Fences Quiz 2 Quotes
Terms in this set (15)
"Why you wanna do that to me? That was the one chance I had."
"You showed me how to not make the same mistakes...to take life as it comes along and keep putting one foot in front of the other."
"...you know I can't find no decent job. Where am I gonna get a job at? You know I can't get no job."
"It don't look like it never gonna grow."
"Ain't too much changed. He still got that piece of rag tied to that tree. He was out here swinging that bat. I was just ready to go back in the house. He swung that bat and then just fell over. Seem like he swung it and stood there with this grin on his face...and then he just fell over."
"Got me two rooms. In the basement. Got my own door too. Wanna see my key?"
"Don't you think I ever wanted other things? Don't you think I had dreams and hopes? What about my life? What about me? Don't you think it ever crossed my mind to want to know other men?"
"Hank Aaron ain't nobody. That's what you supposed to do."
"Your daddy got a promotion on the rubbish. He's gonna be the first colored driver. Ain't got to do nothing but sit up there and read the paper like them white fellows."
"You can't tell me nothing about death. Death ain't nothing but a fastball on the outside corner."
"How come you ain't never liked me?"
"Just cause you didn't have a chance! You just scared I'm gonna be better than you, that's all."
"I just say she a good woman. Just like I say anything. I ain't' got to have nothing on my mind."
"It's time. It's time to tell St. Peter to open the gates. Troy, you ready? You ready, Troy. I'm gonna tell St. Peter to open the gates. You get ready now."
"Don't you tell me about no taking and giving."