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100 Best Quotes From Netflix’s Ozark

The amazing Netflix series Ozark is back and better than ever for their final season! This show attracts many people due to its ability to keep people on their toes. Ozark keeps viewers hooked until the very end. 

The series follows Wendy and Marty Byrde as they learn to navigate their criminal activities in the Missouri Ozarks together. Moreover, they have to deal with Omar Navarro’s empire while trying to get away from the Ozarks. Here is the scoop on the best Ozark quotes!

1. “People deserve a second chance, just like businesses.” -Marty Byrde

Marty Byrde
Ozark. Jason Bateman as Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde in episode 402 of Ozark. Cr. Steve Dietl/Netflix © 2021

2. “You know, Wyatt, in our world, it’s good to be one of the smart ones. Remember that, okay?” -Ruth Langmore

Ruth Langmore
Ozark. Julia Garner as Ruth Langmore in episode 401 of Ozark. Cr. Steve Dietl/Netflix © 2021

3. “Money is not peace of mind. Money is not happiness. Money is, at its essence, that measure of a man’s choices.” -Marty Byrde

4. “Man cannot tame what God wishes to be wild.” -Jacob Snell

5. “What do you do Martin, when the bride who took your breath away, becomes the wife who makes you hold your breath in terror?” -Jacob Snell

Skylar Gaertner, Peter Mullan
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6. “This is our life now. I can stay here. I can talk about our feelings. Or I can go take care of stuff and make sure that we don’t die, okay?” -Marty Byrde

Marty Byrde
Ozark. Jason Bateman as Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde in episode 407 of Ozark. Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2021

7. “Most people just have a fundamentally flawed view of money.” -Marty Byrde

Wendy Byrde and Marty Byrde
Ozark. (L to R) Laura Linney as Wendy Byrde, Jason Bateman as Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde in episode 402 of Ozark. Cr. Steve Dietl/Netflix © 2021

8. “If I was kidding, I would’ve said you’re witty and handsome.” -Ruth Langmore

9. “The satisfying sound of your lover smacking the pavement is the only thing that gets me to sleep.” -Marty Byrde

Marty Byrde and Wendy Byrde
Cr. Steve Dietl/Netflix ©2020

10. “If you’re a killer, then I’m Snow White. And I don’t see any dwarves around.” -Ruth Langmore

Ruth Langmore and Wendy Byrde
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11. “You sentimentalize property, you can kiss profits goodbye.” -Marty Byrde

12. “Life is simple, really. It’s all about hard work. Honesty. Family. Words have meaning and actions have consequences.” -Jacob Snell

Darlene Snell and Jacob Snell
Jessica Miglio/Netflix

13. “A man who only talks business is a failure in all aspects of life.” -Camino Del Rio

Josh Randall, Esai Morales, Jason Bateman
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14. “You look close enough, there’s always dirt.” -Charles Wilkes

15. “Hypothetically, scale of one to ten, how difficult would it be for someone to disappear?” -Marty Byrde

16. “And quit parking in the cripple spot. What you got ain’t a disability. Just poor judgment.” -Ruth Langmore

Ruth Langmore
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17. “Okay. Money Laundering 101.” -Marty Byrde

Marty Byrde
Ozark. Jason Bateman as Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde in episode 404 of Ozark. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021

18. “Look, I know I kissed you last night, but it’s coz I thought I was gonna die. “-Ruth Langmore

19. “Tricky thing, combining work and marriage, but a blessing when it works.” -Jacob Snell

20. “A family is like a small business.” -Marty Byrde

Marty Byrde and Wendy Byrde
Ozark. (L to R) Jason Bateman as Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde, Laura Linney as Wendy Byrde in episode 401 of Ozark. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021

21. “We are not husband and wife anymore. We’re just business partners. and our job is to raise those kids.” -Marty Byrde

