Jacob Boudreaux: I didn’t want the land. I wanted the satisfaction of besting you. My partners have integrity and vision for our hometown. They’re the only ones who really care about St. Jo. That process just happened to right the wrongs done by you, your father, his father. Who knows how long it’s gone on?
Ralph Angel: Too long, but it’s over now.

Nova: Charley’s at her best when she’s looking for what’s next. Who knows where this will lead her?
Calvin: President Bordelon?
Nova: I wouldn’t put it past her.
Calvin: I wouldn’t put anything past you or any other Bordelon woman at that point. You can achieve anything you want if you set your mind to it. That’s your superpower.

It doesn’t matter how love comes. Rich, poor, man woman, black white, here or the hereafter. It flows its own way, and you’ve got to flow with it.


I know you might want to fit in sometimes, but there ain’t nothing wrong with being different. Just because you were raised different don’t mean that you don’t belong like all them other kids, and don’t forget it.

Ralph Angel

Violet: A disagreement? She’s two days away from the biggest day of her life. What could you possibly disagree with her about that could cause you to not be there?
Micah: She said some things, and I don’t feel comfortable being there with her, and honestly, I don’t think she wants me there.

So you think this is how grown men act? Not showing up for your people?


Nova: I’ve been so disconnected from the way I used to be. I used to be able to hold someone’s hands and understand things.
Calvin: I remember. I don’t think it’s left you. It’s way too deep. It’s a deep part of who you are. It’s not gone. You’ll find it.

I’m not a cop anymore, Nova. I’m not married anymore. There’s no more secrets between us. We’ve both met each other’s families. We’ve lived together. We’re meant to be. This is not the way this story’s supposed to end. I won’t accept it.


You blew off Harvard and stayed here because it was right for you. New York is right for you. You’re going to do big things.


Caring is not just the domain of a biological parent. It’s the domain of every human being who wants to better their community. Our community.


But Dominic, this is your destiny, not mine. This is your path, and you have to follow it. My path leads here.


[about Sandy] She rearranged every room in the house. And if she didn’t move it, she threw it away. But I love every second of it.


Queen Sugar Quotes

The players who got caught with the girl are just kids, coming straight out of high school. No home training, no life skills. We hand them millions of dollars and then say good luck. They marry riffraff. They live wild, now they're messing up our livelihood.


Nova: Be good.
Calvin: I won't tell you the same.
Nova: You know better.