Norman Bates quotes

Gee, I'm sorry I didn't hear you in all this rain. Go ahead in, please.

Nobody ever stops here anymore unless they've done that. There's no sense dwelling on our losses. We just keep on lighting the lights and following the formalities.

Well the, uh, mattress is soft, and there's hangers in the closet and stationery with 'Bates Motel' printed on it, in case you want to make your friends back home feel envious.

A boy's best friend is his mother. Note: ranked #56 in the American Film Institute's list of the top 100 movie quotations in American cinema.

Are you sure you wouldn't like to stay just a little while longer? Just for talk?

[affably] Dirty night.

Hate the smell of dampness, don't you? It's such a, I don't know, creepy smell.

A hobby should pass the time, not fill it.

I don't set a fancy table, but my kitchen's awful homey.

Oh, we have twelve vacancies. Twelve cabins, twelve vacancies. They, uh, they moved away the highway.

I think I must have one of those faces you can't help believing.

Well I'm not a fool. And I'm not capable of being fooled! Not even by a woman.

She might have fooled me, but she didn't fool my mother.

Well, a son is a poor substitute for a lover.

I don't even much bother with, uh, guests registering anymore. You know, one by one, you drop the formalities. I shouldn't even bother changing the sheets but old habits die hard.

Mother! Oh God, mother! Blood! Blood!

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