Bettyville Quotes

George Hodgman
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I just wanted a house with a few nice things," she told me once. "That was my little dream.
-- Betty (Chapter 1 paragraph 17)

Importance: In this quote, Betty states the vision for her life. She came from a relatively poor family and didn't expect to get much from life so to have a little house with a few nice things would have been wonderful for Betty.

Don't bug me, I'd say. Mind your own business." "You are my business.
-- George and Betty (Chapter 1 paragraph 29)

Importance: What started out as George as a child telling his mother to leave him alone and her response that he is her business becomes a running joke for the two of them. George wanted independence as a boy and Betty wanted to keep a close eye on him. The tables are turned when Betty gets ill, wants some independence from George and tells him to mind his own business. George is quick to reply that Betty...

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