Good Trouble Season 2 Episode 12: "Gumboot Becky" Quotes
Callie: What is that?
Wilson: Security footage from Tate's building. I just got it. If he's on it he's going to be very sorry he stepped foot in my house.
Malika: I mean, If you're treated as intellectually less than from day one why would you believe in yourself or bother trying?
Mariana: Even at MIT some of my professors definitely assumed that the white women in my class were smarter than me.
Davia: I don't underestimate my kids. I even took your advice and found a book they could relate to.
Casey: So, you put your boyfriend in charge of your app?
Mariana: Well because he was on the team before Claire.
Casey: And not because you could micromanage him?
I told you. I didn't regret the sacrifices I made for the movement, but I was lying to myself. Look at you and Dom and all the years I missed out on being your dad. Your mom told me I was out there fighting against the destruction of black families, and I was destroying my own. Your mom, I loved her. She made me a better man, a better activist. My family, you were my peace, and you should have been my main purpose.Malika's dad
Why are balls always the measure of a man's strength when we know it's the weakest part of their body? Also the ugliest. No offense.Mariana
Davia: You can't be drinking with Dennis.
Davia: Because he's just really fragile, and you just can't.
Malika: Dennis is a grown-ass man, and he can do what he wants.
Davia: Dennis was just released from the psychiatric hospital because his son died two years ago, and his divorce was just finalized.
Malika: I didn't know.
Davia: No one does. It's why he hasn't been hanging out much lately. He's depressed and spiraling, and adding alcohol to that isn't going to help.
Davia: He also uses sex to numb the pain, so ... .
Malika: We didn't have sex, Davia.
Davia: I know that. Just saying in general. You have to promise to keep it between us.
Malika: I got you.
If we operate like there is only one seat at the table for women, we end up competing rather than collaborating with each other.Casey
Evan: I need your app to fail
Mariana: My app?
Evan: Kendra has convinced the board that the activist app will solve our PR problems. If it fails, then Kendra fails.
Mariana: Can I think about it?
Evan: Of course.
I failed my son. It's my fault. I made him hate me.Wilson
Davia: You wanted to see me?
Dennis: You tell Malika about Jacob? You gave me your word you wouldn't tell anyone, but I don't know why I would believe you. You lie about everything. I should have never have trusted you.
Davia: What are you talking about? When have I ever lied to you?
Dennis: Jeff? I know you didn't break up with him when you told me you did.
Davia: Okay, so what? Why do you care so much about when I broke up with him?
Dennis: I don't. I don't care .
Davia: You want to talk about lying? Your whole life is a lie. You lie to everyone who cares about you by hiding in your pain, making everyone believe that you're just some sort of loser who dropped out of life for no reason.
Dennis: Just leave me alone.
Dennis: Just leave me alone!
Dennis: I want to be alone.
Davia: No, I want to be alone. Bullshit. If you wanted to be alone you wouldn't have moved into the Coterie. What if you try to hurt yourself? What if you succeed? I can't keep enabling you by keeping your secret, making excuses to everyone while you just isolate yourself in here.