29 ‘Big Little Lies’ Quotes for a Mix of Sisterhood, Secrets and Murder
While unlikely to be renewed for a third season, "Big Little Lies" has been a hit with those who have watched it. Read these 29 quotes to find out more.
The HBO series "Big Little Lies" is based on a novel by Liane Moriarty, with two seasons under its belt. The show follows a group of different women who live in affluence.
Out of these many women is Ziggy Chapman, who is new to town, the firecracker Madeline Martha Mackenzie and the gorgeous and perfect Celeste Wright are just three of the many complex and important female characters in this film.
While the lives of those in this neighborhood seem nothing but ordinary, darkness lies underneath, with secrets slowly boiling to the surface, bringing along horrifying divulgences and even murder. Read these 29 quotes from the many characters to try to find out what is really going on.
Madeline Martha Mackenzie's quote: "Exactly how psychotic do you think I am?”│Source: AmoDays
Madeline Martha Mackenzie Quotes
"Who knows what lies out there beneath the surface?" — Madeline Martha Mackenzie
“Life is a series of building blocks that you stand on, and you grow on.” — Madeline Martha Mackenzie
“Well, I'm feeling a little excluded.” — Madeline Martha Mackenzie
“Exactly how psychotic do you think I am?” — Madeline Martha Mackenzie
"Bruises heal, stigmas can last a lifetime." — Madeline Martha Mackenzie
Madeline Martha Mackenzie's quote: “Well, I'm feeling a little excluded.” │Source: AmoDays
“Turns out it’s actually harder to have a part-time job versus a full-time job because in addition to doing all that work, you’re out there scouring for another job.” — Madeline Martha Mackenzie
"I don't know who he is right now. He's just being so hateful." — Madeline Martha Mackenzie
"If you were crazy, you’d fit in perfectly in this town." — Madeline Martha Mackenzie
"Everyone in this town assumes I'm the root cause of everything." — Madeline Martha Mackenzie
Celeste Wright’s quote: “Family isn’t always everything, but sometimes it is.” │Source: AmoDays
“That’s the thing about families. Is that you can be mad and you can fight, but you get over it, and you always come back together. That’s what families do.” — Madeline Martha Mackenzie
Celeste Wright Quotes
“I feel so ashamed for saying this, but being a mother, it’s not enough for me. It’s just not. It’s not even close.” — Celeste Wright
“Men can be a little more intuitive than we give them credit for.” — Celeste Wright
“Family isn’t always everything, but sometimes it is.” — Celeste Wright
"So, you're saying for my life to go on successfully, I need to be with a man?" — Celeste Wright
Celeste Wright’s quote: “Men can be a little more intuitive than we give them credit for.” │Source: AmoDays
"There wasn't a problem with us, Ed. There was a problem with me." — Celeste Wright
Mary Louise Wright Quotes
"What, my grief is too loud for you?" — Mary Louise Wright
“It’s meant to be shared, you know, grief.” — Mary Louise Wright
“You’re a mess, Celeste. And until you’re better, we just have to think about protecting the wellbeing of our boys.” — Mary Louise Wright
“People are never really gone. Because they live on in the hearts of those they leave behind.” — Mary Louise Wright
Mary Louise Wright’s quote: “It’s meant to be shared, you know, grief.” │Source: AmoDays
"What should we call that? Foreplay? Oh, dear." — Mary Louise Wright
More ‘Big Little Lies’ Quotes
“You’re not perfect. Welcome to the club.” — Ziggy Chapman
"It makes her a grownup. Lying to protect someone she loves. That's what grownups do." — Ziggy Chapman
“It’s better that we don’t have to sit around those penniless losers, as though that’s not us.” — Renata Klein
"So I'm having a hard time reconciling that all my plans have gone to [expletive]. All my hopes and plans for Amabella have gone to [expletive]. That I married a man who would take my life and all my accomplishments and turn them to [expletive]. Well, it's on me, right? My choices, my stupidity. It's my picker that's broken. My [expletive] bad." — Renata Klein
Ziggy Chapman’s quote: “You’re not perfect. Welcome to the club.” │Source: AmoDays
"Things never blow over once Madeline gets involved. They blow up." — Thea Cunningham
"You're still married, Celeste, and your husband is dead." — Dr. Reisman
“One of the last socially acceptable bigotries is the one against weirdos.” — Corey Brockfield
“None of us really see things as they are. We see things as we are.” — Bonnie Carlson
"Women. You all want to be the envy of your friends, but God forbid you garner too much of it." — Gordon Klein
Corey Brockfield’s quote: “One of the last socially acceptable bigotries is the one against weirdos.” │Source: AmoDays
A testament to its acclaimed status, some massive names in acting chose to participate in this project. These include Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, and Zoë Kravitz.
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