Older and Wiser

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (7)

  • Blanche: Oh, Rose, Rose! Silly, water-retaining Rose!

  • Lady: Great party, Sophia, but where's the junk food? Sophia: I've got an idea how we can get some free pizza. We call up one of those 30 minutes or less places and tell them we're a bunch of college kids, then when they get here, one of us grandmas answers the door and says 'what took you so long?

  • Dorothy: Oh, come on, Ma, are you saying you never stretched the truth with me? Sophia: That was different, those were harmless lies. Dorothy: So all first-grade girls wear men's shoes?

  • Blanche: You know what the worst part of getting older is? Dorothy: Your face? Rose's hands?

  • Sophia: Dorothy, help me up, these underalls are choking my pancreas.

  • Dorothy: Ma, if you want to make a good impression, wear matching shoes. Sophia: They should match my purse? Dorothy: No, they should match each other.

  • Rose: Face it Blanche, you have Bette Davis eyes...and Freddy Krueger hands.

Trivia (1)

  • Rose said she once reached inside a chicken to aid with a breech birth. However, this is impossible seeing as chickens don't give birth to live young, they lay eggs!