15 Quotes | The Heavenly Idol (2023)

Updated: March 2, 2023

Here’s a collection of quotes from the Korean series, The Heavenly Idol (2023):

On artists and fame

“I realized what an artist needs isn’t producing but close, personal care. Direct care is what makes a successful artist.” – Kim Dal

  • “Fame and mean comments go hand in hand. It’s better than getting no comments at all.” – Director Im
  • “Being an idol is all sorts of trouble.” – Pontifex Rembrary
  • “Do idols embody evil? In this world, is acting evil not a big deal at all?” – Pontifex Rembrary
  • “Being a road manager is a lot of work.” – Director Im
  • “I made a slave contract. Now I’m washed-up idol Woo Yeon Woo.” – Pontifex Rembrary

“I would rather go last. That way, no one will remember anyone else’s performance.” – Rembrary / Woo Yeon Woo

“So many people look at photos and videos of their favorite idol singers to cheer themselves up after a long, depressing day. It gives them the energy to go on. It heals them.” – Kim Dal

“Don’t think you can suddenly rise to stardom by meeting some people in high places.” – Kim Dal

On life, humanity, and healing

“Healing people is my calling. Cheer up, Kim Dal. I’m rooting for you.” – Woo Yeon Woo

  • “Don’t put too much pressure on yourself. Just be yourself.” – Kim Dal
  • “How peculiar. Physical injuries can be treated, while feelings of terror cannot.” – Rembrary / Woo Yeon Woo
  • “Nothing in life is easy. You must be diligent and work hard.” – Kim Dal

“You all have the power to heal. Do not ignore the sick. Look upon them with love. Help them.” – Rembrary / Woo Yeon Woo

“I made helping the sick my calling. I will not hide my calling and I will continue to do it.” – Rembrary / Woo Yeon Woo

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Also known as: Holy Idol, Pontifex Lembrary
Synopsis: The story of a high priest who wakes up one day in the body of an unknown idol and the romance that unfolds between the idol and his biggest fan.
Based on: the webtoon Holy Idol by Shin Hwa-jin
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Kim Min-gue, Go Bog-yeol
Writer: Lee Cheon-geum
Directors: Lee So-yoon, Park So-yeon
Network: tvN
Streaming platform: Viu
Date: February 15, 2023

Subtitle translation: Viu

Images: tvN