Grey's Anatomy

Season 8 Episode 12

Hope for the Hopeless

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Jan 19, 2012 on ABC



  • Quotes

    • Richard: I heard the good news. Bailey says that you're declaring general.
      Meredith: Actually, I'm not so sure anymore.
      Richard: Oh, oh. I... thought it was a done deal. I mean, it makes sense since you're--
      Meredith: Because of my mother, I know. Don't you mention her, too. That's all anyone ever says-- It's in my blood. It's my legacy. That's why I don't want to do it. I don't want to be like my mother.
      Richard: Meredith, look at everything that you did today-- This party for you daughter, what you did for me in that O.R. ... You don't ever have to worry about being anything like your mother. I knew her, and you're nothing like your mother. You have a gift. Don't waste it.