Korean Drama Quotes Galore: Start Up (스타트업)

Korean Drama Quotes Galore: Start Up (스타트업)


For those of you who have watched Netflix’s recent Korean drama called Start Up (스타트업) starring Bae Suzy and Nam Hoo-Hyuk then you already know how much of a hype this drama brings when it was airing.

Your girl at the time was busy bingeing other dramas so I wasn’t able to jump onto the hype train. However worry now, I am planning on starting to binge it Start Up very very soon. Now, for those of you who have watched this kdrama and still aren’t able to move past it, I have a cute little surprise for you to walk you back down memory lane because in today’s post, I have compiled most beloved quotes from viewers from the korean drama Start Up (스타트업). 

For those of you who still cannot get enough of your babies in Start Up, this is for you. Enjoy! 





When I get angry, I knit. For real. While I’m knitting, I try to picture it in my head. Smashing things and yelling at people. Stuff like that. That helps me calm down.


So be brave and just swing the bat.

 You could be called out, but you also may hit a home run.

It’s time you stepped up your game.


“But I’m single. I’ve never had a girlfriend.”



“You’re proud of that?”



“I’m just being honest.”



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“I like you. I didn’t know I’d say this while mixing noodles. I have feelings for you. I don’t expect an answer, so don’t let it bother you. I’m telling you this to be honest, not to make you uncomfortable. It’s just how I feel.”





“Why are you crying?”


“I’m crying because I feel ashamed.”





You’re a cosmos flower, and it’s still spring. Wait until fall, and you’ll bloom beautifully. Be patient.


“You chose Mr. Han as our mentor over Alex? Why would you give up on a global figure like Alex for a local one like Mr. Han?”



“What do you mean, why? Alex may be a global figure, but Mr. Han is family.”





The wind has turned into another storm, and it’s coming at me once again.





If you feel so bad, so something nice for someone worse off than me.



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Good boy, I have never met anyone as good as you. 





Promise me. If you become successful, don’t call me. Don’t call me if you become rich and get married. Don’t call me if you’re happy. I don’t want to feel jealous. But call me… if you’re going through a rough patch. Come to me if it’s raining and you have nowhere to go like you once did. Don’t just stand in the rain. You know where to find the keys.





I…am a jerk who hurts people with harsh words. I pretend to be the smartest thing in the world, but in reality I’m just an idiot who knows nothing. 



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“You said I shouldn’t call you if I’m doing well. I am doing a bit too well these days, I’m pretty busy. I’ll call you when I’m going through––”



“Don’t do that.”



“What would I do if nothing happened?”



“I’m almost deaf and blind now. You can say and do anything in front of me. Laugh and cry all you want. I won’t ask why, so come and see me often. You shouldn’t get too used to being alone. Don’t become any lonelier, okay?”


 Start Up 스타트업 quotes



Your hand. I like your hand. You supported me completely today. I’ll never forget it.





A man takes his sadness down to the river and throws it in the river

but then he’s still left with the river.

A man takes his sadness and throws it away

but then he’s still left with his hands.





“Why do you like me?” 



“Do I need a reason? I just like you. I don’t need a reason to like you. Because it’s you. You’re the reason.”



 Start Up 스타트업 quotes



“Dal-Mi, which Do-San do you like better? The one who used to write you letters 15 years ago, or the one you met again as an adult? If we were to separate the two, which Do-San would you pick?”


The Do San now, I’m still getting used to him. He’s like a different person at times. That makes me a little sad, but for some reason those few odd moments here and there excite me and make my heart flutter.





Can you show up like that time again? You know, like at the networking party. You erased the most miserable period of my life. That day, you were my trophy, my pride, my comfort, my wings. You were my dream.





Have you ever wandered on purpose? Today, I wandered aimlessly on purpose. Have you ever let yourself get soaked even though you had an umbrella? That’s what I did today. It was a sweltering day, and the rain totally coolled me down. After walking for 30 minutes like that, the rain stopped, and an unbelievably beautiful scene unfolded before my eyes. I saw a huge rainbow. It looked as thought it’d grant me any wish. Then it suddenly hit me. It’s actually nice to wander aimlessly every once in a while. From time to time, it’d be wonderful to sail of without a map.





Pray first, then make it happen. 





There is no point in regretting, because there is a reason for every choice. So just trust your choice. 


The stars might look like tiny dust particles, but most of them are much bigger than the moon. Both mass and energy wise. You’re that star over there, the one that look like a tiny dust particle. A fixed star that is much bigger than the moon. 


The more exhausted I am, the clearer my thoughts became.





I was falling apart, slowly but surely. 





“You’re not supposed to say sorry. You’re supposed to say I’m mistaken. Say that you’re the Do-San I knew. Why are you saying sorry? That means this was all a lie. That means all of this was fake.”



“I’m sorry.”



 Start Up 스타트업 quotes



“Why did you do it?”



“I wonder why, too. I wonder why I did it.”



“Why did you lie?”



“At first, I did it because I liked seeing you smile.”



“Then, what about now?”



“I didn’t want you to cry. Like you’re doing now.”





Because I was wrong, I stumbled upon fireworks.

I made a wrong turn and stumbled upon fireworks, but it looked so cool.





“I thought we were done. Why did you come all the way here?” 



“You may be done, but I’m not.”



 Start Up 스타트업 quotes



“Are you breaking up with me?”



“We shouldn’t be unreasonable and hold on to an illusion. We should accept reality. We’re not kids anymore. We can’t dream forever, can’t we?”




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