Where The Heart Is
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Novalee Nation: What do you think? It took me a whole month to get back to my old size.
Thelma 'Sister' Husband: Oh, well, a little weight on a woman is no harm.

Lexie Coop: Americus? What kind of a name is Americus?
Novalee Nation: I wanted her to have a strong name.
Lexie Coop: Well, I guess I shouldn't talk. I named my kids after snack foods: Brownie, Praline, Cherry and Baby Ruth.

Thelma 'Sister' Husband: That's what the late Brother Husband used to say.
Novalee Nation: Brother Husband... Was he your husband?
Thelma 'Sister' Husband: No, he was my brother.

Thelma 'Sister' Husband: Home is where your history begins. Home is where they catch you when you fall.

Lexie Coop: Forney is in love with you! Tell me you don't know that.
Novalee Nation: It's just not like that with me and Forney.
Lexie Coop: I have seen him. He loves you. He loves the way you walk, he loves your hair, he loves everything about you.
Novalee Nation: Forney and me we're just not that way. Forney's different from us. He went to college. His family had money.
Lexie Coop: What are you trying to say? That you're not good enough for him?

Novalee Nation: 5 days old she got the Jaundice. 5 weeks old she got an ear infection. 5 months old she was kidnapped. 5 years old? I'm not lighting any fires, thank you.

Novalee Nation: You feel that? That little bom-bom-bom? That's where the heart is.

Forney Hull: Why would a man on a Harley steal a woman's pillows?

Lexie Coop: He told you he loved you, and you didn't say anything?
Novalee Nation: I'm a dope. I'm such a dope, but I was scared. I was confused. The whole thing is just strange.
Lexie Coop: Honey, don't take this the wrong way, but Forney is strange.

Lexie Coop: Honey, I know that your mother walked out on you and what that butthole Willie Jack did. But that is what makes them trash, not you.

Novalee Nation: Oh, I got money. The president of Wal-Mart gave me five hundred dollars.
Mama Lil: Why, he's not the father of the baby, is he?
Novalee Nation: No.
Mama Lil: Ah, shit.

Orderly: Lexie, one of your kids is on the phone.
Lexie Coop: Which one?
Orderly: Oh, I don't know. Pez? Twinkie? One of 'em.

Novalee Nation: You tell them that our lives can change with every breath we take... and tell 'em to hold on like hell to what they've got: each other, and a mother who would die for them and almost did... You tell them we've all got meanness in us, but we've got goodness too. And the only thing worth living for is the good. And that's why we've got to make sure we pass it on.

Forney Hull: Are you finding everything you need?
Novalee Nation: I don't know what they're talking about. I have to look up every other word in the dictionary then I have to look up those words in the children's dictionary. Takes me a half hour to read a page.
Forney Hull: Well maybe this is something that's hard to learn from books. I mean, it's photography.
Novalee Nation: Hard for me, anyway.

Thelma 'Sister' Husband: Harry, we're alcoholics, we're generally satisfied to hurt ourselves.

Willy Jack Pickens: Why does anyone lie? Cuz we're scared? Or crazy? Or just mean?.. There's a million reasons why a person lies... But sometimes, you tell a lie so big... that it changes your whole life... Lie's so big... it makes you think.

Novalee Nation: I ain't never lived in a house that didn't have wheels on it.

Forney Hull: Do you love me?
Novalee Nation: You are the best friend I've ever had.
Forney Hull: Just answer me.
Novalee Nation: You delivered my baby.
Forney Hull: Do you love me?
Novalee Nation: No. No, Forney, I don't love you. Not that way.

Novalee Nation: I think I might be pregnant. You remember that guy I told you about last month?
Lexie Coop: The good-lookin' mechanic?
Novalee Nation: I don't know what's wrong with me. I didn't even want to be with him.
Lexie Coop: Didn't he use anything?
Novalee Nation: Just me.

Continuity mistake: In the scenes at the beginning where Willy Jack is in the car his shirt changes 3 times before he's finally pulled over with the 14 year old girl. It's all one day. (00:14:00)

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Trivia: When Novalee (played by Natalie Portman) is running out of the Wal-Mart after realizing that Willy Jack has left her, there is a poster above the door from Star Wars Episode 1. The poster is Natalie Portman as Queen Amidala. These posters were supposed to have been removed during filming.

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