Scared, huh. I ain't never gonna be scared no more. I was though. For a while it looked as though we was beat, good and beat. Looked like we didn't have nobody in the whole wide world but enemies. Like nobody was friendly no more. Made me feel kind a bad and scared too. Like we was lost and nobody cared.
Nunnally Johnson (1897–1977), U.S. screenwriter, and John Ford. Ma Joad (Jane Darwell), The Grapes of Wrath, replying to her son Al (O.Z. Whitehead) who asks if she's scared, as the Joads head off in search of work (1940).