The Color Purple
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Celie: The jail you planned for me is the one you're gonna rot in.

Miss Millie: You kids are so clean. You wanna come work for me, be my maid?
Sofia: Hell no.

Celie: The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Shug: You sho is ugly.

Squeak: You just a big ol' heifer.

Celie: Most time I pretend I ain't even there. He don't know the difference.

Sofia: Sofia's happy now.

Celie: Shug like honey. And now, I's just like a bee.

Old Mr.: Boy, you goin' let this ol' nappy-headed girl cuss you out like that? You sittin' at the head of your own dinner table and actin' like the waiter.

Celie: He just climb on top of me and do his business.
Shug: "Do his business"? You sound like he going to the toilet on you.
Celie: That's what it feel like.
Shug: Why then, Miss Celie... that means you still a virgin.

Sofia: Sat in that jail, I sat in that jail til I near about done rot to death. I know what it like to wanna go somewhere and cain't. I know what it like to wanna sing... and have it beat out 'ya. I want to thank you, Miss Celie, fo everything you done for me. I 'members that day in the store with Miss Millie - I's feelin' real down. I's feelin' mighty bad. And when I seed you - I know'd there is a God. I know'd there is a God.

Sophia: All my life I had to fight. I had to fight my daddy. I had to fight my uncles. I had to fight my brothers. A girl child ain't safe in a family of men, but I ain't never thought I'd have to fight in my own house.

Old Mr.: Celie, you has my sympathy. Ain't many women allow they husband's ho to lay up in they house.

Shug: Do you mind if Albert sleep with me?
Celie: Do you like sleeping with him?

Shug: I's married now! I's married now.

Sofia: Now you want a dead son-in-law, Mrs. Celie? You just keep on advising him like you doing.

Sophia: I loves Harpo, God knows I do. But I'll kill him dead 'fo I let him beat me.

Other mistake: Mister cooks Shug Avery a breakfast of grits, biscuits and ham, and takes it to her room. She throws the breakfast against the wall. The breakfast leaves a bright yellow and bright red stain on the wall. There was nothing on the tray that could have left those colors on the wall. (00:51:10)

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Trivia: The character of Sofia is played by Oprah Winfrey. Sofia marries Harpo, as well as the fact that 'Harpo' is 'Oprah' reversed, 'Harpo' is also the name of Oprah Winfrey's production company.

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