In this post, you’ll find quotes and .gifs collected over the course of July 2018. I hope you enjoy the collection.

Best Of

Guy as he stares down Beatty.

[…] You are defined by what you say “No” to.
— Michael B. Jordan (Per Lacy Rose) – The Hollywood Reporter

Be wary of those who stopped “because of” instead of continued “despite.”
Amari Sali

“There’s so many of us that are in the situations we’re in because there’s nobody to pick up the phone, to hug you, to tell you, to remind you to keep going.
— Mara Brock Akil – The Breakfast Club

Your good plan is not always God’s plan for you.
— Charlamagne Tha God – The Breakfast Club

Whenever you think about somebody’s life and you say ‘I wanna be her,’ you gotta take everything that come along with it. You can’t just take the blessings.
— Sherri Shepherd (Breakfast Club – 7/19/2018)

“You can mature, but don’t change.”
— Marlon Wayans (Breakfast Club – 7/30/2018)

There’s this phase of courtship that I love, I call it “The Cocoon Phase.” Every caterpillar has to go through that moment to become a butterfly and I think every couple needs to go through that phase as well. To forget about the outside world and just focus on what’s happening on the inside.
— Love Is: Season 1/ Episode 3

Love is about daily leaps.
Love Is: Season 1/ Episode 3

I’ve never worked harder in my life and I feel like I’m barely getting by.
– Jane (The Bold Type: Season 2/ Episode 5)

Max standing in front of an image of two of his fellow synths, one being girlfriend Flash, hanging from a tree.

Sometimes where you belong is not where you’re meant to be.
– Max (Humans: Season 3/ Episode 8)

Art, the ability to make it, gives meaning to sadness in a way that many aren’t able to experience.
– Woman in Blue Top Hat (Joanne Boland) [Anne with an E: Season 2/ Episode 7]

[…] there is no straight path in art or life. Sometimes there’s no path at all and one must break down walls and machete their way through the woods to get where they need to go.
– Woman in Blue Top Hat (Joanne Boland) [Anne with an E: Season 2/ Episode 7]

Tell me, and I forget. Teach me, and I remember. Involve me, and I learn.
– Anne (Anne with an E: Season 2/ Episode 10)

Blood makes you related. Loyalty makes you family.
– Zlata (Claws: Season 2/ Episode 5)

“[…] if someone else can love you that much that it hurts them, why doesn’t it bother you that you’re actually hurting yourself?”
– August Alsina (Red Table Talk: Season 1/ Episode 10)

When you’re broke, people are always waiting for you to get past that point. Like it’s a cold you can eventually shake. But it’s hard getting past hungry. It’s hard depending on people. It’s hard being a man in the world and feeling like you’ve got no trinkets to prove it.
– Older Yasir (Love Is: Season 1/ Episode 4)

My demons are not remotely tackled. They’re just mildly concussed.
– Camille (Sharp Objects: Season 1/ Episode 2)

One job ain’t nothing if it don’t lead to another.
— Blanca (Pose: Season 1/ Episode 8)

Angela laying it down that she is making moves best for her, not for her and Nuri.
Angela: I’m sorry, sweetie, but this is business.

It’s not what you want, it’s what you negotiate.
– Angela (Love Is: Season 1/ Episode 6)

Scared money don’t make none.
– Norman (Love Is: Season 1/ Episode 6)

I worked so hard to be who I wanna be, and I can’t even be who I wanna be.
– Angela (Love Is: Season 1/ Episode 6)

Folks like us, we get so used to working all our lives just getting by that we don’t know what to do when getting by ain’t our everyday no more.
– Violet (Queen Sugar: Season 3/ Episode 9)

Representing someone is not the same as endorsing them.
— Alec Berg (The Hollywood Reporter)

The Rest

Relationships got to be a dialog. They can’t be a monologue.
— Omar Epps (Breakfast Club – 7/31/2018)

Trust gives people power over you.
— Elektra (Pose: Season 1/ Episode 8)

If they can’t respect our history. They can’t have our history.
— Queen Sugar: Season 3/ Episode 8

“You know what really sucks about love? Even when you find it – you can’t always have it.”
– Keith (Love Is: Season 1/ Episode 5)

Title card for the movie Rosy.

