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100 Best Quotes from Insecure

We’re not being aggressively passive when we say we’re talking about the best quotes from Insecure because we can’t get enough of this hysterical Emmy nominated series!

Insecure is a comedy-drama series created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore. The series follows two modern-day black women who manage their friendship while dealing with their many insecurities, careers, and romantic relationships.

The show has been praised for its witty humor and relatability, namely with the main character’s awkward moments. And with the release of the series’ final season, it’s time to dive into the best quotes from the series.

Here’s the scoop on Insecure quotes!

1. “Black women aren’t bitter. They’re just tired of being expected to settle for less.” –  Issa

2. “I used to keep a journal to vent. Now I just write raps.”  –  Issa

Issa Rae as Issa dee insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

3. “Like, I spent my entire 20s with a dude that I’m not even gonna end up with.”  –  Issa

4. “I get that, but isn’t it our job to make things work even when it’s difficult?” –  Issa

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

5. “I’ve been here five years and they think I’m the token with all the answers.”  –  Issa

6. “B*tch, you’re right. I don’t have time for the bullshit anymore.” – Issa

Issa Rae as Issa dee insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

7. “It’s petty to judge her, and I don’t want to be petty.” –  Issa

8. “You know what that is? It’s growth.” – Kelli

9. “Okay, listen, I promise Jesus isn’t conspiring against you and your p**sy. – Issa

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter
insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

10. “I know what that shit means. But being aggressively passive is what I do best.”  –  Issa

11. “I feel like he was just checking off his boxes. Get into a relationship, check.” – Molly

12. “He sounds kind of like you.” – Issa

Y'lan Noel as Daniel King and Issa Rae as Issa dee insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

13. “You only listen to me because I make you feel better about you.” – Molly

14. “I made a mistake, but at least I can see the shit that I do wrong.”  –  Issa

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter
Insecure (2016-2021)

15. “It would just be great to show the kids that there’s beauty in their own backyard.” –  Issa

16. “Have you noticed Molly the common denominator in all your can’t find a man bullsh*t is you?”  –  Issa

Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

17. “Right, because everyone automatically listens to a woman when she opens her mouth.” -Molly

18. “Well, I mean, you’re still 29. You got one more year.” – Molly

19. “I’m sorry for not being who you expected me to be. Who I expected me to be.” -Lawrence

Amanda Seales as Tiffany DuBois
and Natasha Rothwell as Kelli Prenny insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

20. “My whole life is about how shit affects others, okay? My job, my boyfriend, you.  –  Issa

21. “You gotta f*ck a lot of frogs to get a good frog.” – Molly

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

22. “B*tch, of course, I want my man back. What the f*ck? I was lying.” -Issa

23. “The whole point of saying Malibu is to not lie.” – Molly

24. “Well, at the time, I thought I was not lying.”  –  Issa

Issa Rae as Issa dee insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

25. “Malibu. You stupid.” – Molly

26. “Malibu. Shut the fuck up.”  –  Issa

27. “Malibu? I’m f*cking confused.”  –  Issa

Y'lan Noel as Daniel King and Issa Rae as Issa dee insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

28. “F*ck feeling feelings.” – Issa

29. “I’m Molly, and I’m on molly, so that means I’m Molly-squared!” -Molly

Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter
Insecure (2016-2021)

30. “You said we have a lot in common. Ahmal, did you call mom back?”  –  Issa

31. “Nah.” – Ahmal

Issa Rae as Issa dee insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

32. “Me neither. See?” – Issa

33. “That’s not the saying. Or any saying.”  –  Issa

Natasha Rothwell as Kelli Prenny insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

34.“Y’all know I wished for d**k!” – Kelli

35. “You were just an itch I needed to scratch.” -Issa

Sarunas J. Jackson as Alejandro 'Dro' Peña insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

36. “I will always…let you buy a lotion pump.”  –  Issa

37. “You know how long I’ve been waiting to hear you say that?” – Lawrence

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Jay Ellis as Martin Lawrence Walker insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

38. “Don’t smile. You ain’t getting no milk.” – Jared

39. “I’ve been thinking about getting a nose ring.” – Lawrence

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter
Insecure (2016-2021)

40. “Stud or hoop?”  –  Issa

41. “It don’t matter as long as it’s gold.” – Lawrence

Issa Rae as Issa dee insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

42. “Yeah, maybe she should lower them like I did.”  –  Issa

43. “From who, your middle school Crips?” – Molly

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter
Insecure (2016-2021)

44. “Don’t nobody want yo Steve Harvey box set.” -Issa

45. “One day I looked up and my d**k meter was all the way on E.” -Molly

Issa Rae as Issa dee, Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter, Amanda Seales as Tiffany DuBois, and Natasha Rothwell as Kelli Prenny
Insecure

46. “Oh, so now y’all wanna be woke when a b*tch been an alarm clock since day one? Well, beep beep, motherf*ckers!”- Issa

47. “Issa, why are we in 1997 Inglewood?” – Molly

Issa Rae as Issa dee insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

48. “We are not about to be the Black couple fighting in Rite-Aid.” -Issa

49. “Okay. Don’t be mad. I thought we going straight to Coachella when we got here, so I took an edible.” -Kelli

50. “I’m with Molly on with this one. We have to do better! We can’t just leave it all up to Chadwick Boseman.” -Tiffany

