Riding in Cars with Boys Quotes
Bobby: What's in your dress? What is this?
[he removes tissue from the bust area of Fay's dress]
Fay: It's Bev's dress. It's too big.
Bobby: Oh, sweetie.
Fay: It didn't look right on me.
Beverly: [to Ray] You say that you can't quit. I believe you. But if you stay and you ruin our lives, and you know that you will, then it's my fault. Do you want me to live that?
Beverly: I swear, I haven't smiled in like a month. Your mom taking the kids to the movies was a great idea. Hey, shut the door.
Fay: Okay. [see's Jason and Amelia roughhousing] You play nice, kids.
Raymond Hasek: Please marry me, Bev. Because I'm shit without you.
Beverly: Oh how romantic... a marriage proposal that contains the word "shit."
Beverly: The only person that's even looked at me is my crazy Aunt Mildy who keeps calling me Agnes, which by the way is my dead cousin!
Aunt Mildy: Agnes!
Beverly: Hi, Mildy.
Aunt Mildy: [blows Bev a kiss] I love you!
Beverly: He's very handsome, so don't hit him in the face.
Beverly: I'm 22 years old - that's almost 30, and I still haven't accepted that this is my life. And I just wish that I could be dumb. And then I wouldn't know better and I could be happy and stop hoping. And I'm telling you this like you're interested in my boring life.
Amelia: I got your message
Jason: You did?
Amelia: Yes, I love you too.
Jason: This is the greatest converstion of my life!
[after Jason falls into a swimming pool and she is still holding him half in it]
Beverly: I promise from now on I'm going to be more attentive. DO you know what attentive means?
Jason (Age 6): No.
Beverly: OK. Do you know what responsible means?
Jason (Age 6): No.
[drops him back into water]
Beverly: Damn! I should've read to you more.
Beverly: [to young Jason after he demands to be left alone] Remember, I am your mother. And that means you're not allowed to stay mad at me.
Beverly: [Bev is changing Jason] Aaaaah! Aaaaah! [Races to the bathroom and starts brushing her teeth]
Mrs. Teresa D'Onofrio: What? What happened?
Beverly: He peed in my mouth!
Mrs. Teresa D'Onofrio: [laughs] Ha ha ha. Jason, you make your grandma so happy.
Beverly: I didn't go past second base, which means nothing below the waist... my waist not his.
Jason: Who says I'm in one piece?
Beverly: You're the most normal person I know.
Jason: Normal? Normal? Amelia was in New York two weeks ago. She wants me to transfer. She wants me to enroll in her school. But I can't go. I can't leave you. Cause if something bad happens... [crying]... it's my fault. I'm what went wrong in your life. You know, you wrote a book about it. I swore I wouldn't - Did you know that I love Amelia? Don't worry, she left already. Here's the funny thing. She thinks I can't love her because she can't make me happy... and damn it, she's the only good thing in my life. I'm just incredibly screwed up. Just so we're real clear about this, I blame you.
Beverly: When does this job ever end?
Jason: You call it a job?
Beverly: Well, what do you think it is? A calling?
[Beverly going through her book to find her quote]
Beverly: Let me quote myself. One day can change your life. One day can ruin your life. All life is is three or four big days that change everything.
Beverly: You want my permission to use a small amount of heroine forever?
Fay: Sometimes we love people so much that we have to be numb to it. Because if we actually felt how much we love them, it would kill us. That doesn't make you a bad person. It just means your heart's too big.
Beverly: [changing Jason's diaper] Mommy has to study. I gotta do everything I can to get us out of here... Ugh, Mr. Stinky Pants.
Fay: I mean sitting over there is this beautiful girl with this light around her.
Guest: It's the chair.
Beverly: [standing on her lawn, yelling at Ray] I'm just another angry house wife, standing on her lawn and yelling at her husband! Oh yeah, that's me!
Beverly: Mom! Jason won't leave me alone!
Mrs. Teresa D'Onofrio: He's not supposed to, you're his mother.
Beverly: Mom, I have four weeks to study for the SATs. It's for the scholarship.
Mrs. Teresa D'Onofrio: [sniffs] I told you to change his diaper an hour ago! He loves when you do it. I have to iron now.
Beverly: [whining] But Mom...
Mrs. Teresa D'Onofrio: Change it!