Best KDrama Quotes | Korean Drama Quotes (2024)

Korean dramas, or K-dramas, have captured the hearts of viewers around the world with their relatable characters, heart-wrenching storylines, and thought-provoking quotes. 

From romance to comedy, K-dramas are known for their ability to leave a lasting impression on their audiences. 

The words of wisdom spoken by the characters in these dramas have become some of the most memorable and inspiring quotes. 

Whether you’re a die-hard K-drama fan or new to the genre, these quotes are sure to touch your heart and uplift your spirit. 

In this blog, we will be highlighting some of the best KDrama quotes that have become a source of comfort and motivation for many. Get ready to be inspired!

Best KDrama Quotes

"Once is a mistake, but after the second time, it's called a habit." ― Blind, 2022

"If you keep bottling up your emotions, you'll get sick. You need to relieve yourself regularly to stay healthy." ― Hometown Cha Cha Cha, 2021

"Let's do fun things together from time to time. Let's suffer together when we're in pain." ― Twenty Five Twenty One, 2022

"Cheer Up. Do your Best"The more I hear them, the more demotivated I feel. I'm already doing my best with everything I have. I'm supposed to do better than my best? How much more and how? It makes me feel pessimistic." ― Today's Webtoon, 2022

"Look around yourself closely, and you'll realize that you're surrounded by many precious things." ― Hometown Cha Cha Cha, 2021

"Putting up with the pain isn't always good. If you’re in pain, scream. Otherwise, no one will know.” “Aren’t you scared? Of death. To be honest, I was afraid. But you see, life scares me even more.” ― Nurse Seo (If You Wish Upon Me, 2022)

"When somethings yours, you just know. Does your heart pound when you get paid? No, because it's yours. But when it's not yours and you know it's not, but you think you might get it if things work out... That's when your heart starts pounding." ― My Liberation Notes, 2022

"All that pain that does not kill you will only make you stronger." ― Alchemy of Souls, 2022

"A family is the most unreasonable human relationship and upsets you the most. You didn't even get to choose it, but there's so much responsibility" ― If You Wish Upon Me, 2022

"Do not try to force your feet into a pair of shoes that don't fit." ― Run On, 2020

"You need to taste nice things so you get the drive to succeed. And take note of this... There's no age limit to success." ― On Dollar Lawyer, 2022

"Why would you endure it when it's unfair? When it's unfair, you must fix it and not endure it." ― Bad Prosecutor, 2022

"There are times when timing is more than important than the decision itself." ― Today's Webtoon, 2022

"When humans are born, their mothers, fathers, and sometimes their siblings bless them. But we all pass away alone. Isn’t that too lonely? It’s the last moment when people need each other." ― Mr. Kang (If You Wish Upon Me, 2022)

"What looks happy from a distance may be tragic up close." ― Big Mouth, 2022

"If we fail again, I want us to fail in a new way, instead of failing for the same reasons." ― Head Coach Yoon Seong Bok (Stove League, 2019)

"Colleagues are supposed to learn from each other. To grow." ― Extraordinary Attorney Woo, 2022

"You shouldn't whine about what you don't have. You should be thankful for what you have. That's how you make progress." ― Witch At Court, 2017

"How precious the things that I take for granted actually are. And how valuable everyday life is. I'm not trying to achieve something new and great here. For some people what's ordinary to us isn't ordinary at all." ― Start-up, 2020

"When you're going through a lot, you should eat well." ― Our Beloved Summer, 2021

"What may be easy for one person can be something difficult for another." ― Hometown Cha Cha Cha, 2021

"They're strangers to me but they think they know me and judge me so easily. Isn't that funny?" ― Our Beloved Summer, 2021

"It's hard, but sometimes it's easier to let go than hold on." ― Hotel Del Luna, 2022

"Don't waste your energy on useless matters. Start running at full speed when you can put your talent to use." ― Taxi Driver, 2021

"You shouldn't judge people based on a hunch." ― Hometown Cha Cha Cha, 2022

"I won’t get disappointed. If you do well, I would be grateful. If you fail, I’d be grateful that you tried." ― Nam Hong Joo (While You Were Sleeping) 

"Without love, education or a successful career are meaningless. When you love someone, you share the joy felt by the other and also their worries." ― Moonshine, 2021

"Crying doesn’t mean you’re weak. A truly strong person is someone who makes sure they don’t hurt people who are weaker than them." ― My ID is Gangnam Beauty, 2018

"Learn to stand on your own two feet. Everyone lives their own lives. You can’t expect anyone to solve your problem." ― Jung Joon Hyun (Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo, 2017) 