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter
Insecure (2016-2021)

51. “We need to decide whether we’re friends who don’t have sex or acquaintances who just have sex. Because anything otherwise is a little muddy, and I need boundaries.” -Molly

52. “I don’t know what you just said, but do you know who does? God.” -Issa

53. “Beyoncé is a better mother than me!” -Tiffany

Issa Rae as Issa dee insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

54. “I’m breaking up with him tonight.  –  Issa

55. “B*tch, no you’re not.” – Molly

56. “Yeah, you’re right I’m not.  –  Issa

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter
Insecure (2016-2021)

57. “We’ve given white people enough time.” -Freida

58. “Wait, that’s it? That’s why I told everyone I needed the conference room for an hour?” – Molly

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter
insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

60. “When you were going through what you were going through, I just didn’t know how to handle it.” -Issa

59. “My h*-tation. I make the rules. Get in my line-up.” -Issa

Jay Ellis as Martin Lawrence Walker
Insecure (2016-2021)

61. “And look at you with your coat.” – Ahmal

62. “And look at you with your…Shut the f*ck up!” – Kelli

Issa Rae as Issa dee, Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter, Amanda Seales as Tiffany DuBois, and Natasha Rothwell as Kelli Prenny
Insecure (2016-2021)

63. “Kelli, shut up! You don’t even go to church.” – Issa

64. “I go on important days! Like when I come back from Miami-the Lord knows I get turnt!” – Kelli

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Jay Ellis as Martin Lawrence Walker
Insecure (2016-2021)

65. “I got you this. Not Moscato, but some shit drake would like.” – Daniel

66. “Why are you assuming I like Drake?”  –  Issa

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

67. “Every black girl that went to college likes Drake.” – Daniel

68. “He just really gets us.” – Issa

Natasha Rothwell as Kelli Prenny
Insecure (2016-2021)

69. “Girl, what is so crazy about buying fake desserts to bring to Andrew so I can see if Nathan’s home?” -Issa

70. “Chrissy Teigen has a dope *ss cookbook.” -Molly

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Jay Ellis as Martin Lawrence Walker
Insecure (2016-2021)

71. “Thug Yoda spelled an entire sentence today.” – Lawrence

72. “That’s brazy.”  –  Issa

73. “Oh. Rent-a-Boo is coming?”  – Issa

Alexander Hodge as Andrew Tan and Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter
insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

74. “Whatchu got in here? Yes! A Capri-Sun! You know my heart.” -Molly

75. “That’s just what a shady b***h would say.” -Issa

Issa Rae as Issa dee
Insecure (2016-2021)

76. “The point is, you are single. You are very single. You are so single that a tumbleweed just rolled out of your p***y.” -Kelli

77. “I want y’all on your worst behavior because this weekend I’m bringing back we did say!” – Kelli

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Jay Ellis as Martin Lawrence Walker insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

78. “Not we did say. We are too old for that.” –  Issa

79. “Do these cupcakes say, ‘Congratulations on your light-skinned baby?’ Right? Cause it’s all light. Every layer is light.” —Kelli

Alexander Hodge as Andrew Tan and Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter
Insecure (2016-2021)

80. “You know, college isn’t for everybody.” – Derek

81. “Yeah, no, I don’t feel like I missed out on anything.” – Jared

82. “Just a degree.” – Derek

Kendrick Sampson as Nathan Campbell and Issa Rae as Issa dee
Insecure (2016-2021)

83. “Damn. I was out there like that?” – Molly

84. “Granted, having sex with me isn’t amazing, but it’s like, ‘Huh… Okay. Yeah, I’m satisfied. I’d do that again.’” —Issa

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Jay Ellis as Martin Lawrence Walker
insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

85. “How did the kids find it in the first place?” – Molly

86. “He was talking about what a great rapper that I was and the kids must have Googled me. Stupid smart as f*ck researching *ss kids.” – Issa

87. “Did he choreograph that? Is this choreography?”  –  Issa

Kendrick Sampson as Nathan Campbell and Issa Rae as Issa dee
Insecure (2016-2021)

88. “Oh, you look like a mermaid with feet. In a good way, though. I love it.” – Molly

89. “But do you love it like, I would give her money for her fundraiser, or, this bitch looking like a black Ariel?” –  Issa

90. “Are those mutually exclusive?” – Molly

Issa Rae as Issa dee and Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

91. “The basic credit tiers are Excellent, Good, Poor, Bad. It’s Issa all the way at the bottom.” -Kelli

92. “It will be about you if you get hit or have a baby.” – Kelli

93. “Do you listen to yourself?”  –  Issa

Kendrick Sampson as Nathan Campbell and Issa Rae as Issa dee insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

94. “All the time. I have a podcast.” – Kelli

95. “You are my greatest love!” -Issa

96. “Oh, b*tch! Let the b*tch read! “- Chad

Alexander Hodge as Andrew Tan insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

97. “I think I passed out real quick from these paint fumes.”  –  Issa

98. “B*tch, open a window.” – Molly

Jay Ellis as Martin Lawrence Walker insecure
Insecure (2016-2021)

99. “So, we just out here wearing tight T-shirts now?” – Molly

100. “You ever see someone scream themself awake?” – Kelli

If you enjoyed reading these quotes, be sure to check out the series on HBO Max!

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