70+ Quotes | Reborn Rich (2022)

Updated: December 5, 2022

Here’s a collection of quotes from the Korean series, Reborn Rich (2022):


On business and investments

“Don’t you know whom I love the most out of all my children? It’s Soonyang.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol

“Just because he inherited your family name doesn’t mean he inherited your entrepreneurship.” – Jin Do Jun

“The only asset I have is you. The house and company are your grandfather’s. But I only have you. The eldest grandson of this family.” – Jin Young Ki

“A man who manages his family well does business well, too.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol

“For every deal, there’s a price to pay.” – Jin Do Jun

“In the end, what moves money is authority.” – Jin Do Jun

  • “New businesses always need new land, and money is bound to gather in that place.” – Mr. Oh Se Hyeon
  • “Do you know why you must be careful when you spend someone else’s money? The money I gave them isn’t the reason they must listen to me. They have no choice but to do as I say because I have leverage over them since they received money from me.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol

“Why are you so against the employment buyout? Doesn’t it benefit the company if productivity rises through peace between the union and management?” – Jin Do Jun

  • “If a businessman sits in a safe zone and doesn’t budge, his butt will rot.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol
  • “Righteous management? To me, money is righteousness.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol

“The romantic Korean notion of ‘job for life’ won’t fly in the international market.” – Mr. Oh Se Hyeon

  • “We hate spending just one cent for the good of the country, but to make one cent, us businessmen are willing to give our lives.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol
  • “When dealing with a businessman, you must make a deal.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol
  • “When you offer a deal, it means there’s a condition.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol

“Our majority shareholder said you will accept the deal because you believe that righteous management means profit.” – Mr. Oh Se Hyeon

“Understanding people is the number one rule in investing.” – Jin Do Jun

“Do you know who the most dangerous investors are? People born into money who never experienced failure once, and therefore can never even imagine that they could be wrong.” – Mr. Oh Se Hyeon

“I’m against it. We can’t go any higher. Increasing the bid from here is no longer an investment. What is it, then? It’s a gamble, a donation, madness.” – Mr. Oh Se Hyeon

  • “Politics should be kept close but not too close.” – Jin Do Jun
  • “If a businessman put his parents and siblings before his profits, he’d never make money.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol

“How to invest. Understanding the market means that you understand people.” – Jin Do Jun

“I don’t need money. Once I am old enough to use that money, its monetary value would have dropped. I’d like land. A place with lots of plants and trees.” – Jin Do Jun

“If you knew but didn’t report it, you either do not approve of me as your boss or became greedy for that money. If you didn’t know about it, that’s even worse. It means you’re incompetent.” – Vice Chairman Jin Seong Jun

  • “Do you think there is a way for the shrimp to beat the whales?” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol
  • “A way for a shimp to beat the whales. It’s to make the shrimp bigger. Then it won’t die in the midst of a whale’s fight. If you do not give up, time will be on the shrimp’s side.” – Jin Do Jun
  • “I’m going to make the shrimp bigger so that the shrimp won’t die in a fight between whales. No matter how long it takes, or how much I have to invest, I will make this shrimp as big as a whale.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol

“Does money choose people depending on their age?” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol

  • “What does father say almost everyday? You don’t become rich by working hard. It’s up to the heavens.” – Jin Hwa Young
  • “Never bet on things that you aren’t sure about.” – Mr. Oh Se Hyeon
  • “With accurate data, which is essential for investing. And with cash.” – Jin Do Jun

“Risk management is crucial as the administration is nearing its end.” – Mr. Lee Hang Jae


On humanity and social issues

“The rationality of the human mind always tells us to focus on the satisfaction we have. But desire always stands on the side of the things we could have had. When desire is defeated, it turns into anger and pulls the bowstring tightly. When the arrow leaves the bow, it flies over to the target without hesitation. And that target is always one’s self.” – Jin Do Jun

“Everything in this world comes with a price tag. There is no noble value that cannot be converted into money.” – Mr. Oh Se Hyeon

  • “You should take responsibility, don’t you think? That is what a real adult ought to do.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol
  • “Does coddling them make them a better person?” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol
  • “The most pointless thing is to worry about celebrities and rich people.” – Seo Min Yeong

“People no longer buy what they need. They buy what they want.” – Jin Do Jun

  • “People show tough love for those they love the most. But it’s for those who can take it.” – Mr. Oh Se Hyeon
  • “People who dare to say love is an invaluable thing are people who  are like thieves that love free things.” – Mr. Oh Se Hyeon
  • “If you cannot buy happiness with money, then it’s because you don’t have enough.” – Mr. Oh Se Hyeon

