Kitty: Mom, you know what? I'm very proud of you. It sounds like you've developed some boundaries.
Nora: Well let me tell you, when your son is charged with embezzling from the family business, it does make you pause and rethink your parenting strategy.

Maggie: I'm not a psychiatrist but your doodling does not look like the work of a woman that's just fulfilled her dream.
Nora: Yikes. It does look a bit disturbed.

Nora: Life is so much sweeter with a baby. Why did you guys have to go and grow up?
Kitty: Well, that was the only way we could get away from you.

Oh, Honey, don't feel bad. You can't compete against the world's greatest Grandma and I have a coffee mug that proves it.

Nora: The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.
Saul: Oh please, Nora. It's not Hell. It's Seattle.

Sarah: You will never believe what he's gone and done now. He's remarrying his first wife and taking the kids on a one-month honeymoon to, wait for it, Europe.
Nora: Oh Honey, I stopped watching those trashy soap operas in 1982.
Sarah: Joe, Mom. My trashy soap opera. The one that is my life.

Justin: Mom. Tell us about the cult.
Nora: Uh. I ... I may ... I may have overreacted just a little.

Nora: Maybe I learned something over the last few days.
Kevin: Really? The only thing that I learned is that vegan food gives me the trots.

Nora: You were so calm, explaining everything to everyone. I forgot how good you are in a crisis.
Justin: Mom, you forgot because I'm the one usually causing the crisis.

Nora: Alright. You want Robert to miss it?
Kitty: He's not going to miss it, okay? There's going to be so many diapers to change. He's going to be changing diapers over and over and over again.
Nora: Be careful of that little penis. It's a sprinkler system.
Kitty: Don't worry because I have this ...
Nora: What the hell is that?
Kitty: A pee pee teeepee.

Nora: (reading from a book on baby names) Rutherford. Ryan. Oh, sorry.
Kitty: No, actually that's ... Ryan, why not? That'll give you two of them to coddle.

Kitty, when they put you in my arms and we looked at each other, and I looked in your big brown eyes, I didn't care that your father wasn't there. What mattered was that I had that one precious moment with you and I will always have that. This is the beginning of the most incredible relationship you will ever have. So get your big brown eyes back in there and go meet your baby.

Brothers & Sisters Quotes

No, no. No 'Buts'. You're not allowed to give up. You're not allowed to give up because you believe in your gut that this is right. And besides, we've all inherited this absurd drive to make things that, that yes, they seem complicated and they're messy, but we can turn them into something great.


Do I at least get a cigarette and a chance to say my last words?