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Vera Donovan (Character)
from Dolores Claiborne (1995)

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Dolores Claiborne (1995)
Vera Donovan: [to Dolores, who is hanging her sheets to dry] Six pins, Dolores! Six pins, not five!

Vera Donovan: Sometimes, Dolores... sometimes, you have to be a high-riding bitch to survive. Sometimes, being a bitch is all a woman has to hang onto.

Vera Donovan: It's a depressingly masculine world we live in, Dolores.

Vera Donovan: Don't you just love the Bossa Nova? I found them in New York and simply had to have them.

Vera Donovan: Don't we have a hair across our ass this morning, Dolores Claiborne?

Vera Donovan: Well, don't look to me, Dolores. All my money is tied up in cash.

Dolores Claiborne: [sobbing] Why? Why'd you do this, Vera?
Vera Donovan: Because I hate the smell of being old.

Vera Donovan: I want my china pig!
Dolores Claiborne: Which one? There's only about two-hundred of 'em.

Vera Donovan: [Vera is ringing a bell] Doloooress!...
Dolores Claiborne: Hell's bells. Look who's up.

Vera Donovan: [Dolores is crying in front of Vera in the drawing room] I insist that all women who have hysterics in my drawing room call me by my Christian name.

Vera Donovan: Husbands die every day, Dolores. Why... one is probably dying right now while you're sitting here weeping. They die... and leave their wives their money. I should know, shouldn't I? Sometimes they're driving home from their mistress's apartment and their brakes suddenly fail. An accident, Dolores, can be an unhappy woman's best friend.

Vera Donovan: Think what fun you'll have telling all your friends what a bitch Vera Donovan is!