May Belle Aarons: Hey, look! I got some Twinkies!
Jesse Aarons: I'd be quiet about those Twinkies, May Belle.
May Belle Aarons: You're just jealous cause I got some and you didn't.
Jesse Aarons: Whatever. Just don't come running to me when you lose them.
May Belle Aarons: I'm gonna eat em, not lose em.
[Jess tries to hand Leslie the fake letter to Janice Avery] You have to write it. No offense but boys' handwriting sucks!Leslie Burke
Jesse Aarons: It's just that you're a good builder... for a girl.
Leslie Burke: Yeah, well, you're pretty good at art... for a boy!
Jesse Aarons: Okay, okay, truce.
She brought you something special when she came here, didn't she? That's what you hold onto. That's how you keep her alive.Jack Aarons
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing - Teddy Roosevelt.Bill Burke
I have four sisters. And I'd trade them all in for a good dog.Jesse Aarons
You are who you are - not your parents.Leslie Burke
Jesse Aarons: [crying] Is it like the Bible says? Is she going to Hell?
Jack Aarons: I don't know everything about God, but I do know he's not going to send that little girl to Hell.
Jesse Aarons: [sobs] Then I'm going to Hell, because it's all my fault.
Jack Aarons: Don't you think that, even for a minute.
[seeing Jesse smiling at Ms.Edmonds, bends down] Why don't you take a picture, it'll last longer.Leslie Burke
Next time, we should invite Leslie. She'd like that.Jesse Aarons
Your friend Leslie's dead.Jack Aarons
Leslie Burke: What if you don't have a TV?
Leslie Burke: My dad says that TV destroys brain cells.
Scott Hoager: Your dad doesn't know anything. We watch TV like every day!
Leslie Burke: I rest my case.
Mrs. Myers: Well then Leslie, you could write a report on something else.
Scott Hoager: Yeah, like how to live in a cave!