Marty Byrde, Charlotte Byrde, and Wendy Byrde
Ozark. (L to R) Jason Bateman as Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde, Sofia Hublitz as Charlotte Byrde, Laura Linney as Wendy Byrde in episode 402 of Ozark. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021

22. “Shut Your Nugget Mouth and Get the Hell Out.” -Ruth Langmore

23. “People ain’t afraid of autocrats. People are afraid of being different from their neighbors.” -Jacob Snell

24. “I’m just saying that any decision made, big or small, has an impact around the world.” -Marty Byrde

Marty Byrde and Javi
Ozark. (L to R) Jason Bateman as Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde, Alfonso Herrera as Javi in episode 401 of Ozark. Cr. Steve Dietl/Netflix © 2021

25. “Ill humor in the morning brings about a darkened day.” -Jacob Snell

Jacob Snell
Cr. Jess Miglio/Netflix

26. “Cheaters eventually get caught.” -Camino Del Rio

27. “You see, the hard reality is how much money we accumulate in life is not a function of who’s president or the economy or bubbles bursting or bad breaks or bosses.” -Marty Byrde

28. “Was he murdered?” -Ruth Langmore

Ruth Langmore
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29. “​​You know, the kind of people who do the troubling things you think we’re doing are the kind of people who will do anything to protect their children.” -Wendy Byrde

Wendy Byrde
Cr. Steve Dietl/Netflix ©2020

30. “If I want to put all $7,945,400 into a hot tub, get buck naked and play scrooge mcDuck, that is 100% my business.” -Marty Byrde

31. “You owe me a job.” -Ruth Langmore

32. “Integrity, my friend, is the shield to greed and vanity.” -Camino Del Rio

Jason Bateman and Esai Morales
Jackson Davis/Netflix

33. “You know, they always leave Charlotte. That’s the difference between us and them. And you guess you’re one of us now.” -Wyatt Langmore

Wyatt Langmore
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34. “Too much talk and words lose their meaning.” -Jacob Snell

35. “It’s about bucking the media’s opinion as to what constitutes a good parent. Deciding to miss the ball game, the play, the concert, because you’ve resolved to work and invest in your family’s future. And taking responsibility for the consequences of those actions.” -Marty Byrde

36. “You only really have to worry about the risks if you are careless or dumb. And you’re neither.” -Camino Del Rio

Esai Morales and Jason Bateman
Jackson Davis/Netflix

37. “I bought a strip club.” -Marty Byrde

Marty Byrde and Ruth Langmore
Ozark. (L to R) Jason Bateman as Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde, Julia Garner as Ruth Langmore in episode 407 of Ozark. Cr. Steve Dietl/Netflix © 2021

38. “Evil comes when the righteous path is so hidden, it just looks like there’s only one way out.” -Wendy Byrde

39. “There’s pain that uses you, and there’s pain that you use.” -Darlene Snell

40. “The best smack talk? No talk at all.” -Camino Del Rio

Esai Morales and Jason Bateman
Jackson Davis/Netflix

41. “Sometimes people make decisions, shit happens, and we gotta act accordingly.” -Marty Byrde

Marty Byrde and Wendy Byrde
Ozark. (L to R) Jason Bateman as Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde, Laura Linney as Wendy Byrde in episode 401 of Ozark. Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2021

42. “All of life is a simple business arrangement.” -Jacob Snell

43. “That dirty money is too clean.” -Marty Byrde

44. “Sometimes, if you don’t move forward, you die.” -Wendy Byrde

Wendy Byrde
Ozark. Laura Linney as Wendy Byrde in episode 405 of Ozark. Cr. Steve Dietl/Netflix © 2021

45. “I’m not paying you to find me more problems. I’m paying you to solve them before I even know they exist.” -Marty Byrde

Omar Navarro, Wendy Byrde, and Marty Byrde
Ozark. (L to R) Felix Solis as Omar Navarro, Laura Linney as Wendy Byrde, Jason Bateman as Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde in episode 401 of Ozark. Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2021

