1: "Power is the only thing that matters in this world. Everything else is just an illusion."

2: "I didn't get here by singing 'Kumbaya.' I'm the queen; I make the moves."

3: "People always try to keep me in a box. But honey, I'm way too big for that."

4: "When you're an Empire, you have to be prepared to do whatever it takes to protect your throne."

5: "Success is the best revenge. And trust me, I always get what I want."

6: "My name is Cookie Lyon. And I didn't build this empire by playing nice."

7: "The only way to survive in this business is to stay one step ahead of everyone else."

8: "Some call me a diva. I call myself a boss. And there's a big difference."

9: "When you're the queen of the jungle, you don't ask for respect. You demand it."