Rachel Cooper
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Rachel Cooper (Character)
from The Night of the Hunter (1955)

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The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Rachel Cooper: Get your state troopers out here. I got something trapped in my barn.

Rachel Cooper: It's a hard world for little things.

Rachel Cooper: A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit. Neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Wherefore by their fruits, ye shall know them.

Rachel Cooper: I'm a strong tree with branches for many birds. I'm good for something in this world and I know it too.

Rachel Cooper: You know, when you're little, you have more endurance than God is ever to grant you again. Children are man at his strongest. They abide.

Rachel Cooper: John - ain't you going to say hello to your pa?
John Harper: He's not my pa!
Rachel Cooper: No, and he ain't no preacher neither!

[last lines]
Rachel Cooper: They abide, and they endure.

Rachel Cooper: She'll be losing her mind to a tricky mouth and a full moon, and like as not, I'll be saddled with the consequences.

Rachel Cooper: Women is fools. All.

Rachel Cooper: Women are such durn fools.

Rachel Cooper: [to Ruby, sobbing in her lap] Child... You were looking for love, Ruby, in the only foolish way you knew how.

Rachel Cooper: Where's your Mrs?
Rev. Harry Powell: Uh, she run off with a drummer... durin' prayer meetin'.

Rachel Cooper: Lord save little children. The wind blows, and the rains are cold. Yet they abide.