“Don’t let what he wants eclipse what you need. He’s very dreamy, but he is not the sun. You are.” – Season 2, Episode 16

“If you want crappy things to stop happening to you, then stop accepting crap and demand something more.” – Season 2, Episode 12

“The only way to survive is to know you’re in a war. So you’re against everybody, and, sooner or later, they’ll stop hitting and start respecting.” – Season 3, Episode 15

“I am a shark. Sharks don’t swim, they attack. Royalties swim.” – Season 4, Episode 2

“Have some fire. Be unstoppable. Be a force of nature. Be better than anyone here, and don’t give a damn what anyone thinks.” – Season 5, Episode 19

“Sometimes the bravest thing you can do is to keep going when you really want to give up.” – Season 6, Episode 1

“I’m good at what I do. I am better than most of the men here. I’m going to run circles around you all.” – Season 6, Episode 6

“Being aware of your crap and actually overcoming your crap are two very different things.” – Season 7, Episode 12

“You know how surgeons often have a signature move? I want my signature move to be saving lives.” – Season 8, Episode 1

“Don’t feel sorry for me. I’ll kill you.” – Season 9, Episode 13

“It’s good to be scared. It means you still have something to lose.” – Season 9, Episode 24 SELF-RESPECT QUOTES IN LOVE

“You have to push and pull. You have to fight for what you want.” – Season 10, Episode 1

“If you want to excel in surgery, you have to be willing to give up sleep, working, weekends, holidays. And if you can’t hack it, get the hell out. Don’t waste my time.” – Season 10, Episode 2

“I know what it’s like to be afraid of your own mind.” – Season 11, Episode 11

“Sometimes the past is something you just can’t let go of. And sometimes the past is something we’ll do anything to forget.” – Season 11, Episode 22

“I am a grown-ass woman. I should be in charge of my own destiny.” – Season 12, Episode 3

“If you want to change the world, you have to be the kind of man who can make that happen.” – Season 12, Episode 15

“We have to dance it out. That’s how we finish.” – Season 13, Episode 24

“If you’re not striving for something, you become stagnant.” – Season 14, Episode 2

“The only way to get through a surprise is to feel all the feels and just get through it.” – Season 14, Episode 6

“Don’t feel guilty if you don’t know what you want to do with