The Song – Quotes
I have seen everything done under the sun. Everything is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.
Manager: Until you find heart or inspiration or something to sing about, you’re just going to be David king’s little son.
Rose: I know I deserve better than a guy who dumps me for not sleeping with him but… I’m not sure if I’m going to get it.
Jed’s song: It’s time to give good love a try.
Rose: If you could ask God for anything and you knew He’d say yes… Jed: Wisdom. I’d ask God to make me wise.
Rose to her son: You try to force [the grapes to grow], you’ll get bad grapes. Treat ‘em right, take your time… You treat ‘em right, they’ll let you know.
Shelby: Feeling regret and guilt is like punching yourself in the face. Sure it hurts, but it’s self-inflicted… what you want to do and don’t feel guilty about it.
Ecclesiastes: The wise have eyes in their heads while the fool walks in darkness… [yet in the end, both die].
Jed: What if [God] stops giving me the songs? Shelby: Why? Because he doesn’t like what you’re doing? Look at the world—you really like what He’s doing?!
The heart of fools is in the house of pleasure. The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning.
So I hated life because the work that was done under the sun was grievous to me.
Rose: My only hope is that there’s something bigger in this world. Jed: What if it’s a false hope? Rose: I’ll take it.
Jed to his manager: This isn’t redemption; it’s exploitation.
Jed: When you’re always under bright lights, you can’t see the stars. You forget that someone put them there.
Manager: Do you realize what you are walking away from? Jed: Nothing…that really matters.
Manager: I’ll sue you… [for everything]. Jed: Go ahead. I’ve lost much worse.
Jed: Marrying you is the only smart thing I ever did. You’re enough. You’re a gift from God. All I want is to be your husband.
Jed: Will you forgive me? Rose: It will take a really long time. Jed: Well, I just cleared my schedule for like…forever. And if it takes forever, I’ll be there.