Where the Heart Is


Willy Jack Pickens: Why does anyone lie? Cause we’re scared or crazy or just mean? There’s a million reasons why a person lies. But sometimes you tell a lie so big that it changes your whole life. Lie so big it makes you think.

Mama Lil: You got a man?
Novalee Nation: No.
Mama Lil: Then where is the prick who put you in this mess?
Novalee Nation: California.
Mama Lil: That figures. All the pricks move to California. They oughta call it Prickafornia.

Novalee Nation: It’s just I lied because I thought you deserved something better
Forney Hull: Something better than you? Novalee, there isn’t anything better than you.