Noah: You ain't give me no choice. Rosalee, you treated me like a slave!
Rosalee: No.
Noah: You just like your father.

You was willing to sacrifice our family for yours!


Harriet: What you doing in here?
Cato: Ain't this Ms. Georgia room?
Harriet: That it is.
Cato: You cargo, too?
Harriet: Naw, I just tidy up from time to time for Ms. Georgia. Now that's two questions of yours I answered and I only asked you one.

Cato: What happened to you?
Elizabeth: They shot my husband in the head right in front of me. The world made sense, and then in the blink of the eye, it didn't. I'm still grieving and I'm still furious.
Cato: That ain't all though is it? Now you know something you can't unknow. Something niggas been knowing for a long time. All that sadness and anger in the world... ain't nothing that compare to the--
Elizabeth: Fear. It's the only thing that's been constant since they shot John. The idea that they could...knowing that they can do, have done and will do what they want.
Cato: That kind of fear can't sit, and it only has two places to go...
Elizabeth: In...or out. I'm not sure which is better.
Cato: Pull it in then push it out. Get so scared you gotta scare them back. Become the monster that came to eat you.

Cato: There's this woman. She was sweeping floors, but she matches the description of Harriet.
Patty: She's the most notorious slave stealer there is, and you think she is sweeping floors in her down time?

James: Now I'm my own massa.
Noah: That's right. So now you got to figure out what kind of man you gon be. Think of the choices you gon make cause every one of them got consequences

Elizabeth: He kidnapped me and tied me to a tree.
Georgia: And I wish that hadn't happened to you. I do, but it could have been worse, a lot worse. You walked out of those woods alive but if it had been me...You wanted to know why I pass? It's because a sense of safety transforms the spirit. Look, it's got you thinking you're invincible.
Elizabeth: That's not fair.
Georgia: Maybe not, but any retaliation threatens the safety of the runaways who come through our station and that has to be our priority.

A friend of a friend sent me.


Suzanna: No matter where you go, my catchers will catch you. Drag you back.
Rosalee: Nobody gon be dragged back here. Ain't gon be no place to come back to.

Elizabeth: You're not the only one who heard rumors, Laney. I've heard a few about you and Max Collins, Trevor Forrest, and I can't remember the name of the French masseuse.
Laney: So, what, you're going to tell Dan unless I give you a donation?
Elizabeth: I am. I'm going to threaten to tell him every month when I come back for another donation. I think there's a good person in there, Laney. I think you need help finding her.

I ain't leaving this plantation with you still breathing.

Noah [to Bill]

August: I just wanted to teach him something, but I ain't never got...I ain't never had nothing. Ain't have nothing to...
Ernestine: Don't matter what we got or don't, for we got to give it all to 'em. They'll always be our babies. Time don't get to take that away. We don't even get that right, no matter how hard we fail at it. Maybe, the only way to fail them is to give up on it altogether.

Underground Quotes

Slave Catcher: We got three runaways. You wanna pay us for one?
Rosalee: You ain't got nothing yet.

Slave Catcher: [to Rosalee] Make another move, and I'll shoot your head clean off.
Harriet: I could say the same. My arms are mighty tired, and I aim to end this quick.