We’ve already got more money than we can launder. This is about power. You could have died today.

James

I still owe Teresa my life. She should have killed me for disobeying her, but her heart’s bigger than my balls. No, she’s got nothing to fear from me.

Boaz

James: Sometimes I hardly recognize her anymore.
Kelly Anne: Well, none of us are the same. We’ve just all been through too much and seen too much.
James: Sometimes I miss that girl from Culiacán.
Kelly Anne: You know I was Cole’s doormat for years. The minute I met Teresa I knew we shared something and she helped me realize we were survivors.
James: Yeah, we all are. She’s become something else.
Kelly Anne: She doesn’t want to just survive anymore. She wants to live. So that girl from Culiacán, she’s gone.

If they want to act like gangsters, let’s treat them like gangsters.

Teresa

He’s Boaz. He might be on his best behavior right now, but he’s a ticking time bomb. It’s just a matter of time before the real Pendejo shows up and explodes.

Pote

George: Come on, now. You ain’t still steaming? This is Javier we’re talking about.
Boaz: I miss my primo every day. Teresa didn’t kill him. To be honest, my heart hurts too much to be angry.

James: We’re working in Eastern Europe now? I thought too much money was the problem.
Teresa: The plan is to get too big to fail.
James: How big can we get? The bank’s already refusing our money.
Teresa: Then we’ll buy the bank.

Kelly Anne: I worked so hard to get back into this family. I don’t want to get left behind.
Pote: You are never going to be left behind, okay?

He just has the face of a dumb ass. He’s not as dumb as he appears to be.

Boaz

So it’s true. A woman runs a cartel. It doesn’t say much about the men of Mexico, does it?

Hakim

You know, since the day we met, I’ve been inspired by you. What you’ve been able to accomplish on your own. It’s impressive. Yeah, I’ve built a successful business in Atlanta, but Kostya helped me, and because of that, I will always be under his thumb.

Oksana

Pote: I used to live for the day, but now I can’t stop thinking about the future.
James: If anyone can do it, you can.
Pote: I hope so.

Queen of the South Quotes

George: Come on, now. You ain’t still steaming? This is Javier we’re talking about.
Boaz: I miss my primo every day. Teresa didn’t kill him. To be honest, my heart hurts too much to be angry.

You could say that I am living proof that the American dream is alive and well.

Teresa