39 Fargo Season 2 Quotes: A Twisted Tale of Crime and Chaos
From the brilliant minds of showrunner Noah Hawley and the Coen Brothers comes "Fargo" season 2. With a star-studded cast and a gripping storyline, this season is packed with memorable quotes that are sure to stick with viewers long after the credits roll. Read 39 of them below.
"Fargo" season 2 is widely regarded as one of the best seasons of television in recent years. Set in 1979, the season tells the story of a bloody turf war between two crime syndicates in Fargo, North Dakota.
The show is known for its memorable characters, sharp writing, and dark humor. In this article, we've compiled 39 of the most memorable quotes from the second season of Fargo, from the quirky and offbeat to the tense and dramatic.
Mike Milligan with his quote: "If you want me to take you seriously, you have to be a serious person." | Source: youtube.com/Netflix
Mike Milligan Quotes
"Are you familiar with the phrase 'manifest destiny'?" — Mike Milligan
“She was a true gloom, my mother. We used to eat in the dark. For a laugh, I wrote on her tombstone, 'Here lies Barbara Milligan, happy till the end.' Me, on the other hand, I'm an optimist.” — Mike Milligan
"If I kiss you when we meet, would that be inappropriate?" — Mike Milligan
"But it's the way you're unfriendly. How you're so polite about it. Like you're doin' me a favor." — Mike Milligan
"If you want me to take you seriously, you have to be a serious person." — Mike Milligan
Mike Milligan with his quote: "Are you familiar with the phrase 'manifest destiny'?" |Source: youtube.com/Netflix
"I have heard of you before. And may I say, brother... I like your style." — Mike Milligan
“Sovereignty is absolute power and authority.” — Mike Milligan
"Yeah, but the '70s were always coming, like a—what do you...A hangover. And you know what happened to Flower Rainblossom? She's on methadone in Bismarck, turning tricks for breakfast meat." — Mike Milligan
"From this moment forward, I decree no more schnitzel or strudel. Let's get some American food up in here." — Mike Milligan
The past can no more become the future than the future can become the past." — Mike Milligan
Mike Milligan with his quote: “Sovereignty is absolute power and authority.” |Source: youtube.com/Netflix
"People of earth...I'm ho-ome!" — Mike Milligan
"Professional, you said?" — Peggy
“One thing you don't do on a journey is stay in one place, right?” — Peggy
"I just wanted to be someone" — Peggy
"It's just a flyin' saucer, Ed, we gotta go." — Peggy
Peggy with her quote: “One thing you don't do on a journey is stay in one place, right?”| Source: youtube.com/Netflix
Floyd Gerhard Quotes
"Different roads, same destination." — Floyd Gerhard
“No such thing as men's work, women's work anymore. We got just as much right to…” — Floyd Gerhardt
"A deal is always better than war." — Floyd Gerhard
"I miss them all." — Floyd Gerhard
Floyd Gerhard, with her quote: “No such thing as men's work, women's work anymore. We got just as much right to…” |Source: youtube.com/Netflix
Ed Blomquist Quotes
“You're always trying to fix everything. But sometimes, nothing's broken.” — Ed Blomquist
"Are you seeing this?" — Ed Blomquist
"So what, you just—you just give up?" — Ed Blomquist
"You gotta stop stabbing him!" — Ed Blomquist
Ed Blomquist, with his quote: “You're always trying to fix everything. But sometimes, nothing's broken.” | Source: youtube.com/Netflix
More ‘Fargo’ Season 2 Quotes
"He was the Gerhardts' man." — Narrator
"A man once said, 'You'll know the angels when they come because they'll have the faces of your children.'" — Hank
“Uh, it's America, brother. We don't do kings.” — Ricky G
"Boy, she makes us look like the gang that can't shoot straight, don't she?" — Hank
"It's the rock we all push... men. We call it our burden, but it's really our privilege." — Lou
Ricky G, with his quote: “Uh, it's America, brother. We don't do kings.” |Source: youtube.com/Netflix
"Goodnight, Mrs. Solverson. And all the ships at sea." — Lou
“That's the problem with a family business. Now, if one of my men defies me, puts a deal in jeopardy, I take his arm. If he talks out of turn, I take his tongue. But you, your children, your grandchildren...what are you willing to do to show us you're committed?” — Joe Bulo
“I used to have positive opinions about the world, you know, about people. Used to think the best. Now I'm looking over my shoulder. An unquiet mind, that's what the wife calls it. The job has got me staring into the fireplace, drinking. I never wanted to be the type to think big thoughts about the nature of things and...all I ever wanted was a stack of pancakes and a V-8.”— Bill Oswalt
“Nobody killed a judge. We own all the judges. What'd be the point of killing one?” — Dodd Gerhardt
"Are we gonna talk? Or are you just gonna quote the thesaurus at me?" — Simone Gerhardt
Noreen Vanderslice, with her quote: “Camus says knowin' we're gonna die makes life absurd.” | Source:youtube.com/Netflix
"If I'm goin' to the noose, I'm goin'. But I am done lying down for men." — Simone Gerhardt
"They don't look like much. You don't look like much." — Captain Jeb Cheney
"It doesn't matter what you mean. It's what you do." — Bear
"The jackboots are upon us." — Karl
“Camus says knowin' we're gonna die makes life absurd.” — Noreen Vanderslice
"Goodnight, Mr. Solverson." — Betsy
Floyd Gerhard, with her quote: "A deal is always better than war." |Source: youtube.com/Netflix
Fargo season 2 is a masterclass in storytelling, with unforgettable characters and a gripping plot that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats.
From the offbeat humor of characters like Hanzee Dent, played by Zahn McClarnon, and Mike Milligan, played by Bokeem Woodbine, to the chilling intensity of Peggy Blumquist, played by Kirsten Dunst and Ed Blumquist, who is played by Jesse Plemons' predicament, this season is filled with memorable moments that are sure to stick with viewers.
Other memorable performances from this series were brought to the stage by actors such as Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman, and Colin Hanks.
We hope you've enjoyed this roundup of some of the best quotes from Fargo season 2 and that it inspires you to revisit this unforgettable season.
For a taste of more impeccable storytelling, read these 44 Geralt of Rivia quotes.