Maud Hill: I never asked anything of the world, but it's a perfect hell on earth to give a woman children to love and to rob her of them.
Sandra Abbott: The last thing I need is a bloody coffee. I'm stone cold sober, Mike. You know, I didn't think anything could be worse than being betrayed by you. But actually, I've realised I have spent the last 35 years betraying myself.
Vera: I reckon that Reg would make a good husband to some nice girl.
Stan: Where's a bloke like that gonna meet someone?
Det. Inspector Webster: You perform abortions, don't you?
Vera: That's not what I do dear. That's what you call it. But they need help. Who else they got to turn to? No one. I help them out.