46. “Tell me, why do rich folks need so much money spent on them before they’ll even think about going in their own pocket?” -Ruth Langmore

47. “Some people only respond to a certain kind of pressure.” -Jacob Snell

48. “Always better to be the person holding the gun than the one running from the gunman.” -Wendy Byrde

Wendy Byrde
Ozark. Laura Linney as Wendy Byrde in episode 405 of Ozark. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021

49. “There’s a lot going on. And when that’s happening, and you don’t know what to do, you do what’s right in front of you.” -Buddy Dyker

50. “Broken promises got consequences.” -Darlene Snell

Wyatt Langmore and Darlene Snell
Cr. Steve Dietl/Netflix

51. “God wasn’t protecting you. The kid had shitty aim.” -Grace Young

52. “Just as a pie is only as good as its crust, a marriage is only as good as it’s trust.” -Marriage Counselor

53. “Literature frees the mind, but smut tethers you to the earth.” -Buddy Dyker

54. “Things happen. You apologize and you move on.” -Jacob Snell

55. “You’re waiting for the world to change to fit your pristine belief system, and it’s just never gonna happen.” -Marty Byrde

Wendy Byrde and Marty Byrde
Cr. Steve Dietl/Netflix ©2020

56. “Anything can be an omen if you’re looking for it.” -Wendy Byrde

Ben Davis and Wendy Byrde
Cr. Steve Dietl/Netflix ©2020

57. “When you think you’re gonna die yesterday, today is sweet.” -Buddy Dyker

58. “If you can’t get what you want with reason, then you’ll have to get it with force.” -Omar Navarro

59. “Lose your shit tomorrow. Today’s no day to fall apart.” -Buddy Dyker

60. “We cannot control who we are partners with.” -Marty Byrde

Marty Byrde
Tina Rowden/Netflix

61. “The bite of the apple was not the original sin. Lucifer’s fall was.” -Mason Young

62. “We’re not looking to get into more crime, sweetheart. We are trying to get out of it.” -Wendy Byrde

63. “If you know you have a future there’s no reason to blow up anything in the present.” -Wendy Byrde

Wendy Byrde
Jessica Miglio/Netflix

64. “What we do for a living has absolutely no bearing on how we parent.” -Wendy Byrde

65. “Never underestimate the power of someone moving out, however briefly.” -Helen Pierce

Janet McTeer and Jason Bateman
Jessica Miglio/Netflix

66. “Fighting for your life makes every other thing you ever did before seem extremely dull.” -Wendy Byrde

Wendy Byrde and Jason Bateman
Jessica Miglio/Netflix

67. “Your friends are always gonna be your friends, no matter what.” -Wendy Byrde

68. “It’s so hard to do business when you can’t trust anyone.” -Marty Byrde

Marty Byrde and Ruth Langmore
Jessica Miglio/Netflix

69. “It’s easy to confuse vulnerability with weakness. But allowing yourself to be vulnerable is the truest sign of strength.” -Sue Shelby

70. “As individuals, people are completely unpredictable. Okay? One person making one bet, I couldn’t possibly tell you what they’re gonna do. But the law of large numbers tells me that a million people making a million bets, that is completely predictable, completely ordered.” -Marty Byrde

Jason Bateman, Darren Goldstein
Jessica Miglio/Netflix

71. “All day, I’ve seen versions of how I could end up and I hate them all.” -Charlotte Byrde

Skylar Gaertner, Sofia Hublitz
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72. “Welcome. Thank you for coming, I hope you had a pleasant journey. Today… Well, today is our beginning.” -Omar Navarro

73. “Maybe that’s the only way to truly make a marriage last. Make it impossible to blow up without the shock wave swallowing everyone. Mutually assured destruction.” -Helen Pierce

74. “We’re not partners, I own you!” -Omar Navarro

75. “You wouldn’t want me to sign something I don’t completely believe in, would you? -Jonah Byrde

