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Eve's Bayou Quotes

Eve's Bayou is a television show that first aired in 1970 . Eve's Bayou ended its run in 1970.

It features Caldecot Chubb as producer, Terence Blanchard in charge of musical score, and Amy Vincent as head of cinematography.

Eve's Bayou is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Eve's Bayou is 109 minutes long. Eve's Bayou is distributed by Trimark Pictures.

The cast includes: Samuel L. Jackson as Louis Batiste, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Eve, Debbi Morgan as Mozelle Batiste Delacroix, Lynn Whitfield as Roz Batiste, Diahann Carroll as Elzora, Roger Guenveur Smith as Lenny Mereaux, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Eve Batiste, and Jake Smollett as Poe Batiste.

Eve's Bayou Quotes

Diahann Carroll as Elzora

  • (Diahann Carroll) "Sometimes a soldier fall on his own sword --"
  • (Diahann Carroll) "Some things are better left unsaid."
  • (Debbi Morgan) "I paid you a dollar, old woman. Now tell my fortune."
  • (Diahann Carroll) "I don't need no cat bones to tell your fortune, Mozelle Batiste. You are a curse. The Black Widow. Next man that marries you is a dead man. Like the others. Always be that way."

Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Eve

  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "Mama keeps stabbing herself in the kitchen. Show her your hands, Mama."
  • (Lynn Whitfield) "I think you'd better hush --"
  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "And where Daddy? He's never home. He's supposed to be home sometimes."
  • (Lynn Whitfield) "Listen, you little ingrate. Your father works hard so we can have a house with four bathrooms."
  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "Not every night he's working, I know he's not."
  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "How do you kill someone with voodoo?"
  • (Debbi Morgan) "Hmm, I almost forgot you was there. Stick some pins in a doll, perhaps. I really don't know. What made you ask that?"
  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "Nothing."
  • (Debbi Morgan) "Well, you must have been thinking something before you said it. What led you to that particular thought?"
  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "I don't know --"
  • (Debbi Morgan) "Is there some you're angry with? Someone you want dead?"
  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "I'm going inside."
  • (Debbi Morgan) "No, I think you better tell me what's on your mind."
  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "Memory is a selection of images, some elusive, others printed indelibly on the brain. The summer I killed my father, I was 10 years old."
  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "Which one did you love best?"
  • (Debbi Morgan) "I don't know, Eve. They was all different. Anderson was the handsomest man I had ever seen. Your Uncle Harry, he was the sweetest. And Maynard --.Maynard loved me most of all. You know, when I was your age, before I ever did the counseling, I could look at people, complete strangers, and see their whole lives so clear. But when I looked at each of my husbands, I never saw a thing. That's how it always is. Blind to my own life."

Lynn Whitfield as Roz Batiste

  • (Lynn Whitfield) "When I first met Louis, I saw him set the leg of a boy who had fallen out of a tree. And I thought to myself, "Here is a man who can fix things. He's a healer, he'll take care of me." So I leave my family, and I move to this swamp, and I find out he's just a man."
  • (Debbi Morgan) "We're two of a kind, my brother and I. One day, he'll open his eyes and see that what he's been looking for is right in front of him. Then he'll stop looking for what he already has."
  • (Lynn Whitfield) "But what if it's too late?"
  • (Lynn Whitfield) "Which one of your patients you going to see, Louis?"
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "Woman, go get your palm read and let me do my work."

Jake Smollett as Poe Batiste

  • (Jake Smollett) "I hate her, I hate her. I wish she was dead."
  • (Lynn Whitfield) "Eve, what did you do to your brother?"
  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "Im going to push him out of a window if i dont get out of this house."
  • (Lynn Whitfield) "Eve."
  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "Cisely has been in the god**** tub for an hour."
  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "You know that. She stayed in there for three hours yesterday"
  • (Lynn Whitfield) "Fortunately there is more than one bathroom in this house."
  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "Ain't that much dirt in all Louisiana. Get out of the damn tub."

Samuel L. Jackson as Louis Batiste

  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "Men fought for the privilege of saying her name."
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "To a certain type of woman, I am a hero. I need to be a hero."

Debbi Morgan as Mozelle Batiste Delacroix

  • (Debbi Morgan) "Life is filled with goodbyes, Eve, a million goodbyes, and it hurts every time. Sometimes, I feel like I've lost so much, I have to find new things to lose. All I know is, there must be a divine point to it all, and it's just over my head. That when we die, it will all come clear. And then we'll say, "So that was the damn point." And sometimes, I think there's no point at all, and maybe that's the point. All I know is most people's lives are a great disappointment to them and no one leaves this earth without feeling terrible pain. And if there is no divine explanation at the end of it all, well -- that's sad."
  • (Debbi Morgan) "-- I loved him, I swear I did."
  • (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) "I know. It's not your fault they die."

Roger Guenveur Smith as Lenny Mereaux

  • (Roger Guenveur Smith) "If you ever speak to my wife again, I will kill you."

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