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21 Best Driving Miss Daisy Quotes That Are Utterly Charming

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'Driving Miss Daisy' is regarded as a timeless classic.

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“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.” As Eleanor Roosevelt mentioned that true friendship is something that never fades from our lives and always leaves back some memorable times behind.

'Driving Miss Daisy' is a relationship where age, gender, and many other divisive aspects don’t matter, goes beyond, and only brings love and care. 'Driving Miss Daisy', an Academy-Award winner for best film, is a '89 movie that revolves around an independent Jewish mistress with her classic Southern son and a black chauffeur hired for her. Based on the real family history of the author, Alfred Uhry, the story showcases a dear friendship between Miss Daisy Werthan and Hoke Colburn. Even after her stubborn behavior, she gets closure from Hoke, which later brings a joyous and cherishing connection, calling him her "best friend". There are conflicts regarding death, racial discrimination and other valuable life lessons to be learned through this bond that is formed. 'Driving Miss Daisy' means two people in a car with a passenger in the back

Here are the 25 best 'Driving Miss Daisy' quotes that are utterly charming in their way. If you like this article, you may also like to read [Morgan Freeman quotes] and ['Shawshank Redemption' quotes].

Best Quotes From Driving Miss Daisy

Here are some of the best 'Driving Ms Daisy' quotes from the movie to utterly cherish from time to time.

'Driving Miss Daisy' highlights some pressing social issues.

1. "Daisy Werthan: Hoke?

Hoke Colburn: Yes’m.

Daisy Werthan: You’re my best friend."

- 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

2. "Daisy Werthan: Idella was lucky.

Hoke Colburn: Yes’m. I expect she was."

- 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

3. “Hello, Mr. Werthan? Yeah, it’s me. Guess where I’m at? I jus’ finished drivin’ yo mama to da store.”

- Hoke, 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

Morgan Freeman Driving Miss Daisy Quotes

Hoke Colburn was a very patient and intriguing character in the movie, 'Driving Miss Daisy'. Even after Miss Daisy had issues accepting him as a chauffeur, he always stayed loyal and calm with his mistress. Check out these Hoke (Morgan Freeman) quotes.

4. "Hoke Colburn: Hey, there, Oscar, Junior... how you boys doin’ this mornin.

Oscar: How’s the old lady treatin’ you.

Hoke Colburn: Lord, I tell you one thing... she should do know how to throw a fit!"

- 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

5. “Morning, Miss Daisy. I think it’s gettin’ ready to clear up out there! Oh, ’scuse me, Mr. Werthan!”

- Hoke, 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

Best Daisy Werthan Quotes

Daisy Werthan was indeed a woman of taste and honor. She created an aura in the film with her stubborn attitude and fondness. Check out the best quotes by Miss Daisy Werthan.

6. “Stop saying that, you’re making me mad! If you know your letters, you can read. You just don’t know you can read.”

- Daisy Werthan, 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

7. “I taught some of the stupidest children God ever put on the face of this earth and all of them could read well enough to find a name on a tombstone.”

- Daisy, 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

Driving Miss Daisy Movie Quotes By Boolie Werthan

Boolie Werthan, played by Dan Aykroyd, was a classic southern son of Daisy Werthan. Here are the best quotes by Boolie Werthan from 'Driving Miss Daisy.'

The movie commands a loyal fan following even today.

8. “Hoke, I want you to understand something. Now, you’d be working for me. She can say anything she likes, but she can’t fire you. You understand?”

- Boolie Werthan, 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

9. “You should have a job on the radio announcing the time.”

- Boolie, 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

10. “Ok. I am. I’m makin’ it all up. Look out there in the driveway! Every insurance company in America is out there, waving their fountain pen, trying to get you to sign up!”

- Boolie Werthan, 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

Best Idella Quotes

Do not forget to look out for the best quotes by Idella, the witty housekeeper of Miss Daisy.

11. “I wouldn’t be in your shoes if the Sweet Lord Jesus came down and asked me himself.”

- Idella, 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

12. "Miss Daisy: Don’t spill those peas, Idella.

Idella: Do I ever?"

- 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

13. "Hoke Colburn: Now what do you suppose he’s doin’ here this early in the morning?

Idella: Dunno... can’t be good, I promise you that!"

- 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

14. "Boolie Werthan: It works for me!

Idella: Fine... you clean and I’ll go down and run your office!"

- 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

Famous Driving Miss Daisy Quotes

Here are some of the cutest quotes from 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

15. “She wants you all to herself. You’re a doodle, Mama.”

- Boolie, 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

16. “You sho’ right about that! Only took me six days. Same time it took the Lord to make the world!”

- 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

Funny Quotes From Driving Miss Daisy

The 'Driving Miss Daisy' film is utterly heart-touching yet hilarious in many ways. Check out some funny quotes from 'Driving Miss Daisy', which never gets old.

17. "Boolie Werthan: What I need is for somebody to drive my mother around

Hoke Colburn: Well, if you don' mind my askin', sir, how come she's not hirin' for herself?

Boolie Werthan: See, it's kind of a delicate situation.

Hoke Colburn: Oh, yessir, yessir... done gone around the bend a little bit. Well, now, that'll happen as they get old...

Boolie Werthan: Oh, no, she's all there. Too-much-there is the problem!"

[Hoke laughs]

- 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

18. “Don’t worry, Katie Bell, it’s not quite the end of the world.”

- Boolie, 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

19. "Idella: I’m goin’ Miss Daisy.

Daisy Werthan: Alright, Idella, see you tomorrow.

Hoke Colburn: I’m goin’ too, Miss Daisy.

Daisy Werthan: Good."

- 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

Sweet Quotes From Driving Miss Daisy

Here are some quotes from 'Driving Miss Daisy', which are heart-melting and beautiful that are sweeter than ever.

20. "Boolie Werthan: Hoke, I think we're gonna have to have a little talk.

Hoke Colburn: All right, sir. Just let me get outta my coat.

[pauses, then turns to Daisy]

Hoke Colburn: Oh, Miss Daisy, yesterday, while you was out visitin', I went and ate a can of your salmon. Now, I know you said eat the left-over pork chops, but they was kinda stiff. So, I stopped at the Piggly Wiggly and got you another can. You want me just to go on and put it in the cupboard?

Daisy Werthan: [embarrassed]  Yes, that'll be fine... thank you, Hoke. Well, I guess I'd better get dressed now!"

- 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

21. "Hoke Colburn: Did I ever tell you about the first time I ever been outside the state of Georgia?

Daisy Werthan: No, when was that?

Hoke Colburn: Oh, a few minutes ago."

- 'Driving Miss Daisy'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Driving Miss Daisy' quotes, then why not take a look at ['90s quotes], or ['The Color Purple' quotes].

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