Claire Quotes in Proof
CLAIRE: Did you use that conditioner I bought you?
CATHERINE: No, shit, I forgot.
CLAIRE: It’s my favorite. You’ll love it, Katie. I want you to try it. […] It has jojoba […] It’s something they put in for healthy hair.
CATHERINE: Hair is dead […] It’s dead tissue. You can’t make it healthy.
CLAIRE: It makes my hair feel, look, and smell good. That’s the extent of my information about it. You might like it if you decide to use it.
CATHERINE: I know you mean well. I’m just not sure what I want to do. I mean to be honest you were right yesterday. I do feel a little confused. I’m tired. It’s been a pretty weird couple of years. I think I’d like to take some time to figure things out.
CLAIRE: You could do that in New York.
CATHERINE: And I could do it here.
CLAIRE: But it would be much easier for me to get you set up in an apartment in New York, and—
CATHERINE: I don’t need an apartment, I’ll stay in the house.
CLAIRE: We’re selling the house.
CLAIRE: Living here with him didn’t do you any good. You said that yourself.
You had so much talent…
CATHERINE: You think I’m like Dad.
CLAIRE: I think you have some of his talent and some of his tendency toward…instability.
CLAIRE: […] You wrote this incredible thing and you didn’t tell anyone?
CATHERINE: I’m telling you both now. After I dropped out of school I had nothing to do. I was depressed, really depressed, but at a certain point I decided, Fuck it, I don’t need them. It’s just math, I can do it on my own. So I kept working here. I worked at night, after Dad had gone to sleep. It was hard but I did it. […]
CLAIRE: Catherine, I’m sorry but I just find this very hard to believe.