Dolores Claiborne
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Vera Donovan: Sometimes, Dolores... sometimes, you have to be a high-riding bitch to survive. Sometimes, being a bitch is all a woman has to hang onto.

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Vera Donovan: Husbands die every day, Dolores. Why... one is probably dying right now while you're sitting here weeping. They die... and leave their wives their money. I should know, shouldn't I? Sometimes they're driving home from their mistress' apartment and their brakes suddenly fail. An accident, Dolores, can be an unhappy woman's best friend.

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Vera Donovan: Don't we have a hair across our ass this morning, Dolores Claiborne?

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Selena St. George: I don't know how to feel about what you did... maybe I never will, Mom. But I know, I know you did it for me.

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Kid on street: Look.
Kid on street: Hey Miss Claiborne.
Kid on street: Kill anyone else today?
Dolores Claiborne: Not just yet, when I change my mind I'll know exactly where to start.

Dolores Claiborne: Now, you listen to me, Mr. Grand High Poobah of Upper Buttcrack, I'm just about half-past give a shit with your fun and games.

Dolores Claiborne: I did not murder that bitch any more than I'm wearing a diamond tiara.

Vera Donovan: I want my china pig.
Dolores Claiborne: Which one? There's only about two-hundred of 'em.

Vera Donovan: Think what fun you'll have telling all your friends what a bitch Vera Donovan is.

Dolores Claiborne: If you wanna know what kind of life a person had, just look at their hands.

Dolores Claiborne: It was just a bad patch.
Selena St. George: I had a fucking nervous breakdown, mother.

Selena St. George: That is the last guy in the world you want to make an enemy out of.
Dolores Claiborne: I ain't makin' one, I'm keepin' one.

Vera Donovan: Well, don't look to me, Dolores. All my money is tied up in cash.

Joe St. George: What are you talking about, I never touched Selena.
Dolores Claiborne: Oh yeah? Well then how come you're making a face like the devil just reached down and grabbed those little raisins you call balls?

Dolores Claiborne: Hell ain't somethin' you get thrown into overnight. Nope. Real hell comes on you slow and steady as a line of wet winter sheets.

Dolores Claiborne: Go ahead and take what you want. I ain't doin' any beauty pageants today.

Selena St. George: There is no Arizona.

Dolores Claiborne: You must have boyfriends. Beautiful girl like you, smart and out in the world... You tellin' me there's nobody?
Selena St. George: I'm telling you there's a lot of nobodies.

Vera Donovan: Don't you just love the Bossa Nova? I found them in New York and simply had to have them.

Dolores Claiborne: So you can just go and fuck yourself. That is if you can get that limp old noodle of yours to stand up.

Factual error: In one scene, we Dolores driving back home, after the scene where Vera tells her that accidents can 'happen' to wives husbands every day. The shot shows a huge full moon in the sky. Everyone who has every learnt any science/astronomy should know that a huge full moon cannot occur the night before a solar eclipse. (01:29:35)

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