Perry Smith Quotes in Capote (2005)
Perry Smith Quotes:
Perry Smith: [of Hickok] He's naturally mendacious. Not to be trusted. If he had a hundred dollars he'd steal a stick of chewing gum.
Truman Capote: Perry, I know what 'exacerbate' means.
Perry Smith: Okay... well...
Truman Capote: There is not a word or a sentence or a concept that you can illuminate for me.
Perry Smith: I thought that Mr. Clutter was a very nice gentleman. I thought so right up to the moment that I cut his throat.
Perry Smith: What is punishment? Being in jail isn't punishment, if you didn't like it on the outside. And neither is death, if it was painful to live.
Perry Smith: ...I am not a character. I'm a human-fucking-being.
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