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Quotations from The Help

The Help is a drama film following a southern girl who returns home from college during the civil rights movement is an aspiring writer who decides to write a novel detailing the black maid's point of view on the white families they serve under and the hardships they go through each day.

The Help won the Oscar award for Best Supporting Actress (Spencer) and was nominated for three others, including Best Picture. The movie received mostly positive reviews upon its release. Continue reading for information about the film and quotes from >The Help.

Directed by
Tate Taylor

Starring: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, and Octavia Spencer

Trailer for The Help


Aibileen Clark: 18 people were killed in Jackson that night. 10 white and 8 black. I don't think God has color in mind when he sets a tornado loose.
Aibileen Clark: You is kind. You is smart. You is important.
Minny Jackson: Minny don't burn fried chicken.
Charlotte Phelan: Your eggs are dying. Would it kill you to go on a date?
Mr. Blackly: I guarantee you, one day they're going to figure out cigarettes will kill you.
Aibileen Clark: Mrs. Leefolt should not be having babies. Put that in the book.
Aibileen Clark: I ain't never had no white person in my house before.
Charlotte Phelan: Courage sometimes skips a generation. Thank you for bringing it back to our family.
Charlotte Phelan: Get your raggedy ass off my porch.
Eugenia 'Skeeter' Phelan: Oysters are a vehicle for crackers and ketchup.
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