Quotes from the Movie Driving Miss Daisy

Hello, Mr. Werthan? Yeah, it's me. Guess, where I am? I jus' finished drivin' yo mama to to da store.Oh, yeah, she flap around some, but she's all right, she in da store. Oh, Lord, she jus' looked out da window an' seen me on da phone... prob'ly gonna throw a fit right there at da chechout! You sho' right about that! Only took me six days. Same time it took the Lord to make the world! All right, 'bye now!

Hoke Colburn

Don't worry, Katie Bell, it's not quite the end of the world.

Boolie Werthan

I wouldn't be in your shoes if the Sweet Lord Jesus come down and asked me himself.

Idella

An old nigger and an old Jew woman takin' off down the road together... that is one sorry sight!

Alabama trooper #1

Don't worry, Katie Bell, it's not quite the end of the world.

Boolie Werthan

Goodbye! Good luck! [To himself] Good God.

Boolie Werthan

Hoke, I think we're gonna have to have a little talk.

Boolie Werthan

Mama, cars don't behave. They are behaved upon. Fact is, you demolished that Chrysler all by yourself.

Boolie Werthan

The truth is, you just cost the insurance company $2,700. You're a terrible risk. Nobody's gonna issue you a policy after this.

Boolie Werthan

OK. I am. I'm makin' it all up. Look out there in the driveway! Every insurance company in America is out there, waving their fountain pen, trying to get you to sign up!

Boolie Werthan

Where's that vacuum cleaner I brought over here?

Boolie Werthan

She won't touch it.

Boolie Werthan

It works for me!

Boolie Werthan

I suppose you don't get out to see her very much.

Boolie Werthan

I'm sure she appreciates it.

Boolie Werthan

Hoke, I thought about you the other day on the road. I saw an Avondale Milk truck.

Boolie Werthan

Monster of a thing, looked to have about sixteen wheels.

Boolie Werthan

I was wondering how you'd like drivin' that thing around!

Boolie Werthan

She wants you all to herself. [to Daisy] You're a doodle, Mama.

Boolie Werthan

What I need is for somebody to drive my mother around.

Boolie Werthan

See, it's kind of a delicate situation.

Boolie Werthan

Oh, no, she's all there. Too-much-there is the problem!

Boolie Werthan

No, really, you are... [takes Hoke's hand] You are.

Daisy Werthan

Yes, that'll be fine... thank you, Hoke. Well, I guess I'd better get dressed now!

Daisy Werthan

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