Barb [about Nicki]: Has she said anything to you about what she's wearing?
Margene: Nuh-uh.
Barb: Just try to get her to wear something a little more... I mean, she sticks out like a sore thumb.
Margene: Oh...
Barb: I don't want to hurt her feelings, but it's like walking into the Governor's mansion with a sign that says "Practicing Polygamist". She'll never listen to it coming from me, she'll think I'm attacking her. I mean, even just offer to do her hair

The competition is over. Of course I found out. What kind of sister-wife do you take me for? Get in. Your little Roman holiday is over

Adaleen [to Rhonda]

Barb: I do not want the kids to go to the compound!
Nicki: All the kids or just your kids?
Barb: Any kids and certainly not mine. And mine include yours!

Ernest Holloway [about the UEB Council]: They also talked about negotiating a contract with NASA to sell clay from one of the mines we own in Moab for the heat shields on the shuttle.
Bill: They don't believe we even went to the moon and yet they're in business with the agency that didn't go there

Polygamy one hundred years ago was quaint; polygamy today is foul

Cindy

Nicki: Margene, you're grounded.
Margie: Excuse me?
Nicki: Or you're on probation. You do not involve our kids in your filthy habits.
Margie: No, no way. You have no authority over me.
Nicki: Authority? Wait just one minute. I'm second, you're third, get it?
Margie: Second's not first. It's nothing

Margie: I am a terrible wife. I should've never married your father. And your mother.
Sarah: And Nicki.
Margie: Especially Nicki

It hurts to see you lie, dad. I hate that about this life. Watching you and mom hide, all of us having to hide

Sarah

Margie: Bennie, do you remember a few years ago a vote about me?
Ben: Which one?
Margie: The one about me joining the family.
Ben: Which one?

Nicki: I love you, Bill.
Bill: I love you, too.
Nicki: How much?
Bill: I say it's astronomical, beyond all measure.
Nicki: I have $58,000 in debt

Frank [to Joey]: I'll have some beans there, Fumbles.
Wanda: I told you, old man, you lay off Joey or else.
Frank: Or else what?
Wanda: Or else I'll finish the job someone else started: I'll kill you!

What are you being over-protective of her for? She's like one of Roman's Humvees, you know. The woman is a tank!

Frank [about Lois]
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Big Love Season 1 Quotes

Sarah: Why can't we just hire a babysitter like everyone else?
Barb: Because we're not everyone else

Margene: Does that mean you miss me more?
Bill: Officially... I miss you guys all the same.

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