Nelle Harper Lee Quotes in Capote (2005)
Nelle Harper Lee Quotes:
Truman Capote: And there wasn't anything I could have done to save them.
Nelle Harper Lee: Maybe not. But the fact is, you didn't want to.
Nelle Harper Lee: How did you like the movie?
[referring to To Kill a Mockingbird]
Truman Capote: [Muttering after she wanders off] I don't see what all the fuss is about.
Truman Capote: God, I'm glad you agreed to come. You're the only person I know with the qualifications to be both a research assistant and a personal bodyguard.
Nelle Harper Lee: Thank you.
Nelle Harper Lee: You paid him to say that.
Truman Capote: How did you know?
Nelle Harper Lee: America is not a country where the small gesture goes noticed. We're not a country like France, where charm -- something light or effervescent -- can survive. We want everything you have, and we want it as fast as you can turn it out.
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