Inherit the Wind Quotes
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Compassion and Forgiveness Quotes
BROWN. Lord, we call down the same curse on those who ask grace for this sinner—though they be blood of my blood, and flesh of my flesh!BRADY. (Rising, grasping BROWN's arm) Reverend Brown, I kno...
HORNBECK. […] The Baltimore Herald, therefore, is happy to announceThat it is sending two representatives to "Heavenly Hillsboro":The most brilliant reporter in America today,Myself.And the most...
Contrasting Regions Quotes
(BANNISTER, PLATT and other townspeople gather excitedly. They are colorful small-town citizens, but not caricatured rubes.) (I, I, 204-06)
BRADY (Reaching for a sympathetic ear, trying to find the loyal audience which has slipped away from him) My friends—Your Honor—My Followers—Ladies and Gentlemen— (II, II, 768-70)
MEEKER. […] Seems kinda queer havin' a schoolteacher in our jail. (Shrugs) Might improve the writin' on the walls. (I, I, 92-94)
Justice and Judgment Quotes
BRADY. […] My friends of Hillsboro, you know why I have come here. I have not come merely to prosecute a lawbreaker, an arrogant youth who has spoken out against the Revealed Word. (I, I, 420-23)
CATES. It isn't as simple as that. Good or bad, black or white, night or day. (I, I, 139-40)
HOWARD. […] When the whole world was covered with water, there was nuthin' but worms and blobs of jelly. And you and your whole family was worms! […] MELINDA. Howard Blair, that's sinful talk!...