Power Book II: Ghost Season 1 Episode 1: "The Stranger" Quotes
Simon: Why, Tariq, I had almost given up hope. Is your watch stopped?
Ida: Young African-Americans have a responsibility to be prompt, young man. We must subvert expectations whenever possible.
Tariq: Yes, ma'am. I apologize. I had a family emergency.
Simon: Yeah, well I guess you have thee family emergency these days, don't you? He really is remarkably resilient, wouldn't you say, Ida?
Carrie: You just got here. Why are you in such a hurry to leave?
Tariq: I have to help my grandmother with my baby sister. I have to help my family.
Tameka: Without me, Tariq, your mom is in a lot of trouble. You're gonna need to get her a good attorney. Fast. Someone who doesn't need the truth to win.
Tariq: What lawyer doesn't need the truth to win?
Effie: So, you're not gonna pay me for that?
Tariq: It's nothing personal, Effie. Just business.
You know you owe me, Mr. US Attorney. Now you think about that, okay? I got you this job, and I can take it away.Mak [to Saxe]
Saxe: I need your help!
Tameka: I don't know you.
Saxe: Tameka, please.
Tameka: I don't know you!
Tariq: Killing someone is always a real decision. Even carrying a gun is a real decision. He doesn't want to own up to it, and he's just mad that people hate him for it. But people will always hate you for what you do. You can't care about that.
Lauren: But in the end he's killed because people didn't like how he reacted to his mother's death.
Tariq: People didn't like him because he shot the guy. He was killed because he committed a murder. He knew what he was doing, he knew the consequences. He still pulled that trigger. He did it anyway.
Saxe: Tariq, if you know who your mother's protecting, you tell me.
Tariq: Look man, I don't know, alright? But you know my mother didn't shoot anyone. You know she's innocent. So if you don't fix this, I'm gonna have to tell the cops I saw you at Truth. I don't have a choice.
Look, you may be the first client I've ever said this to, including my own brother. But you need to tell the truth. Right now to me. And tomorrow in court.Davis [to Tasha]