The Piano Lesson
Boy Willie: "The only thing make that piano worth something is them carvings Papa Willie Boy put on there. […] That was my great-granddaddy. Papa Boy Charles brought that piano into the house. Now, I'm supposed to build on what they left me." (1.2.160)
Avery: "Everybody got stones in their passway. You got to step over them or walk around them. You picking them up and carrying them with you." (2.2.49)
Maretha: "Anybody ever see the Ghosts?"
Boy Willie: "I told you they like the wind. Can you see the wind?" (2.5.5-2.5.6)