Mattie Appleyard:[removing his glass eye]If thine eye offend thee, pluck it out.
Mattie Appleyard:God uses the good ones and the bad ones use God.
Homer Grindstaff:Is this your way of stickin' up a bank?
Mattie Appleyard:Nope. No. No, I'm not a bank robber. I'm just an American that's come into a bank to cash a check.
Homer Grindstaff:I'll see you in hell, first!
Mattie Appleyard:Well that's very possible, Mr. Grindstaff. Very possible, indeed. And sooner than you think if you don't get me my money right quick!
Lee Cottrill:Mattie talked about dynamite all the time, but I never listened!
Cleo:She died doing what my Ma did... what her Ma did. We been puttin' out for soldiers since 1776.