Quotes from the Movie Dead Man Walking

Look at you. Death is looking down your neck, and you're playing your little male come-on games.

Sister Helen Prejean

I want the last face you see in this world to be the face of love, so you look at me when they do this thing. I'll be the face of love for you.

Sister Helen Prejean

Mr. Percy, I'm just trying to follow the example of Jesus, who said that a person is not as bad as his worst deed.

Sister Helen Prejean

Sister Celestine said, "I'm glad I never had to share my bed with a man."

Sister Helen Prejean

I know. She's gonna be lying next to a man for all eternity.

Sister Helen Prejean

What he was involved with was evil. I don't condone it. I just don't see the sense of killing people to say that killing people's wrong.

Sister Helen Prejean

You know what else the Bible ask for death as a punishment? For adultery, prostitution, homosexuality, trespass upon sacred grounds, profane in a sabbath and contempt to parents.

Sister Helen Prejean

It's quiet. Only three days left. Plenty of time to read my Bible and look for a loophole.

Matthew Poncelet

I just wanna say I think killin' is wrong, no matter who does it, whether it's me or y'all or your government.

Matthew Poncelet

I like rebels. Some blacks is OK. Martin Luther King, he led his people all the way to DC and kicked the white man's butt.

Matthew Poncelet

Thank you. I've never been called a son of God before. [laughs slightly] I've been called a son of a you-know-what plenty of times, but I've never been called a son of God.

Matthew Poncelet

Yes, I do. [pauses] Mr. Delacroix, I don't wanna leave this world with any hate in my heart. I ask your forgiveness for what I done. It was a terrible thing I done, taking your son away from you.

Matthew Poncelet

Mr. and Mrs. Percy, I hope my death gives you some relief.

Matthew Poncelet

I never gave a ticket to a nun before. I gave a ticket to a guy from the IRS one time. Got audited the next year. I'll tell you what, this time I'll let this one slide, but keep your speed down, yeah?

State trooper

If Matt dies, guess who he'll be buried next to?

Sister Colleen

You remember when that sweet little girl in the convent came after her wedding day to introduce her husband to us?

Sister Colleen

She loved her celibacy so much.

Sister Colleen

Tell me something sister, what is a nun doing in a place like this? Shouldn't you be teaching children? Didn't you know what this man has done? How he killed them kids?

Prison guard

You know what the Bible say, 'An eye for an eye'.

Prison guard

I ain't gonna get no Bible quote from no nun cause I'm gonna lose.

Prison guard

Do you have any last words, Poncelet?

Prison guard

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