“I have no interest in becoming your puppet.” – Jin Do Jun

“Why is it that the powerless citizens are the only ones suffering? That is not justice.” – Prosecutor Choi Chang Je

  • “Since the financial crisis, everyone’s been talking about sharing the pain. But they aren’t the ones who caused this pain. Why are the powerless citizens the only ones suffering?” – Jin Do Jun
  • “You shouldn’t bite off more than you can chew.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol

“Those who are blinded by greed can’t differentiate between prey and bait.” – Jin Do Jun

  • “You’re one with worldly desire but not so deep pockets.” – Mr. Oh Se Hyeon
  • “Giving a vague excuse will only fuel the imagination of the reporters.” – Jin Do Jun
  • “Do you know how I got to where I am now? I never forgave those who went against me. Even if that person shares my blood and is a sibling or an offspring.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol

“The son interfering with the father’s long-cherished ambitions. The younger son ruining the eldest son’s accomplishments. That’s what happens within conglomerate owner families.” – Mr. Oh Se Hyeon

“As long as you’re wealthy enough, a gracious chairman can get away with professional misconduct, embezzlement, and even tax evasion for a fixed price.” – Prosecutor Seo

  • “Did he go to the US to eat hamburgers? I’m done paying for his hamburgers.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol
  • “There are three things I never do. I never reject orders made by the chairman’s family. I never ask questions and I never make my own judgment. Those are my rules.” – Mr. Yoon Hyeon Woo
  • “Pride is only feared when someone is worthy enough.” – Chairman Jin Young Ki
  • “Pride is a luxury for only those who can actually leave the lifestyle behind.” – Chairman Jin Young Ki

“Greed always clouds your judgment.” – Jin Do Jun

“He wants to see the fighting spirit and persistence in you. To him, running a company was like a never-ending war, where he had to kill first in order to survive.” – Mr. Lee Hang Jae

“People are so strange. They feel a sense of incongruity because of people like us. So what? Is that our fault? It’s their inferior complex.” – Kim Tae Young

“The fact that you were able to focus solely on studying throughout the three years of highschool. And the fact that you can only focus on studying instead of worrying about making a living now. Haven’t you thought that it’s thanks to your parents’ financial and mental support?” – Jin Do Jun


On life and opportunities

“Soar high enough so he can’t drag you down. To the highest end with the support of the people.” – Jin Do Jun

“You’re not 22, right? If I rip that good looking mask, maybe I’ll find a 40-year-old man inside you. Or is this your second life?” – Mr. Oh Se Hyeon

“I don’t start a fight that already has an ending.” – Jin Do Jun

  • “I don’t look down on you. I don’t deserve you.” – Jin Do Jun
  • “Yes. Make lots of money. Make lots of money so you don’t have to feel sorry for your kids. Make lots so you can spoil your kids.” – Yoon Hyeon Woo’s mom

“This lifetime isn’t an opportunity for me. It’s a miracle.” – Jin Do Jun

“This is only the beginning. Your crisis. My opportunity.” – Jin Do Jun

  • “It’s not over until it’s over.” – Jin Do Jun
  • “When two coincidences overlap, is that still a coincidence?” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol
  • “When you win a war, you must take your war trophies first.” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol

“Chairman Jin Yang Cheol’s grandson. College of Law, the class of 1996. My name is Jin Do Jun.” – Jin Do Jun

“I was born as Jin Do Jun, not as spirit possession, time traveling, or reincarnation. This life is my opportunity.” – Jin Do Jun

“I did know. Not the future, but I knew what was in your heart.” – Jin Do Jun

“You weren’t looking for an answer. You were looking for approval and support.” – Jin Do Jun

  • “Do you simply have good discernment? Or are you just lucky?” – Chairman Jin Yang Cheol
  • “You definitely have a classical taste. You could just invite me for a meal. Isn’t this tactic way too classic?” – Jin Do Jun

Genre: Fantasy, Revenge, Drama
Also known as: The Conglomerate, The Youngest Son of a Conglomerate; Chaebol Family’s Youngest Son
Synopsis: It follows a loyal employee who was framed and murdered by his employer. He is reborn as the murderer’s youngest son, plans for revenge and take the entire chaebol family. 
Based on: a web novel, “The Youngest Son of a Conglomerate”by San Gyung
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Song Joong-ki, Lee Sung-min, Shin Hyun-been
Writers: Kim Tae-hee, Kim Eun-jae
Director: Jeong Dae-yun
Network: JTBC
Streaming platform: Viu (International), Disney+ Korea, Netflix Korea
Date: November 18, 2022 (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays)

Subtitle translation: Viu