Big Little Lies Season 2 Episode 2: "Tell Tale Hearts" Quotes
Madeline: It was an emergency.
Mary Louise: What kind of an emergency?
Madeline: The kind short people have.
On your awesome days, I suspect you are a godsend. But on your bad days, decidedly less so.Mary Louise
Jane: Yeah. I don't want to offend you; I think you are a very genuine person, but I think you are very, you're very strange.
Corey: You know, one of the last socially acceptable bigotries is the one against weirdos.
I still miss him. I don't think it's ever gonna stop. When you talked to me about dating again, it felt like an affront, preposterous even. I only want him.Celeste
Did Madeline deserve that? Should Madeline stay in that relationship?Doctor
Renata: Gordon, I'm not gonna not be rich. I'm not gonna have you...
Gordon: Listen, I was thinking this could be like a positive thing, you know, like there are chapters of life.
Renata: [through her teeth] I will NOT not be rich!
Celeste: We're a family, and families are meant to be open and honest with each other.
Max: I don't think we're that kind of family.
Celeste: Madeline told me that you and she had words.
Mary Louise: I don't like her.
Celeste: Well, you have to try.
Mary Louise: Well, I have tried, but she's not a likable person.
Celeste: She's been a lifeline to me. She really is a wonderful person.
Mary Louise: Well, mmmn, you're mistaken.
Celeste: Have I ever told you she once saved Max from drowning?
Mary Louise: Really?
Celeste: Mmm hmm.
Mary Louise: Huh. Where were you?
Nathan: You know, I, I decided to run.
Ed: For office?
Nathan: I swear to fuckin' God, man. No. I decided to take up running because Bonnie likes running. She's obsessed with it. I'm trying to embrace her interests.
Ed: So I'm off the hook for lunch then?
Nathan: You remember what you said to me last year about give me a reason? Let's just get this out of our system, man.
Ed: OK. So you've asked me to have lunch with your wife, and now you -- challenge me to a fistfight. [looks at his watch] I mean, do you have a preference if I can't squeeze in both?
Jane: Did Chloe tell you anything else?
Ziggy: She said something about Mr. Wright giving you salt. That's how I happened. He salted you.
How about the fundamental violation of our life, of our marriage. I am your husband. I am supposed to help you with this stuff.Ed
Mary Louise: So was supposed to have happened what, nine years ago? When you two were trying to have a baby? Please. When did you find out about this alleged affair?
Celeste: It wasn't an affair. It was a rape. Rape.
Mary Louise: When did you find out?
Celeste: The night he died.
Mary Louise: Then how can you? This woman, she might have had multiple partners, you know. She could have been drugged. You don't know her. She could've been ... what if she got it wrong?
Celeste: She didn't.
Mary Louise: Aren't you desperate for her to be wrong? Aren't you desperate to know that he wasn't unfaithful? To believe that he wasn't capable of doing the things that she said? He wasn't! I'll never believe that.
Celeste: Your son wasn't an innocent man. He beat me up. Many times.
Mary Louise: I don't believe youuuu. Why wouldn't you have gone to the police?