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The Best Cookie Quotes From Empire

Updated July 11, 2019 1.8k votes 524 voters 22.1k views16 items

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Fox's hip hop prime time soap opera stars Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, the smart, sassy matriarch of the Lyon clan, who served a 17-year prison sentence after taking the fall for music mogul Lucious Lyon (played by Terrance Howard) when a drug deal went awry. Returning to Empire Enterprises to join her ex-husband and three sons at the helm, Cookie makes it her mission to get back what's hers -- her family, her company, her money, her Empire. Every episode of every season is peppered with a number of memorable bold and brazen Cookie catchphrases. Scroll down and vote for your favorite memes or add new sayings to the list.

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    The streets ain't made for everybody. That's why they made sidewalks.

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    Oh, and Anika, this is an a--.

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    Straight down the hall to the right, then jump out the window and straight down.

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    Boo Boo Kitty, just 'cause I asked Jesus to forgive you, don't mean I do.


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