1. Lorelai Gilmore's sense of humor didn't just spring out of thin air. 2. That famous wit came directly from this lady. Warner Bros. / Via niallydia.tumblr.com 3. She can cut you down with a single sentence. It might sound like a compliment, but it will in fact make you question the very basics of your existence. Warner Bros. 4. Not even celestial bodies dare get in her way. Warner Bros. / Via gilmorescreencaps.tumblr.com 5. The way she expresses love is complicated and challenging, but that just makes her all the more fun to watch. Warner Bros. 6. She'll get up in your face tawdry as hell if you make her snap, and it's glorious every time. Warner Bros. / Via youvejustbeengilmored.tumblr.com 7. No one will ever match Emily Gilmore in a flowered robe smoking a cigarette, throwing back cocktails, and insulting her dead mother-in-law. Warner Bros. 8. Of course, she'd never cop to it. And that is the most beautifully human thing of all. Warner Bros. 9. She has a rock-solid instinct for self-preservation. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros. 10. There may never again be another relationship written with as much frustration, love, and nuance as the one between Emily Gilmore and her daughter. Warner Bros. / Via lorelaisrory.tumblr.com 11. You know she's proud of the life Lorelai's made for herself even if she doesn't often know how to show it. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF http://mrsnaomiwatts.tumblr.com/ Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF http://mrsnaomiwatts.tumblr.com/ 12. And even when she's making choices that actively hurt the people she loves, Emily Gilmore is always so much more than a villain. Warner Bros. / Via Netflix 13. She is a thorny, funny, vulnerable, fiercely intelligent woman who will fight for what she wants and who makes mistakes just as often as she triumphs. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros. 14. She can tear you limb from limb with just a few words. Warner Bros. / Via missmegrose.tumblr.com 15. And she can make you cry like no one else. Warner Bros. / Via halpertjames.tumblr.com 16. Emily Gilmore's contradictions can never be fully reconciled within herself, because Emily Gilmore is a FULL AND DYNAMIC HUMAN BEING. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros. / Via Netflix SHE'S ALL OF THE GOOD *AND* THE BAD THINGS. 17. She's a character for the ages, that one. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros. EMILY GILMORE IS A MASTERPIECE. THE END. Warner Bros.