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The Help Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from The Help
  1. #1
    “...and that’s when I get to wondering, what would happen if I told her she something good, ever day?”
  2. #2
    “Ever morning, until you dead in the ground, you gone have to make this decision. You gone have to ask yourself, “Am I gone believe what them fools say about me today?”
  3. #3
    “Wasn’t that the point of the book? For women to realize, We are just two people. Not that much separates us. Not nearly as much as I’d thought.”
  4. #4
    “Truth.
    It feels cool, like water washing over my sticky-hot body. Cooling a heat that’s been burning me up all my life.
    Truth, I say inside my head again, just for that feeling.”
  5. #5
    “I always order the banned books from a black market dealer in California, figuring if the State of Mississippi banned them, they must be good.”
    author
    Kathryn Stockett
    book
    The Help
    character
    Skeeter
    concept
    books
  6. #6
    “It always sound scarier when a hollerer talk soft.”
  7. #7
    “That’s the way prayer do. It’s like electricity, it keeps things going.”
    author
    Kathryn Stockett
    book
    The Help
    character
    Aibileen
    concept
    praying
  8. #8
    “Stuart needs “space” and “time,” as if this were physics and not a human relationship.”
  1. #9
    “Frying chicken always makes me feel a little better about life.”
  2. #10
    “No one tells us, girls who don’t go on dates, that remembering can be almost as good as what actually happens.”
  3. #11
    “It seems like at some point you’d run out of awful.”
  4. #12
    “Great books give you a feeling that you miss all day, until you finally get to crawl back inside those pages again.”
  5. #13
    “Sorry is the fool who ever underestimates my mother.”
  6. #14
    “I listened wide-eyed, stupid. Glowing by her voice in the dim light. If chocolate was a sound, it would’ve been Constantine’s voice singing. If singing was a color, it would’ve been the color of that chocolate.”
  7. #15
    “Mississippi is like my mother. I am allowed to complain about her all I want, but God help the person who raises an ill word about her around me, unless she is their mother too.”
  8. #16
    “You is kind. You is smart. You is important.”

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  1. #17
    “I always thought insanity would be a dark, bitter feeling, but it is drenching and delicious if you really roll around in it.”
    author
    Kathryn Stockett
    book
    The Help
    character
    Aibileen
    concept
    madness
  2. #18
    “All I’m saying is, kindness don’t have no boundaries.”
  3. #19
    “Write about what disturbs you, particularly if it bothers no one else.”
  4. #20
    “Ugly live up on the inside. Ugly be a hurtful, mean person.”
  5. #21
    “That’s what I love about Aibileen, she can take the most complicated things in life and wrap them up so small and simple, they’ll fit right in your pocket.”
  6. #22
    “I’m sorry, but were you dropped on your head as an infant?”
  7. #23
    “I’d cry, if only I had the time to do it.”
  8. #24
    “I tell myself that’s what you get when you put thirty-one toilets on the most popular girl’s front yard. People tend to treat you a little differently than before.”
    author
    Kathryn Stockett
    book
    The Help
    character
    Skeeter
    concept
    trickery
  9. #25
    “I may not remember my name or what country I live in, but you and that pie is something I will never forget.”
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