Kevin: You know, Mom once took me to get an autographed John Smiley baseball card. I think John Smiley had a crush on Mom.
Randall: Everyone had a crush on Mom.

I thought I was going to lose you that day, after the birth of the first child when you started crashing, and I think you felt it too. A voice in my head said, 'You're gonna lose the mother. Save the children.' But you survived. And then you lost a baby and a husband... but look what you made of it all.

Dr. K

Rebecca: I spent my whole life worrying about them, wondering what else I can do. And now...
Dr: K: There is nothing left to do. So you trust the process and you drink a vesper.

Randall: Old life, new life. It's so strange, the dichotomy. You know?
Beth: Not really. But I married you so I wouldn't have to know all the big words.

Randall: How're you doing?
Beth: I said what I need to say. I'm at peace and I hope she is too.

So much of being a mom is faking it. We don't know what the hell we're doing. Not when they're young and not when they're older. So we fake it. I had a good mom, but it was complicated. I just want to say that all of these years, while I was faking it, I was doing my best impression of you.

Beth

Randall: We're all just waiting, laughing, eating Chinese. Is this even right?
Deja: I don't think there are any rules for any of this.

I'm waiting for someone. My father always said he'd take me on a train like this someday, where we wear tuxedos and vespers. I have no idea what vespers are.

Rebecca

Toby: Permission to overstep as your ex-husband and the co-parent of our children?
Kate: Permission granted.
Toby: You are what the kids call a 'baller' in every sense of the word. You are creating the arts curriculum for the freaking state of California, for God's sake, all while being a mother. But when you get around your brothers, you get unsteady. I don't get it.
Kate: Yeah. Neither do I.
Toby: Your mother chose you for a reason.

Hey Kate. How you feeling? You're okay. Thank God you're okay. You're smiling at Mama. Oh, Kate, you knew exactly what Mama needed.

Rebecca

You know, Phil, I've been part of this family for 30 years and yes, sometimes I blow off steam because I need a break from all the feelings and the speeches and them always trying to move someone into your damn house. Being part of this family is the biggest blessing but also the biggest burden.

Beth

This is not our mom. She always knew exactly what each one of us needed. I understand her shutting us down and what her wishes were. But she couldn't have imagined what this would have felt like, how deep the need would be to do what is right by what's left of her.

Randall

This Is Us Quotes

So much of being a mom is faking it. We don't know what the hell we're doing. Not when they're young and not when they're older. So we fake it. I had a good mom, but it was complicated. I just want to say that all of these years, while I was faking it, I was doing my best impression of you.

Beth

Rebecca: I spent my whole life worrying about them, wondering what else I can do. And now...
Dr: K: There is nothing left to do. So you trust the process and you drink a vesper.