Joe: Do we get a balloon with these?
Shoe Salesman: ...Yeah
Robert: All of us or just her?

Conner Rhodes: Are you a retard too?
Lucy: No!
Conner Rhodes: How do you know?
Lucy: Because he told me.
Conner Rhodes: But he's a retard!
Lucy: It takes one to know one.

Lucy: I won't read the word!
Sam: I'm your father and I'm telling you to read the word. Cause I can tell you to because I'm your father.
Lucy: I'm stupid.
Sam: You are not stupid!
Lucy: Yes, I am.
Sam: No, you are not stupid 'cause you can read that word.
Lucy: I don't wanna read it if you can't.
Sam: No, because it makes me happy! It makes me happy hearing you read. Yeah, it makes me happy when you're reading.
Lucy: [Lucy reads again]

Rita: Now, Ms. Cossell, in all the time that you've known them, have you ever questioned Sam's ability as a father?
Annie: Never.
Rita: Never?
Annie: Never. Look at Lucy. She's strong. She displays true empathy for people, all kinds of people. I know that you all think she's as smart as she is despite him, but it's because of him.
Rita: So what you're saying is you don't worry about Lucy's future?
Annie: No, I do.
Rita: Ah...
Annie: I worry all the time. I worry if they take Lucy away from her father they will take away an enormous piece of her, and I worry that she will spend the rest of her life trying to fill that hole.

Rita: Where is your father?
Willy Harrison: Where do you think?

It's just... I've never lost at anything.

Rita

Rita: Sam, I worry. I worry sometimes.
Sam: Yeah... do you worry that you did something wrong?
Rita: No. I worry that I've gotten more out of this relationship than you.

Sam: You've grown.
Lucy: Have I?
Sam: Yeah, 'cause your ears are bigger and your eyes are older.

[pounding her hands] Sam, you gotta be firm on this.

Rita

Sam: Yeah, but I tried, I tried hard.
Rita: Try harder!
Sam: Yeah, but you don't know, you don't know!
Rita: I don't know WHAT?
Sam: Yeah, you don't know what is like when you try, and you try, and you try, and you try, and you don't ever get there! Because you were born perfect and I was born like this, and you're perfect!
Rita: Oh, is that right?
Sam: People like you don't know...
Rita: People like me?
Sam: People like you don't know what is like to get hurted. Because you don't have feelings. People like you don't feel anything!

Rita: Can you grasp the concept of manipulating the truth... not lying, just a little tweak here and there?
Sam: [thinks for a few seconds] No.

[in Rita's car]
Rita: On the Porsche the door handle is a little hidden by that thingamajig, so if you're having trouble finding it...
Annie: NO!
Sam: Ok, I think maybe Annie's not exactly ready to go yet.

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