"If you're having a rough time and you feel upset, just cry. Don't hold it back. It's okay" ― Racket Boys, 2021

"Living according to common sense will get us halfway. So don't over do it and live by your name and common sense." ― Gaus Elextronics, 2022

"A country can survive even after war. A country can also survive disease and poverty. But a country without justice...will not be able to survive in the end" ― Again My Life, 2022

"If you say that it won't work, then it really won't. But you tell yourself it will, then it'll work out miraculously. There are a lot of things that can change depending on how you think." ― Thirty But Seventeen, 2018

"A truly good dream makes you feel happy and appreciate your reality when you wake up" ― Yumi Cells, 2021

"There are three types of people in the world. One, those who do their job. Two, those who just try. Three, those who don't." ― Cheer Up, 2022

"For a flower to blossom, she needs to feel the wind and face the rain too." ― Hotel Del Luna, 2019

"There's a reason for everything, and you can solve anything if there's a will. Despite that, if you can't find a reason, perhaps you are meant to let it go." ― More Than Friends, 2020

"Nothing will change if you keep avoiding challenges." ― My ID is Gangnam Beauty, 2018

"The longer the wandering, the less confident it is. It’s difficult, but you have to decide. Only then you will overcome it. You can do it." ― Startup, 2020

"Once the fog lifts, the view will become clear. If you have a destination, you will reach it someday. No matter how long it takes." ― The King's Affection, 2021

"Even if the first clinic you go to doesn't suit you, don't lose hope. Please give it another chance and visit a few more." ― You Are My Spring, 2021

"The one who has more should naturally help the one who has less. It’s also natural the strong to protect the weak. That’s how the world should be." ― The Bride of Habaek, 2017

"You should stay away from doing something you will be sorry about." ― Still 17, 2017

"Even in the face of death, there is a thing that doesn't let you only think about yourself. It's family." ― Hi Bye, Mama!, 2020

"Regardless of how well you study, if you don't know what you do wrong or how to apologize that is also no use." ― School 2013, 2012

"The moment you think you can do it, you find a way. The moment you give up, you start to look for excuses. " ― Dr. Romantic, 2016

"In this world, I’m most thankful to people who believe in others. If people believe in you, you feel stronger." ― Good Doctor, 2013

"Learn to stand on your own two feet. Everyone lives their own lives. You can’t expect anyone to solve your problem." ― Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo, 2016

"Everything does pass. Even things that seems like a big deal will pass. So being able to endure it while it is passing by is the strength" ― School 2013, 2012

"Waking up well, eating well, working well and getting good rest. And if you sleep well at night, that's what you call a really good life." ― When the Weather Is Fine, 2020

"When you have lot on your mind, silence is the best companion." ― Record of Youth, 2020

"Before you find what you want, you should learn to think and understand in other people's shoes." ― So I Married an Anti-fan, 2021

"It doesn't matter even if you collapse or fail everyday. When that happens, tell yourself this. "You're doing well." You're the most magnificent star in your life. That is, if you refuse to give up and get back on your feet once again." ― Hello, Me!, 2021

Best Korean Drama Quotes

"When you come across a stone in your path, the weak would say it’s an obstacle, but the strong would call it a stepping stone." ― My Strange Hero, 2018

"No matter what’s making you suffer right now, things will settle and pass eventually. Hang in there until then, and you’ll find yourself stronger." ― Mystic Pop-Up Bar, 2020

"Same path doesn't always lead to same destination" ― Good Manager, 2017

"Your best source of protection isn't a gun or a sword. It's your brain. Don't forget that." ― Vincenzo, 2021

"No matter how hard we try, we can't change our past. We can't undo our mistakes or the things that we regret." ― Sisyphus: The Myth, 2021

"Don't just look at what you want to see and listen to what you want to hear." ― Law School, 2021

"People act two different ways when they are hurt. People who cover up and hide the wound and let it fester and people who show their wounds and grow like trees." ― Love Alarm 2, 2021

"Delicate and sensitive individuals should live happy lives. Those who are polite shouldn't be looked down on." ― Run On, 2020

"If you have a dream, you can always start again." ― Doctor John, 2019

Short Korean Quotes

"You can make it. Good luck!" ― True Beauty, 2020

"If you don't speak up,no one can help you." ― Do You Like Brahms? 2020

"Friendship is what makes a life." ― One Dollar Lawyer, 2022

"You can't do everything you want in life." ― Cheer Up, 2022

"Keep your spirits up. You're doing a great job." ― Record of Youth, 2020

Sad KDrama Quotes

"Time doesn't heal all wounds." ― Startup, 2020

"Aren’t you scared? Of death. To be honest, I was afraid. But you see, life scares me even more." ― Yoon Gyeo Rye (If You Wish Upon Me, 2022)

