Terms of Endearment
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Aurora Greenway: Not that it's any of your business... Oh, let's just leave it at that.

Sam Burns: You're a very rude young woman. I know Douglas from the Rotary and I can't believe he'd want you treating customers so badly.
Checkout Girl: I don't think I was treating her badly.
Sam Burns: Then you must be from New York.

Aurora Greenway: Grown women are prepared for life's little emergencies.

Emma Horton: You don't know how lucky you are, you know. Everybody wants to go to Des Moines. People come from all over the world just to get one look at Des Moines before they die.

Aurora Greenway: He can't even do the simple things, like fail locally.

Aurora Greenway: Don't worship me until I've earned it.

Emma Horton: Some people say Des Moines is the best city in Iowa.

Dr. Maise: We do more and more on an outpatient basis. We shouldn't need to take her back, unless the illness escalates.
Aurora Greenway: But you're not telling me anything.
Dr. Maise: What are you confused about?
Aurora Greenway: How is she?
Dr. Maise: I tell people to hope for the best and prepare for the worst.
Aurora Greenway: And they let you get away with that?

Operator: I have an emergency phone call from Mrs. Aurora Greenway in Houston, Texas for Mrs. Emma Horton.
Sam Burns: Oh no.
Emma Horton: No, she always does this when the lines busy. It's fine.
Operator: Will you release?
Sam Burns: Oh, uh, of course, operator... uh... it's all right... we were just talking.

Aurora Greenway: It's past ten. My daughter is in pain. I don't understand why she has to have this pain. All she has to do is hold out until ten, and IT'S past ten! My daughter is in pain, can't you understand that! give MY daughter THE shot.

Aurora Greenway: You are not special enough to overcome a bad marriage.

Garrett Breedlove: I like the lights on.
Aurora Greenway: Then go home and turn them on.

Emma Horton: Momma, that's the first time I stopped hugging first. I like that.

Flap Horton: I'm thinking about my identity, and not having one anymore. I mean, who am I, if I'm not the man who's failing Emma?

Aurora Greenway: If I don't answer the bell, that means the back door's open.
Garrett Breedlove: The back door's open?

Aurora Greenway: I'm inviting you to come over and look at my Renoir.
Garrett Breedlove: You're inviting me to bed.
Aurora Greenway: It happens to be in my bedroom.
Garrett Breedlove: Is the Renoir under the covers?
Aurora Greenway: Don't cackle, Garrett. Do you want to see it?

Garrett Breedlove: You're just going to have to trust me about this one thing. You need a lot of drinks.
Aurora Greenway: To break the ice?
Garrett Breedlove: To kill the bug that you have up your ass.

Factual error: Shirley MacLaine and Jack Nicholson both live in River Oaks (very ritzy neighborhood in Houston) and are traveling to Brennans restaurant in downtown Houston maybe 5-10 miles away - but they go by way of Galveston which is about 45 miles south of Houston - which needless to say is way way out of the way... (00:50:40)

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