50+ Quotes | Doctor Cha (2023)

Updated: May 22, 2023

Here’s a collection of quotes from the Korean drama, Doctor Cha (2023):

“Listen. The love between a married couple isn’t always maintained through physical aspects. It’s a world of complexities and subtleties.” – Cha Jeong Suk

  • “Even if a woman is skilled and attains fame and prestige, it means nothing if she doesn’t have a healthy family.” – Ms. Kwak
  • “They say that you should treat your kids like you would treat others.” – Cha Jeong Suk
  • “Smart girls know how to manage their family if they put their minds to it.” – Ms. Kwak

“People can be a little soft and they can be strong, too.” – Cha Jeong Suk

“Risking her life for a child is what a mother does. So begging for your life is nothing.” – Ms. Oh

  • “When you’re at a hospital, you see all kinds of things.” – Doctor Roy Kim
  • “I want to live a little shamelessly doing the things I want.” – Cha Jeong Suk

“The realization of my loneliness came out of the blue. My beautiful family that was so perfect and elegant. What was I to them?” – Cha Jeong Suk

“I thought I was living an upper-class life that wasn’t lacking by any standard. But after coming back from the brink of death, it turns out all of that was meaningless.” – Cha Jeong Suk

  • “I don’t know what makes me happy.” – Cha Jeong Suk
  • “Happiness isn’t rocket science. Start with something small. Something you like the best.” – Ms. Oh
  • “Even couples who were crazy about each other at the start, naturally end up living like strangers as time passes.” – Cha Jeong Suk

“To a doctor, there is no better thank you than if a patient becomes healthy again.” – Doctor Roy Kim

“Failure is always painful.” – Cha Jeong Suk

“When humans face a crisis in life, they must leave for somewhere.” – Mi Hee

  • “It’s human nature to discover a breakthrough in life by leaving.” – Mi Hee
  • “Divorcing takes a hundred times more courage compared to getting married.” – Cha Jeong Suk
  • “A mother and a woman are like two completely different species.” – Cha Jeong Suk

“It feels great to be alive. It feels great that I can feel freedom, hunger, and exhaustion. I love it all. So why does it feel like a burning rock is weighing down on my chest?” – Cha Jeong Suk

“Experiencing death made me realize that I needed to live.” – Chairman Oh

“No matter how crappy life might be, living is always better than dying.” – Chairman Oh

  • “If someone young makes a mistake, it’s just a mistake. But if someone older makes a mistake, it’s incompetence.” – Chief Lim Jong Kwon
  • “Don’t be discouraged just because you’re older. Make sure to learn a lot and become a great doctor.” – Chairman Oh

“Being able to live and breathe is something much more beautiful than you think. So don’t die. You must survive.” – Cha Jeong Suk

  • “I can’t believe I got flowers from you. I never thought a day like this would come.” – Cha Jeong Suk
  • “There is no such thing as a clean divorce.” – Specialist

“Everything just seems useless. What’s the point of running? What’s the point of eating? What’s the point of breathing? It all seems pointless and makes me feel empty.” – Cha Jeong Suk

  • “Nothing is without reason. Every effect has a cause.” – Doctor Roy Kim
  • “There are times when I’m sad. But I’m not unhappy.” – Eun Seo

“Your husband isn’t important because he’s your husband. He’s important because he’s the father of your children.” – Ms. Oh

  • “It feels weird that you’re not home.” – Professor Seo
  • “You need to see things to the end to be able to start anew.” – Taxi driver

“Something’s wrong but I can’t even believe it because it feels too unreal.” – Cha Jeong Suk

  • “I’m sorry for making you worry about something other kids don’t have to go through.” – Cha Jeong Suk
  • “Why do I have to get things taken away? From dad to opportunities. Why is it always me?” – Eunseo

“No one will live your life for you.” – Mi Hee

“Your daughter’s unhappiness is the price of your actions.” – Cha Jeong Suk

  • “You have to try once so you won’t have any regrets.” – Cha Jeong Suk
  • “Doesn’t love change? It did so for you.” – Doctor Roy Kim
  • “I’ll do my best for Eun-seo. But I need to go back to where I belong.” – Professor Seo
  • “My life went off track because of my mistakes. But I think it’s time to set things right.” – Professor Seo
  • “You can live a better life without me.” – Professor Seo
  • “I want to spend the rest of my life asking for her forgiveness.” – Professor Seo

“Jeong-suk, can’t you forgive me?” – Professor Seo

  • “You should be studying for yourself. Not to rebel against someone.” – Cha Jeong Suk
  • “A doctor’s judgment determines whether a patient will live or die.” – Professor Seo

“Don’t forget your mistake and learn from it. So that you can make the right judgments. So that you can help even more people. That’s how we all become doctors.” – Professor Seo

“Until you find a way to get back on your feet, I’ll stay by your side if you allow me to.” – Jeon Sora

Genre: Medical, Slice of life
Synopsis: A doctor gives up her medical career to focus on her family as a full time housewife, only to find herself getting back on medical school as a resident student after 20 years.
No of episodes: 16
Cast: Uhm Jung-hwa, Kim Byung-chul
Writer: Jung Yeo-Rang
Director: Kim Dae-Jin
Network: JTBC
Streaming platform: Netflix
Date: April 15, 2023

Netflix subtitle translation:
Yoon-ji Chi, Eun-sook Yoon, Soo-ji Kim

Images: JTBC