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As fans of Yellowstone wait for news of the season 4 return, what’s there to do but watch (and rewatch) the first three seasons and reminisce about your favorite scenes.

With its cast of powerful characters and their larger-than-life personalities, the quotes are seemingly endless! A single sentence from John Dutton (Kevin Costner) can stop you in your tracks, and there’s nothing like a one-liner from Beth Dutton (Kelly Reilly) to make your blood run cold. With a new season on the horizon, and two new spinoffs in the works, we can only expect this list to keep growing with more lines about family, power, and love.

John Dutton

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  • “Leverage is knowing that if someone had all the money in the world, this is what they’d buy.”
  • “Learn to be meaner than evil and still love your family and enjoy a sunrise.”
  • “No one has a right. You have to take a right, or stop it from being taken from you.”
  • “Lawyers are the swords of this century. Words are weapons now. I need you to learn how to use them.”
  • “All the angels are gone, son. There’s only devils left.”
  • “It’s the one constant in life. You build something worth having, someone’s gonna try to take it.”
  • “It wasn’t a move. I’m just meaner than you.”
  • “Well, if you’re marrying Beth, you’ve already proved you’re not scared of anything.”

Beth Dutton

Photo by Paramount Network.
  • “I made two bad decisions in my life based on fear, and they cost me everything.”
  • “You are the trailer park. I’m the tornado.”
  • “Where’s the fun in wrecking a single man? When I break you, I want to know I’m breaking generations.”
  • “You can’t unmake family, Jamie, but you can take their gold card.”
  • “Well, that’s what it means. It means that you have me, that I’m yours. It means come live your life with me. The only thing I ask is that you outlive me so I never live another day without you.”
  • “Everything I do is for him, and everything you do is for you.”
  • “I believe in lovin’ with your whole soul and destroying anything that wants to kill what you love. That’s it. That’s all there is.”
  • “Every so often, you say something that makes me think you’re smart. And then I look at you, and that thought fades.”
  • “My mother was the spine of this family. She was the center. Without her, he’s, well the best of him died with her.”
  • “I have been down this road many, many times before, buddy. And no one who tried it is alive to tell you how poorly that worked out for them.”

Rip Wheeler

Photo courtesy of Greeley Hat Works.
  • “There’s sharks and minnows in this world. If you don’t know which you are, you ain’t a shark.”
  • “‘I’m sorry’ are two words you never have to say to me.”
  • “I wish that they’d come back to life so I could kill ’em again.”
  • “I’m gonna give you one last chance. You leave now or you never leave.”
  • “I don’t choose the way. I make sure no one questions yours.”
  • “I look at every day with you as a gift.”
  • “Be a man about it. Don’t scream.”
  • “You know, when you boil life down, it’s funny just how little you need, isn’t it?”
  • “I’d rather kill a thousand men than shoot another horse.”

While we wait for the new season to air, here‘s how to get caught up!