WHY-NOT

Bates Motel sentence starters
  • “I’m pretty sure the last time we spoke, you told me to ‘drop dead, bitch.’ Sorry I took it personally.”
  • “You don’t get it, do you? She’s ruined you.”
  • “She’s not a bad person, she’s just not perfect!”
  • “I’m just saying that there are different ways to produce an economy.”
  • “This is all a little peculiar.”
  • “Can I give you some advice? You gotta cut that shit out.”
  • “You had every right to defend yourself.”
  • “I didn’t defend myself! I killed the crap out of him!”
  • “You don’t just walk away from your parents.”
  • “Once you get past the blood and guts of it all, it’s really quite beautiful work.”
  • “Are you trying to say that you have something on me? Is that it?”
  • “I’m pretty used to things not turning out the way I expect and making the best of it.”
  • “I want someone to know the truth about me in this world, and I’d like that to be you, if you’re okay with that.”
  • “You’re the person that I’m closest to in this world.”
  • “You’re a dick!”
  • “There are ax murderers and whores stuffed under every rug.”
  • “Life’s a cesspool you claw and scratch and fight to swim out of, but you never get to the top!”
  • “You do errands for your mom. Well, aren’t you a dying breed?”
  • “He’s a lame-ass poser. Thinks he’s a character out of Scarface.”
  • “Such a pretty little kid. Such a trusting girl, and I couldn’t protect her.”
  • “Oh yeah. You’re that guy with the God complex.”
  • “You think you know what life is, that it’s something you just stay on top of with your soft words and your nice summer jacket?”
  • “You sit there in your little playhouses with your cocktails, and you judge the rest of us.”
  • “How can you ask me to live with this?”
  • “I will die if you leave.”
  • “Don’t you ever get tired of being so stoic?”
  • “God, you’re contrary.”
  • “Trust me, you can only do that for so long before you start sounding like Scrooge McDuck.”
  • “You know that’s the only memory I have of her where she sounded happy?”
  • “Once you start touching somebody’s body, the rest of it just kind of melts away.”
  • “It’s so funny how people leave their things. There’s such an energy in it, like the person’s still present somehow in the animation.”
  • “I’m not sure I’d refer to it using the term ‘magical.’”
  • “People who have had crappy upbringings can sense it in other people.”
  • “I see a kindness and a sensitivity in your face, and also hurt.”
  • “If someone’s always looking at you like you’ve done something wrong, talking to you like you’ve done something wrong, treating you like you’ve done something wrong, I mean, you start to believe that you’ve done something wrong!”
  • “Chaos seems to swirl around you, and I’m not sure why.”
  • “I’m not lying. I’m not revealing the whole truth.”
  • “She the one who won’t talk to me. She’s the one being irrational.”
  • “We were so close, her and me. We were all we had.”
  • “She was my whole world, my whole life.”
  • “I mean, I loved her. You can’t help who you love.”
  • “Parents do not have needs.”
  • “We all whitewash our parents’ sins, because on some level, because we have to.”
  • “I miss how close we used to be.”
  • “How dare you come into my house and say such an ugly thing to me.”
  • “Screw off, shit head!”
  • “Why do crazy people keep gravitating towards me?”
  • “Sometimes you hear and see things that aren’t there.”
  • “I came here to start over. We are starting over!”
  • “I’m just trying to help you, kiddo.”
  • “We have to be together. We’re supposed to be together.”
  • “Do you feel bad after?”
  • “It wasn’t anything more than what it looked like.”
  • “I love you more than my own life.”
  • “I don’t ever want to live in a world without you.”