Teresa: If I give these to the DEA she'll never stop hunting us. If I keep these she'll have to think twice. Maybe she'll let us go.
Kelly Anne: It's a big maybe.

Kelly Anne: I graduated law school top of my class. I was going somewhere, then I met Cole. I had this dream of us being a power couple. Wasn't long before I realized that all he wanted me for was to smile and look pretty. It's not so easy to do when you're constantly being told how worthless you are. I'm not a survivor, I'm a fool.
Teresa: We're both here because of the men we loved. When I met Guero, I knew who he was. I knew the risks, but I didn't care.
Kelly Anne: Everyone makes mistakes
Teresa: But not everyone survives them. We will.

Kelly Anne: We're just like Thelma and Louise. You know who that is, right?
Teresa: I'm from Mexico, not the moon.

Camila: You're going to need to drop the charges before it's too late.
Alonzo: Are you threatening me?
Camila: I'm suggesting that you do what's right.

Kill her and burn whatever rat nest she's been hiding in.

Camila

Kelly Anne: I killed my husband. I can't ever take that back. He lied to me, cheated on me, yes, but I took his life. What does that make me?
Teresa: It makes you a survivor.

You should have drug her back by her teeth.

Camila

You can't save her now, James. You crossed me once to protect her, I won't let that happen again.

Camila

Teresa: It's too late, and you need to let me go. I don't want to hurt you, but I will.
Camila: Are you threatening me?
Teresa: You once told me I was a good partner. We were never partners. It's a lie.
Camila: I'm glad you have such a good memory because you remember my words. Remember this, wherever you go, whatever you do, I will hunt you down.

That is one scary bitch.

Kelly Anne

You can't depend on anyone, okay, not even me. You need to do whatever it takes to survive.

Teresa

Teresa: You think it's a mistake bringing him along.
Pote: The lighter the load, the faster you run.
Teresa: You know Camila would have gone after him to get to me.
Pote: If he slows us down it won't matter because we'll all be dead.

Queen of the South Quotes

My name is Teresa Mendoza. I am from Mexico. I was born poor, not that that's bad but take it from me, I've been poor and I've been rich. Rich is better.

Teresa

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

Teresa