Kathryn Stockett Book Quotes

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.

All I’m saying is, kindness don’t have no boundaries.

All my life I’d been told what to believe about politics, coloreds, being a girl. But with Constantine’s thumb pressed in my hand, I realized I actually had a choice in what I could believe.

It weren’t too loo long before I seen something in me, had changed. A bitter seed was planted inside of me. And I just didn’t feel so, accepting, anymore.

No one tells us, girls who don’t go on dates, that remembering can be almost as good as what actually happens.

Sorry is the fool who ever underestimates my mother.

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.

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.

She’s wearing a tight red sweater and a red skirt and enough makeup to scare a hooker.

You is kind. You is smart. You is important.

That’s the way prayer do. It’s like electricity, it keeps things going.

I always thought insanity would be a dark, bitter feeling, but it is drenching and delicious if you really roll around in it.

Stuart needs “space” and “time,” as if this were physics and not a human relationship.