Lighthearted Yet Hard-hitting: 20+ Quotes About Life From Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha

Here’s a collection of quotes about dealing with life and people, lighthearted yet hard-hitting, from the series, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2022):


“What may be easy for one person can be something difficult for another.” – Yeo Hwajeong

“No one’s a pro from the start. They need time to adjust.” – Hong Dusik

“Why are you sweeping a yard that’s already clean? Because moving about will help clear your head?” – Director Ji Seonghyeon

“We live in a society. You can’t hate being around people.” – Hong Dusik

“You don’t realize your own feelings until they’re seen from a distance.” – Chohui

“Since they’re already in full bloom, the only thing left is to wither away graciously.” – Ms. Gamri

“People should live among other people. Life may seem like a burden to you at times, but if you choose to be among others, someone will carry you on their back.” – Ms Gamri

“You know, they say when you lose a loved one, you should mourn plenty. If not, the grief travels all through your body, and it bursts later.” – Yoon Hyejin

“It’s better to talk about it. If you keep bottling up your emotions, you’ll get sick.” – Jo Namsook

“Money and success aren’t the only valuable things in life but happiness, self-contentment, world peace, and love.” – Hong Dusik

“I guess all pretty things have thorns.” – Yoon Hyejin

“Many fear the procedure but I recommend that you bravely dig it out rather than keep your pain hidden.” – Yoon Hyejin

“How you help others is admirable but you must live your own life, too. Eat a lot of good food and be happy. You deserve it.” – Ms Gamri

“Do you know what it means to be a good parent? It’s staying healthy for a long time. They shouldn’t endure pain to save money for their children. They should take care of themselves.” – Yoon Hyejin

“It’s sad how your birthday gets erased after you die and only the day you died remains.” – Yoon Hyejin

“It’s okay to get lost or take the long route every now and then. Every time that happened, life took me on an interesting ride.” – Director Ji Seonghyeon

“You have a hangnail that’s bothering you. It’s painful and irritating. You need to take care of it. If not, it’ll hurt even more.” – Director Ji Seonghyeon

“Don’t we all need some time to adjust?” – Hong Dusik

“All people make mistakes. We all badmouth others at least once in our lives.” – Hong Dusik

“If you can’t pick up spilt milk, you should at least apologize to them for spilling the milk, rather than avoid them.” – Hong Dusik

“It’s best you pull it out. If not, the pain will just worsen.” – Yeo Hwajeong

“You freely judge other people’s lives, but are offended when you’re being assessed?” Hong Dusik

“No thing’s easy at first, you know. Whether it’s wearing shoes or being in a relationship.” – Director Ji Seonghyeon

“Life may seem so long, but it really isn’t. Throw away unnecessary thoughts and be honest with yourself.” – Ms. Gamri

“This kind of relationship isn’t easy to come by, so you must do your best not to lose it.” – Ms Gamri

“Ruining one’s reputation with facts is also defamation.” – Yeo Hwajeong

“Love shouldn’t be about weighing things. It’s all about what’s in your heart.” – Miseon

“We all have moments we regret in ife. Nevertheless, we can never turn back the clock.” – Yoon Hyejin

“Life isn’t so fair for all of us. Some spend their whole lives on unpaved roads, while some run at full speed only to reach the edge of a cliff.” – Hong Dusik


Genre: Romantic comedy, Slice of life
Synopsis: At a crossroads, a dentist moves to a seaside village where she meets a handyman intent on helping his neighbours.
Based on: 2014 Mr. Hong film by Kang Seok-beom and Shin Jung-goo
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Shin Min-a, Kim Seon-ho, Lee Sang-yi
Written by: Shin Ha-eun
Directed by: Yu Je-won
Network: TVN and Netflix
Date: August 28 – October 17, 2021

Netflix subtitle translation by:
Soo-ji Kim, Hye-lim Park

Photos: tvN Drama