Queen Sugar Quotes
Micah, you have to celebrate your wins. After everything you’ve been through, we’ve been through, we deserve a victory lap.Charley
Micah: I didn’t decide this because of Keke. If anything, I decided this because of you. Watching you these past few months bridging communities and fighting for what’s right. That’s what I want to do. That’s what I want my work to be about.
Charley: Great! Great. Go to Harvard. Get a degree and start a business that puts jobs into the hands of our people which is what they need, not more pretty pictures.
You’re responsible for unleashing this demon, the least you can do is help me leash it.Violet
Ralph Angel: What are you doing here, Nova?
Nova: I heard you’re handing out second chances, thought I’d try my luck.
Nice house, Jimmy. I see, you the one who had to clean up to come see me cause you know you ain’t nothing, never been nothing. This your life. Your prime over, and all you’ve got is nasty words. I won. I got the good life. I got the money. I got the house. I got the business, I got the respect, love, and you got nothing. You’re just an old, worn down dog. You ain’t shit. Never have been.Violet
Violet: This belongs to you, not me.
Jimmy Dale: Am I supposed to feel something?
Violet: You need to carry the burden of what you did, not me.
Charley: Now, I can handle losing a race fair and square but this isn’t that.
Prosper: And it also ain’t nothing new. Just a new twist on an old trick. Now if it’s a matter of getting souls to the polls, we do it the old fashioned way. We put together a phone tree, get the word out to everybody we know. And I’ve already talked to Pastor Martinez about getting some of his members to put together a transportation schedule and we can arrange pick up times and locations to maximize the turnout. We’re not going to just lay down and die.
It ain’t about looking back, it never is. It’s about the here and now. Breaking bad cycles. Looking forward. No more secrets.Violet
Sorry to offend your Daughters of the Confederacy sensibilities but I just shook the family tree. I’m not responsible for who falls out of it.Charley
I realized something. I ain’t got to worry about the Landrys bringing us down. I’ve got to worry about enemies, for what? When I’ve got a sister like Nova Bordelon right here.Ralph Angel
Micah: Mom, I’m not going to Harvard. I’m going to Xavier University here in NOLA.
Charley: Wait. What are you talking about? Xavier’s not even on our list.
Micah: I made my own list. I’m going to study art and political science and pursue a career in photography.
I have been in the fight of my life in what shouldn’t even be a contest all because this country is set up to benefit the people like the Boudreauxs and now you’re being offered a tool to help level the field for all of us and you decide to just throw it away. How dare you, Micah.Charley