Marion: I wanted you to learn responsibility. I didn't want to take away your hope.

Country Singer: No-one wants to see a convicted criminal up there.

Rose-Lynn Harlan: Johnny Cash was a convicted criminal , you ball-bag.

Rose-Lynn Harlan: I should have been born in America. I'm an American.

Rose-Lynn Harlan: You could just drink from the tap.

Susannah: Why country?

Rose-Lynn Harlan: 'Cause it's three chords and the truth.

Rose-Lynn Harlan: Maybe twenty years in the bakers is enough for you but it isn't for me.