Movie Quotes from War, The: Quotes from the movie War, The
All right i’ll give ya another chance but youz on probation and dont you eva think i’ll forget
As long as you have hope there’s always a chance.
Why did he have to go and take my daddy? I needed him more than you did God! I needed him more!
Lipstick and rouge mumma, lipstick and rouge
Our lives are like tapestries. The colour and beauty of the designs all depend on the people we’ve known and the things we’ve learnt.
As much as people think they understand war, war will never understand people
AWWW, Goody Gumdrops!
Boy, sometimes all it takes is a split second for you to do something you’ll regret the whole rest of your life.
Elvadine : Alright, I’ll tell you. I was sayin’, Elvadine, what’s YOU gots to write about? Been in the sixth grade your whole good-for-nuthin’ life. Ain’t GOT no daddy. Never goes anywhere but where your feets take you. Onliest money that ever belong to you in the whole world was twenty dollars you gots yourself in a birthday card, from your uncle last year. But it really wasn’t for my birthday. Really, it was for layin’ over his lap and letting him spank me with my underpants down. And now here you come along, shovin’ me in the back of the room, where I’s can’t even see good, which means I’m prob’ly not gonna graduate this summer neither, Just ‘cuz you read how some white man say Life be like a bowlful o’ cherries, I’ve gotsta come up with somethin’ to fit his sayin’? Well, FINE. I’ll just write down how happy I’m gon’ be to get 20 more dollars on my birthday. Never mind what he got planned for me THIS year. And I’m gon’ write, how maybe the new man my momma seein’ might stop drinkin’, and treat me nice, and maybe he gon’ ‘dopt me, and take us off the welfare. And at the end, I’m gon’ be sure puttin’,
Life Sure is a bowl fulla Cherries.
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But to tell you the truth, Miss Strapford, I think you, and that book, and this whole class, be a bowl fulla shit!
He is watching.
HERE I SIT EATING A PASTRY STRUDEL/CHET PLAYS WITH BARBIES/& STU EATS DOGGY-DOODLE
I can go on a diet, but you’ll always be UUUUUgly!
I learned this summer that my brother was right, my father was the smartest man I’ve ever known
I was thinkin’ to myself…Elvadeen, what’s you gots to write about?
But in your whole good for nothing life, ain’t got no daddy, only money
ever belongst to you was 20 dollars you got yourself in a birthday card
from your uncle last year. But it really wasnt for your birthday. It was
for layin’ over his lap, and lettin’ him spank you with your underpants
down….(pause)…Now here you come along. Shovin’ me in the back of the
room, when I can’t even see good, which means I’m probably not gonna graduate
this summer neither, just cause you read how some white man’s life be like
a bowl full of cherries, I gotta come up with a fit here saying…well, fine
I’m gonna write how happy I’m gonna be to get 20 more dollars for my birthday-
never mind what he got planned for me this year…and I’m gonna write how the
new man my momma’s seein’ might stop drinkin, and treat me nice, and maybe
he’s gonna take us off the welfare, and in the end, we’re gonna be good as
puddin’ like sure is a bowl fulla cherries. But to tell you the truth, Miss
Stratford? I think you, that book, and this whole class be a bowl…fulla…
If yor momma saw this she’d come down from hell
Lidea- He kept his self busier then a one legged man in a butt kickinâ€™ contest
Lidia: She told you the best truth she knows and you ain’t got no right to put her out and call her a liar neither. My mama says folks who treat people bad only do it because they’re ignorant. So I’m gonna help you. She’s gonna sit up front where she can see from now on. And she ain’t gonna go by colored girl no more neither. You’re gonna learn her name. I do’t know about you, but all my friends have names and this just so happens to be my best friend. Her name is Elvadine.
My life be a wreak
No one ever said hello in our family I guess it was kind of our way of never having to say goodbye
Phe-ew, it smells like butt down here!
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