In this post, you’ll find quotes collected from the OWN series: David Makes Man. I hope you enjoy the quotes collected.


Season 2

Episode 1

You’re in there somewhere. It’s sweet when you come out.
— Nicole

Episode 5

It’s like you always have something else to do or some further goal in your mind instead of just enjoying what’s around you.
— Tare

Episode 7

You know why most people drown? It’s because to the person standing on the shore, it looks like they’re having fun.
— Shella


Promises get broken. Toys and mirrors and clocks get broken. Bread get broken. Not people. People get hurt. And then they get healed.
— Mx Elijah

Episode 8

You want your outside world to look different without changing anything on the inside.
— Dr. Halloway


I’m not trying to hurt you, but I have to point out the hurt that I see.
— Dr. Halloway

Episode 10

“We can be big and scared, as long as we clear about what we scared of.”
— David

Season 1

Episode 3

“He wasn’t where I was from. He was worried where I was going.”
— David

Episode 6

You gotta choose or you drown.
— Sky


Some days, it feels like staying alive is more important than staying clean.
— Gloria

Episode 7

Ain’t no need to be a lion to a lamb.
— Sky


You can’t save everyone. Sometimes you got to give people they problems right back to them.
— Mx. Elijah

Episode 8

Never apologize for asking a favor from those who can help.
—Representative Reed


I’m trying to live and you worry about me being shamed?
— David

Episode 10

“I will come out this Maybelline and show you she born with it!”
– Mx. Elijah



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