Jonah Byrde ozark quotes
Ozark. (L to R) Skylar Gaertner as Jonah Byrde in episode 403 of Ozark. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021

76. “We only know what it’s been. What about what it could be?” -Wendy Byrde

Wendy Byrde ozark quotes
Ozark. Laura Linney as Wendy Byrde in episode 403 of Ozark. Cr. Steve Dietl/Netflix © 2021

77. “You made us adults the second you told us what dad was doing.” -Charlotte Byrde

Charlotte Byrde
Ozark. Sofia Hublitz as Charlotte Byrde in episode 403 of Ozark. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021

78. “The last thing that we promised you was to spare your life. Don’t make us go back on that one.” -Helen Pierce

79. “You see, I’m a cursed Langmore, long inured to violence and death.” -Wyatt Langmore

Darlene Snell and Wyatt Langmore
Ozark. (L to R) Lisa Emery as Darlene Snell, Charlie Tahan as Wyatt Langmore in episode 401 of Ozark. Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2021

80. “Nobody wants messy where their money is concerned.” -Helen Pierce

81. “I’m so sorry. Your old life doesn’t exist anymore, sweetheart. -Wendy Byrde

Marty Byrde and Wendy Byrde
Ozark. (L to R) Jason Bateman as Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde, Laura Linney as Wendy Byrde in episode 401 of Ozark. Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2021

82. “If you cost me the last good month of boating in my life, I promise I’ll piss on your grave every last day until I die.” -Buddy Dyker

83. “Whenever a small business transitions, it’s important to stay lean and to not overextend.” -Marty Byrde

Jonah, Charlotte, Marty, and Wendy Byrde
Ozark. (L to R) Skylar Gaertner as Jonah Byrde, Sofia Hublitz as Charlotte Byrde, Jason Bateman as Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde, Laura Linney as Wendy Byrde in episode 403 of Ozark. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021

84. “Life hurts.” -Buddy Dyker

85. “I don’t like experiments. They constipate me.” -Camino Del Rio

86. “I want our old life back.” -Charlotte Byrde

87. “Things happen because human beings make decisions, they commit acts, and that makes things happen.” -Marty Byrde

Wendy Byrde and Marty Byrde
Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX ©2020

88. “The universe is a funny, funny place with all of its chaos.” -Camino Del Rio

89. “The two of you are up to your ballsacks in drama, tell you that.” -Buddy Dyker

90. “We own a funeral home now.” -Wendy Byrde

Jim Rettelsdorf and Wendy Byrde
Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX ©2020

91. “Right now, the only things that matter are leverage and perception.” -Roy Petty

92. “Look, I know you’re just trying to take us somewhere safe, but that place doesn’t exist.” -Charlotte Byrde

Jonah Byrde and Charlotte Byrde
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93. “We are different from them. You saved my life.” -Wendy Byrde

94. “The funny thing is people are scared of the dead, and they shouldn’t be. It’s the living who can hurt you.” -Harry

95. “Maybe this marriage of convenience became inconvenient.” -Roy Petty

96. “This is about respect. The cartel thought they could roll right over us. Well, they don’t anymore.” -Darlene Snell

Darlene Snell
Ozark. Lisa Emery as Darlene Snell in episode 406 of Ozark. Cr. Steve Dietl/Netflix © 2021

97. “People as individuals are completely unpredictable.” -Marty Byrde

Wendy and Marty Byrde
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98. “Are we good, or are we in our feelings?” -Helen Pierce

Helen Pierce and Wendy Byrde
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99. “I find comfort in the idea of you waiting every day for that one slip-up… or betrayal. That one wild card.” -Trevor Evans

100. “Your problem is you’re just playing dress-up. And you know it.” -Frank Cosgrove Jr.

There are so many more great Ozark quotes; however, this is just a list of some of the best and most memorable ones. Comment below which Ozark quotes are your favorite!

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