Jess: I don't know what these girls would do without their daddy.
Cora Belle: You didn't kill any Indians.
Jess: How do you know?
Cora Belle: You never do.
Jess: Whatch you tryin' to do--ruin this country?
Flint: No, settle it.
Jess: (about Flint) He doesn't sound very southern to me.
Belle: He isn't Louisiana southern, he's Virginia southern. You forgot how Virginia southern sounds.
Belle: They think you're the most wonderful man they've ever seen.
Flint: But I'm the only man they've ever seen.
Belle: A woman forgets many things, Mr. McCullough, but she never, ever forgets her first love.
Cora Belle: There aren't any Indians. There never were.