Maria quotes

You know how Sister Berta always makes me kiss the floor after we've had a disagreement? Well, lately I've taken to kissing the floor whenever I see her coming, just to save time.

Knowing how nervous I must have been - a stranger in a new household, knowing how important it was for me to feel accepted, it was so kind and thoughtful of you to make my first moments here so warm... and happy and... pleasant.

...the first three notes just happen to be, Do-Re-Mi. Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol[pronounced So]-La-Ti, oh let's see if I can make it easier.
[singing] Doe, a deer, a female deer, Ray, a drop of golden sun
Me, a name I call myself, Far, a long, long way to run
Sew, a needle pulling thread, La, a note to follow Sol
Tea, a drink with jam and bread, that will bring us back to Do...

[singing] When you know the notes to sing, you can sing most any thing.

Reverend Mother always says when the Lord closes a door, somewhere he opens a window.

I can't seem to stop singing wherever I am. And what's worse, I can't seem to stop saying things - anything and everything I think and feel

There were times when we would look at each other, oh Mother I could hardly breathe.

Oh, no, sir. I'm sorry, sir. I could never answer to a whistle. Whistles are for dogs and cats and other animals, but not for children and definitely not for me. It would be too... humiliating.

Sorry Sir, I don't know your signal.

Yes, well the children were scared of the thunderstorm and... You did, sir

The poor didn't want this one.

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