I'm gonna propose you a proposition!

Big Dan Teague

Ulysses Everett McGill: You ever been with a woman?
Delmar O'Donnell: I gotta get the family farm back before I start worrying about that.

Talk, you reconstructed welp of a whore!

Interrogator

It seems that Mr. Stokes has a grudge against the Soggy Bottom Boys, on account of their rough and rowdy past.

Pappy O'Daniel

And furthermore, by way of endorsing my candidacy, the Soggy Bottom Boys are gonna lead us all in a rousing chorus of "You Are My Sunshine."

Pappy O'Daniel

Baptism! You two're just dumber'n a bag of hammers.

Ulysses Everett McGill

Pete: The Preacher said it absolved us.
Ulysses Everett McGill: For him, not for the law. I'm surprised at you, Pete, I gave you credit for more brains than Delmar.
Delmar O'Donnell: But they was witnesses that seen us redeemed.
Ulysses Everett McGill: That's not the issue Delmar. Even if that did put you square with the Lord, the State of Mississippi's a little more hard-nosed.

Damn! We're in a tight spot!

Ulysses Everett McGill

Me an' the old lady are gonna pick up the pieces and retie the knot, mixaphorically speaking.

Ulysses Everett McGill

I'll tell you what I am - I'm the damn paterfamilias! You can't marry him!

Ulysses Everett McGill

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O Brother, Where Art Thou? Quotes

Delmar O'Donnell: Care for some gopher?
Ulysses Everett McGill: No thank you, Delmar. One third of a gopher would only arouse my appetite without bedding it down.
Delmar O'Donnell: Oh, you can have the whole thing. Me and Pete already had one apiece. We ran across a whole... gopher village.

Baptism! You two're just dumber'n a bag of hammers.

Ulysses Everett McGill