Movie Quotes from Fried Green Tomatoes: Quotes from the movie Fried Green Tomatoes

‘Scuse me, sir, but I don’t think you should be going anywhere with Miss Ruth’s baby.

1) I can’t even look at my own vagina! 2) Well I can’t help you with that, honey.

1) I think a little prayer of Thanksgivin would be in order. 2) Goddamn it to hell, son-of-a-bitch, she did it! Here’s to Ruth!

1) You alright? 2) Well, sometimes I get a little dizzy lookin down. 3) Don’t look down.

1)Did I ever tell you about the oysters? 2)Oysters? 1)Tell you about
the oysters? 2)No. 1) Just think about all the millions of oysters
just lyin’ around at the bottom of the ocean. Then one day God comes
along and says I’m going to make that one different. Know what he
does? Puts a little piece of sand in it. Guess what it can do that
the others can’t. 2)What? 1) It can make a beautiful pearl. 2)What if
God made a mistake? 1) Well, the way I figure it he never makes
mistakes. I mean he made sure we got together. He made sure you got
the best lookin’, most charmin’ brother in the world…who’s gonna
beat you to the chocolate cake!

1- Think that’s a big lake? You should’a seen the one next to our house. We used to swim in it…fish. I sure do miss it – sure do.
2- Well, what happened to it? Did it dry up?
1- No, worse than that. See, last fall a big flock of ducks – about forty or fifty of ’em – landed right smack in the middle of it. While they were sittin’ there, this flipped thing happened. See, the temperature dropped so fast, that the whole lake froze in three seconds, just like that.
2- All those poor little ducks…did it kill them?
1- Nah, they flew off and took the lake with ’em! Why to this very day, that lake is somewhere in Georgia.

1- When I was in the hospital, the nurse gave me one of them ‘Fleet Enemas’ they’re so fond of. Mrs. Cleo Threadgoode – eighty-two-year old widow…imagine that. That’s what everybody calls me, Ninny. ‘Course, I’m just visitin’ here. Did you ever have one of them ‘Fleet Enemas’?
2- Um…well, no.
1- You’d remember it.

1-Did you know they took out my gallbladder?
1-Oh, yes. It’s still in the hospital in a jar. I guess that’s where they keep ’em.

1-Ever since we got married, you’ve gotten nothing but sympathy.
2-Yeah…from the whole town.

1-Mrs. Couch? Mrs. Couch!? Do you have a problem with your sexuality?
2-Uh….No, ma’am. But, I do have a problem with my girdle. Would you excuse me for a moment?

1-Where the hell you goin’ with my money?
2-We’re going home.

1.what the hell is this? Are you trying to kill me? 2.If I was gonna kill you I’d use my hands.

1. Honey what the hell is this? 2. Thats a low cholestoral meal

A heart can be broken but it still keeps a beating!

and if you wont listen to reason, theres always TOWANDA.

And this is from the Bible. It’s from the book of Ruth. ‘And Ruth said, Whither thou goest, I will go; Where thou losgest, I will lodge. Thy people shall be my people.’


But how anybody could’ve thought she’d murdered that man is beyond me.

Come on, little bit! There’s no firing squad waiting for you!

Cuz she’s the best friend I eva had and I love her with all of my heart.

Daddy always said there was a seperate God for children.

Divorce! Remember when marriage counsellors used to tell ya to wrap yerself up in cellophane to put a little charge back into your marriage? Do we really pay for these lectures?

Don’t make no common sense, won’t sit next to a colored child, but
he eats eggs-shoot right out a chicken’s ass!

Don’t you ever say never to me!

Don’t you say never to me!

Evelyn: Ed, what would you have done if I answered the door waering only cellophane?
ED: I’d probably be checkin you into a looney bin.

Evelyn:) Hey! I was waiting for that spot! Girl:) Face it lady, we’re younger and faster!

Face it ladies, I’m older and I have more insurance.


How many of them hormones are you takin honey?

How many of them hormones you takin’, honey?

I don’t know what’s worse, church or jail?

I had a dream the other night. I dreamt that Buddy was gone. I ran to his crib and there he was, sleeping like an angel. And you know, I thanked God for letting me still have Buddy. And I remember having the same reaction after Frank would beat me, thanking the Lord for giving me the strength to take it. And I remembered thanking the Lord for each day that my motehr lived. Even when she was spittin’ up blood and prayin’ for me to kill her. I looked into my mother’s eyes, pleadin’ for me to help her, and all I could do was pray. While… while you were gone, and I was holding Buddy, I thought, if that bastard, Frank Bennett, ever tries to take my child, I won’t pray… I’ll break his neck.

I wouldn’t be afraid of death if I was you. I’d be more afraid of driving in rush hour traffic.

I wouldn’t do that if I was you, Mister. See the thing is, you might upset Big George. And he’s crazy, no tellin what he might do.

I’m older, and I’ve got more insurance.

I’m sick of people makin’ fun of me!

I’m too young to be old and too old to be young.

I’ve heard there were people who could charm bees. I’ve just never seen it done….before today.

Idgie: You can tell her its the Bee charmer from Alabama.
Ruth’s mother: Ruth, theres some bee person here to see you.

If that judge had looked any closer he would have seen that ‘Bible’ was actually a copy of ‘Moby Dick.’

if you ever touch her again I’ll kill you.


It’s hardboilin’ time!

Look at my stovetop!

Mama’s dead, and I’m pregnant

Miss Ruth was a lady and a lady always knows when to leave.

My daddy always said there was a different God for children.

never say never to me

oh im sorry…im older and i have more insurance.

Ruth, there’s some bee person here to see you

Secret’s in the sauce.

Secret’s in the sauce…or so I’ve been told.

See, now is a time for courage. I guess you already know that there are angels masquerading as peaople are walking around this planet and you Mum’s the barvest one of those – Idgie

Spitter? Is she gonna spit at me? No she’s gonna spit at the ball

Spitter? Is she gonna spit at me? No she’s gonna spit ON
the ball


What if I were the younger of the two?

You a politician or does lyin’ just run in your family?

You aint fooling me girly girl. I know who you are!

You are absolutely, unconditionally, positively the most stubborn person I’ve ever known in my life!


You just remind of whats really important in life, friends, best friends.

You’re just a bee charma’ Idgie Threadgoode, that’s what you are, a bee charma’

You’re just a bee charmer Idgie Threadgoode. That’s what you are. A bee charmer… – Ruth

You’re just a goofy girl, Idgy Threadgood…A goofy, goofy girl.

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