The truth is, your sorry mother ran off and left you.
I'm going to register my name so I can vote, that's what.
Well, What do we have here? Where are you going nigger?
Most people don't have any idea about all the complicated life going on inside a hive. Bees have a secret life we don't know anything about.
T. Ray says this after they return from going to the jail. Lily was beyond upset when she heard her mother just ran off without her.
It changed you, didn't it?
Sometimes, Lily, I'm so angry I wanna kill something.
Rosaleen and Lily were walking around town. Rosaleen to go register to vote. These men came across them and gave Rosaleen a hard time to go vote so she dumped her snuff spit on the mens' shoes.
Come on. Don't mess up your time to live.
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I came over here planning to ask you, for the hundredth time, to marry me.
August is speaking in a metaphor about Life and bees life. This is saying that people are way more complicated than they seem to be on the outside.
After May's death Lily and Zach went down to the river where she died and talked about changing the world and how bad of a world they live in.
At this time May had died and left a note about June just to get married and told everybody her feelings so when the time came and Neil was asking her to marry him. The note May left was going through her head and she accepted to marry him.
May was crying and really threw a fit about Zach getting thrown into jail. This was what really put the last nail on the coffin because after hearing about this she had enough of what was going on in life.