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Pete: Yeah. Once. At college. To you.”
Professor Graves: Ms. Coleman, why don’t you solve the equation on the board?
[back to Katherine’s parents with her principal and teacher]
Ms. Sumner: We took up a collection amongst the teachers and such. It’s not a lot, but it’s enough to help get you settled in.
Younger Joylette Coleman: That’s more than kind, Ms. Sumner.”
Ms. Sumner: It’s the only school past the eighth grade anywhere near here.
[we see young Katherine sitting outside talking to herself as she does math calculations]
Young Katherine Coleman: Isosceles. Scalene. Equilateral. Rhombus. Trapezoid.
Joshua Coleman: Katherine’s in the sixth grade.
Ms. Sumner: They want to take her early.
Young Katherine Coleman: Tetrahedron. Dodecahedron.
Marion Smithson: They’re offering a full scholarship. All you have to do is get there.”
Harvey Lipschultz: Well, you see Mr. Jackson, my job is to see that you get your black ass into college. And whether these things in these books be lies or not, your achievement tests that you will be taking are standardized. And you'll have to know all these untruths in order for you to pass them, and how many slaves Jefferson had sex with will not be on the test. And if you fail American History, Mr. Jackson, you'll be sitting here again next year. And you'll have to listen all over again to what my shriveled, white, Jewish ass has to say!”
Louie Lastik: [shouts] Sir yes, sir! I'm roomin' with Blue, sir! And I noticed that he wears that leopard-spotted underwear, Sir! Bikini-style, sir!
Coach Boone: OK. How about someone who's not your roommate?
Louie Lastik: Sir, I eat lunch with Rev. That's Jerry Harris, sir. People call him that 'cause he's always praying and he won't abide with a foul tongue, sir!
Coach Boone: And what's the Rev going to do after high school?
Louie Lastik: I don't know. Go to college and all that stuff, I guess.
Coach Boone: What about you? You going to college?
Louie Lastik: [laughs] No, not me coach. I ain't a brainiac like Rev.
Coach Boone: Think you got a future in football?
Louie Lastik: Heck no! I figured as long I'm going to be in school, I might as well hit some people while I'm at it.”
Cher: I have direction.
Josh: Yeah, towards the mall.”
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