so hard - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#64. I may not remember my name or what country I live in, but you and that pie is something I will never forget. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#65. How tall are you, Constantine?" I asked, unable to hide my tears.
Constantine narrowed her eyes at me.
"How tall is you?"
"Five-eleven," I cried. "I'm already taller than the boys' basketball coach."
"Well, I'm five-thirteen, so quit feeling sorry for yourself. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#66. It seems like at some point you'd run out of awful. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#67. A course we different! Everybody know colored people and white people ain't the same. But we still just people. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#68. I'd cry, if only I had the time to do it. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#69. I feel like I'm selling something nobody want to buy. Something big and stinky, like Kiki Brown and her lemon smell-good polish. But what really makes me and Kiki the same is, I'm proud a what I'm selling. I can't help it. We telling stories that need to be told. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#71. Got to be the worst place in the world, inside a oven. You in here, you either cleaning or you getting cooked. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#72. I want to read what you're thinking. I'm pretty sure it's not about housekeeping. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#73. Great books give you a feeling that you miss all day, until you finally get to crawl back inside those pages again. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#74. I think about how no one in the car would come out and say it. We all know about these laws, we live here, but we don't talk about them. This is the first time I've ever seen them written down. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#75. Who knew heartbreak would be so goddamn hot. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#76. The Help by Kathryn Stockett. - Author: Brittainy C. Cherry
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#77. That's what I want them to know. Saying thank you, when you really mean it, when you remember what someone done for you - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#78. That's the way prayer do. It's like electricity, it keeps things going. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#79. Taking care a white babies, that's what I do, along with all the cooking and the cleaning. I done raised seventeen kids in my lifetime. I know how to get them babies to sleep, stop crying, and go in the toilet bowl before they mamas even get out a bed in the morning. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#80. No, white women like to keep their hands clean. They got a shiny little set a tools they use, sharp as witches' fingernails, tidy and laid out neat, like the picks on a dentist tray. They gonna take they time with em. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#81. We must keep this a perfect secret. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#82. I set her on her wooden baby seat so her little hiney don't fall in and soon as I turn my back, she off that pot running. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#83. Mississippi is like my mother. I am allowed to complain about her all I want, but God help the person who raises an ill word about her around me, unless she is their mother too. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#84. They ain't rich folk, that I know. Rich folk don't try so hard. I - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#85. He moves closer and leans down so I will look at him. And I feel sick, literally nauseated by the smell of bourbon on his breath. And yet I still want to fold myself up and put my entire body in his arms. I am loving him and hating him at the same time. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#86. My sister Doreena who never lifted a royal finger growing up because she had the heart defect that we later found out was a fly on the X-ray machine. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#87. The first book you write because of the way it makes you feel. The second one you can't help but wonder how it's going to make the reader feel. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#88. Be the prettiest book I ever seen. The cover is pale blue, color a the sky. And a big white bird - a peace dove - spreads its wings from end to end. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#89. But certainly in my grandmother's time - and when I was growing up, yeah, Demetrie's bathroom was on the side of the house, it was a separate door. Still, to this day, I've never been in that room. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#90. crying, and go in the toilet bowl - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#91. Because I long to feel nothing. I want to be frozen inside. I want the icy cold to blow directly on my heart. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#92. Sure, I dreamed of football dates, buy my real dream was that one day I would write something that people would actually read - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#93. You is smart, you is kind and you is important. From the book/movie "The Help - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#94. I intend to stay on her like hair on soap. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#95. Here's to new beginnings, Stuart says and raises his bourbon. I nod, sort of wanting to tell him that all beginnings are new. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#96. CHAPTER 1 August 1962 MAE MOBLEY - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#97. I nursed a worthless, pint drinker for twelve years and when my lazy, life-sucking, daddy finally died, I swore to God with tears in my eyes I'd never marry one. And then I did. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#98. For a minute, we're just two people wondering why things are the way they are. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#99. I am looking for a future for myself. I like to hear about the possibilities of others. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#100. Kindness don't have no boundaries. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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