OWN’s Greenleaf – Collected Quotes & .Gifs

There are no quotes from season 1 due to us only covering the premiere and finale.

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In this post, you’ll find quotes from the OWN series Greenleaf, along with a few .gifs.


Season 2

Episode 1

There is a difference between getting past something and never admitting it happened.

Episode 5

“[…] when you see what I can do without any help from you, you’re gonna mourn the pride you could have felt in me when all you had was pity.”

Episode 7

The sparkle depends on the flaws of the diamond.


[…] you just never really know, do you? […] When you’re happy. […] When you really have it, you know? I mean, and you stop to take a picture and then you’re more intent on taking the picture than you are knowing that you have it. Finally, for one moment, you have it.

Episode 11

If we avoided every place where enmity and strife once confounded us, we’d all be stranded where we stand.


I know you know how it is. The Lord moves when He moves. We just do our best to follow at speed.

Episode 12

We got to where we are with the help of God, but we got here slowly, more slowly than some wanted. But that’s how long it took, and I expect justice in this realm will take longer to achieve than most want to. But I’m prepared to practice patience.


Patience doesn’t mean standing still while waiting for something to change. Patience is lovingly guiding people who don’t understand into a greater understanding.


Why do we always have to be the ones who have to circle back once it’s too late? Just this once, can we get it right the first time?

Episode 15

[…] there’s a lot of sex to be had, but it’s never a measure of a woman’s worth.

Season 3

Episode 1

There is a thin line between keeping up appearances and flat-out hypocrisy.
— Lady Mae

Episode 2

I’m walking by faith, […] not by sight.
— James

Episode 3

When you’re as poor as we were, even dreaming’s a luxury.
— James

Episode 5

I don’t know where the pride ends and the weakness begins.
— Grace

Episode 6

You always managed to coax flowers out of the hard ground of fact.
— James

Episode 8

Sympathy is not a currency. It is not to be traded, it is a feeling.
— Mae


Some people got forethought. They got enough sense to move out of the way when a truck is coming. Other people got hindsight. Best they can do is get the license plate number after they got run other. Some people got neither.
— Percy

Episode 9

Happiness isn’t the absence of sadness. It’s living and it’s being in the mystery and the adventure of this life in God’s world with others, with God.
— Bishop James

Episode 11

Secrets have no place in the company of the king.
— Maxine

Season 4

Episode 1

Satan can take a gift that God has given you and use it to hold you in bondage.
— Charity

Episode 2

Without a vision, people will perish.
— James


Watch what a man does not what he says, and you’ll see who he is.
— Phil


In God’s time, there are no transitions. It’s just the steady march to holiness or hell, and every day is a step up or a step-down.
— Mae

Episode 3

I’m not your science experiment. You can’t leave me in a drawer my whole life and then take me out whenever you want and have all the feels.
— AJ


Land is the closest thing to faith.
— James


You left that boy in the dust and hopefully he was asthmatic.
— Nicki

Episode 4

It’s easy to show up and make promises, it’s harder to keep them.
— AJ


I will not tell your secret, but I will not lie for you.
— Sophia

Episode 5

In a house full of sleepwalkers, the one person awake is bound to seem a bit vivid by comparison.
— Lady Mae


It’s the ones that think they’re good you gotta worry about ‘cause they can’t even see their own shadow.
— AJ

Episode 6

Not every son of a preacher’s anointed. Some are just children.
— Phil

Episode 7

You make it so that everybody who loves you doesn’t have a choice.
—Sophia

Episode 8

The poor thing can’t resist a chance to be rude. She thinks it makes her interesting. And, I daresay, it nearly does.
— Mae


She thinks she’s judge and jury. It never occurs to her that’s she’s the accused.
— Charity

Episode 9

If I don’t stay for this, what would I stay for?
— Sophia


You do what’s best for your soul. Everything else is noise.
— Mae

Episode 10

If the best you can do is, ‘It wasn’t my fault’ then it is!
— Bob

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