"I'm exhausted. I don't know when it all started to go wrong, but i'm exhausted. Every relationship feels like work. Every moment that I'm awake feels like work." ― My Liberation Notes, 2022

"I'm not unhappy but I'm not happy either." ― My Liberation Notes, 2022

"The most often said lie is- I'm okay." ― Link, 2022

"I miss the way I used to be when I was bright and happy." ― My Mister, 2018

KDrama Motivational Quotes

"You shouldn't worry too much just because you can't be sure what's ahead. I'm positive everything will eventually work out well for you ." ― Welcome to Waikiki, 2018

"Stop worrying over uncertainty. Worry about tomorrow, tomorrow. Fight it when it's in your face." ― The Heirs, 2013

"I thought it was all over once the petals fall off. But after the petals fall, there is another fruit that blooms." ― Reply 1988, 2015

"Hang in there, and everything shall pass." ― You Are My Spring, 2021

"As long as you are alive, nothing is over." ― Another Miss Oh, 2016

"Dear future me, it’s okay if you didn’t turn out the way I wanted, because I’m still the one who loves and roots for you the most." ― Hello, Me!, 2021

"Failure means you should try again." ― Tomorrow, 2022

"It made me realize that the last person I have to save is me. That in the end, we are the only ones who can save ourselves." ― Koo Ryeon (Tomorrow, 2022)

KDrama Quotes About Life

"The pain we're experiencing right now is just a step we need to go through to accept more things later on in life." ― The Flower of Evil, 2020

"Is your life theirs or yours? No matter what people say, you should always be on your own side" ― Tomorrow, 2022

"Pain is the essence of life. It's a living human's fate to struggle and move forward in spite of that pain." ― Tomorrow, 2022

"Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get before you open it." ― Reply 1988, 2015

"In life, even if you miss out on happiness, as long as you have that one person who will look for happiness with you, your life will be worth living." ― 18 Again, 2020

"That's how life is. It seems to go well and then stabs you in the back." ― My Liberation Notes, 2022

"Even if life gives you trials, do not be sad or angry. Your heart lives in the future. Your present is sad. Everything is a short moment. What passed, and what’s passing now…will be cherished in the future." ― While You Were Sleeping, 2017

"If your decision is to give up and call it done, nobody’s gonna blame you. But if you do so, you will look back on that moment for the rest of your life." ― Dr. Romantic, 2016

"Stop worrying about what others think. It'll make your life more enjoyable. Just be yourself." ― Hospital Playlist, 2020

"Life is all about mentality. If you’re scared,you’ll achieve nothing. All we have to do is just give it our best shot." ― Mystic Pop-Up Bar, 2020

Because This is My First Life Quotes

"Words are born from people's mouths and die in their ears. But some words don't die. They go into peopl'e hearts and survive." ― Because This Is My First Life, 2017

"Words are born from people's mouths and die in their ears. But some words don't die. They go into peopl'e hearts and survive." ― Because This Is My First Life, 2017

Goblin KDrama Quotes

"Do you know what happens to humans who are worse than beasts? They face judgment by an infuriated God." ― Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, 2016

"Nothing good comes out of one knowing about their own death." ― Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, 2016

"We should watch where we place our feet before we take a step and always know where we're headed." ― Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, 2016

"Everything is regrettable in front of death." ― Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, 2016

Descendants of the Sun Quotes

"Protecting beauties, elders, and children is my rule." ― Descendants of the Sun, 2016

"I do not have the skills to explain the things of the heart." ― Seo Dae Young (Descendants of the Sun, 2016)

"I fight for life. But your fight .. is to protect others through death." ― Kang Mo Yeon (Descendants of the Sun, 2016)

"Guns are not like dogs. They don’t recognize their owners. If I shoot, you’ll get shot." ― Yoo Si Jin (Descendants of the Sun, 2016)

"Love compels us to do things for others that they can do themselves." ― Yoo Si Jin (Descendants of the Sun, 2016)

"You can’t be happy if you have regrets." ― Seo Dae Young (Descendants of the Sun, 2016)

"Don’t feel embarrassed just because I found out that you like me. Even so, it doesn’t change that I like you more." ― Yoo Si Jin (Descendants of the Sun, 2016)

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