Francie Brady Quotes in The Butcher Boy (1997)
Francie Brady Quotes:
Da Brady: It wasn't always like this, son. You'll never know how much I loved that woman.
Francie Brady: "May the curse of Christ light upon you, you bitch. The day I took you out of that hole of a shop in Derry was a bitter one for me."
Da Brady: I came here to see you, son. If only you knew.
Francie Brady: You have no son. You put me in a home like her. What did *I* do? What did I do?
Da Brady: I loved you like no father ever loved a son, Francie.
Narrator: [voice over] It was hard for him to say it. I could barely hear him. It would have been better if he drew out and hit me.
Francie Brady: Okay, now, the boiler house, why did they lock me in there? Well, Father Tiddley and his bloody mickey, why else? Imagine it, Joe, a priest wanting you to wear bonnets. I said, "No, Father. No bonnets. Not until you fork out the chocolates." Man, Joe, you should've seen the face on him.
Francie Brady: I'm sorry about all this, sergeant. Do you think they'll hang me?
Policeman: I'm afraid there's no more hanging.
Francie Brady: Sergeant, what's this world coming to?
Francie Brady: House, you are a disgrace! I have so much tidying up to do, I don't know where to start.
Francie Brady: [to Jimmy the Skite] Feck off, you round tub of Guinness!
Francie Brady: What's this world coming to, Sergeant?
Francie Brady: You can do one bad thing, can't you, Joe? You can do one bad thing. That doesn't mean for the rest of your life everyone's going to say, "He did it! It's him! He did the bad thing!"
Joe Purcell: No. And even if they did, what we'd say is that we don't care, we're too busy.
Francie Brady: That's what we would say. We'd say, "Excuse us, we're too busy!"
Joe Purcell: Yeah, and we'd say, "Mind your own business."
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