Right now, everything is open to you, but you’re not choosing anything. You’re just waiting to be chosen.
– James (Rosy)

Great people make you better.
– Whoopi Goldberg (Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind)

Lies are a form of disrespect.
— Blanca (Pose: Season 1/ Episode 7)

You’re upset because you have compassion and integrity. Important qualities to possess as a parent.
— Helena (Pose: Season 1/ Episode 7)

She’s my soul mate. I can’t help what package it comes in or what date is stamped on it.
– Hollywood (Queen Sugar: Season 3/ Episode 7)

When you’re gonna punch someone bigger than you, you get one chance. You have to make it a good one.
Who We Are Now

In tragedy lies opportunity.
– Fred (The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2/ Episode 13)

There’s a thin line between being loved and being used and guilt is the glue that holds that line together.
– Older Yasir (Love Is: Season 1/ Episode 4)

If it’s not part of the solution then maybe it’s part of the problem.
– Pearly (Love Is: Season 1/ Episode 4)

“Sometimes it does take that. It takes something outside of us to give us that hope, to give us, ‘Okay, I wanna reach for that’ You know what I’m saying? In order to get the strength, because guess what? If we had it for ourselves, we wouldn’t even be there!”
– Jada (Red Table Talk: Season 1/ Episode 10)

“It’s not what you’re doing, but how you’re with it. Why you’re doing it is my thing. […] It’s the behavior that’s attached to it.”
– Jada (Red Table Talk: Season 1/ Episode 10)

Blanca waiting for her results from a HIV test.
MJ Rodriguez as Blanca

I been out the game for a minute but I still know how to play it.
– Blanca (Pose: Season 1/ Episode 6)

It’s not what the world holds for you, it is what you bring to it.
– Anne (Anne with an E: Season 2/ Episode 10)

You have a life of such joy before you. Not without hardship. Not without bumps in the road. Be safe with those you trust. But when you do find people to trust, the bond will be that much greater.
– Aunt Josephine (Anne with an E: Season 2/ Episode 7)

[…] if a kiss is such a big idea, then why is it such a small word? It should be long and difficult to say.
– Anne (Anne with an E: Season 2/ Episode 5)

It’s a powerful thing to have done someone wrong when you truly didn’t intend it.
– Marilla (Anne with an E: Season 2/ Episode 4)

All we can do is our best […], regardless of what we know or don’t know.
– Anne (Anne with an E: Season 2/ Episode 3)

I don’t charge for my advice, though it is worth a fortune.
– Rachel (Anne with an E: Season 2/ Episode 1)

One can’t let the perfect be the enemy of good.
– Aunt Lydia (The Handmaids Tale: Season 2/ Episode 12)

Jane checking the internet on how she could check her white privilege.

So you’re all for diversity as long as it doesn’t’ affect you.
– Kat (The Bold Type: Season 2/ Episode 5)

Don’t overthink it. Go with it. Allow yourself to be led because half the time, we don’t know what we’re doing but our heart does.
— Love Is: Season 1/ Episode 3

At a certain point, a good body transcends gender.
– Sabrina Jalees (The Comedy Lineup: Part 1)

I can explain it to you, but I can’t understand it for you.
— Andi Mack: Season 2/ Episode 18

Poverty makes you strong.
— Cesar Millan (Red Table Talk: Season 1/ Episode 9)

You know, that’s the burden of having a parent. They haven’t a clue what they’re doing and every mistake they make chips away at us. As we get older, we got to glue the pieces back together and we can blame them, but here’s the thing: They’re human. They make mistakes.
– Pray Tell (Pose: Season 1/ Episode 5)

I am not trapped in this life, I choose it.
– Patty (Pose: Season 1/ Episode 5)

Comedy is tragedy sped up.
— Kristin Chenoweth (BUILD Series)

Black people get it lit, white people get it litigated.
— Charlagmagne tha God (Breakfast Club – 7/19/2018)

Miss Stacy noting how Anne should write her essay.
Ms. Stacy: It doesn’t have to be long, but it has to be meaningful.


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