Annie: Sadness be gone, let's be people who deserve to be loved, who are worthy, cause we are worthy.
Sam #2: You can hear this, close your eyes
Sam #2: I just want you to listen to me. Humor me please?
Sam #2: [Annie closes her eyes] It's not easy to be adored - you in particular - you have a tougher time with it than most, I get that, but I want you to give it a try. Think of it as an experiment. I promise I will be very wonderful at adoring you Annie. It an area where, I think I got a great deal of talent. You're worth the adoration Annie, you're worth it, and the fact that you don't believe it, has nothing to do with whether it's true or not, it is true for me, and that is all that matters.
Mississippi: I realized the problem. You write short stories... and I think you like living short stories, but I'm kinda ready for the novel.
Mary Catherine: I always thought of that as the moment you came into focus... like, "Oh, there you are."