Mrs. Fenty: You should read the Bible, Mr. Rumson.
Ben Rumson: I have read the Bible, Mrs. Fenty.
Mrs. Fenty: Didn’t that discourage you about drinking?
Ben Rumson: No, but it sure killed my appetite for readin’!
Ben Rumson: There’s two kinds of people, them goin’ somewhere and them goin’ nowhere. And’s that what’s true.
Willy: A way out here, they got a name, for rain, and wind, and fire. The rain is Tess…the fire Joe…and they call the wind Maria!
Ben Rumson: Welcome to Hell, Parson!
Rumson: You show me in them commandments where it says a woman cain’t have two husbands.
Pardner: There ain’t no commandment like that.
Ben Rumson: I give you the boy. Give me back the man.
Ben Rumson: Now, don’t tell me you’ve never been with a woman.
Horton: No, sir I haven’t.
Ben Rumson: Well, that, that’s terrible! Did you know you could go blind?