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40 Quotes From "Girls" That Hit Too Close To Home For Twentysomethings

"I've just been having a little trouble with my mental state these days." –Hannah

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1. "Sometimes being stuck in my own head is so exhausting that it makes me want to cry." – Marnie

2. "No one could ever hate me as much as I hate myself, OK? So any mean thing someone's gonna think of to say about me, I've already said to me, about me, probably in the last half hour!" – Hannah

3. "I am OK. I may not seem OK, and I may not be OK now, but I am, like, OK." – Marnie

4. "I'm an arguably better person because I went away and figured out what I want." – Hannah

5. "It's just you. You're uncomfortable in your own skin and you think it's everyone else's problem." – Elijah

6. "I wanted you to tell me what's wrong with me." – Marnie

7. "I feel like I hold the keys to the prison that is my mind." – Hannah

8. "Please don't tell anyone this, but I wanna be happy." – Hannah


9. "I don't even want a boyfriend. I just want someone who wants to hang out all the time and thinks I'm the best person in the world and wants to have sex with only me." – Hannah

10. "Holding on to toxic relationships keeps us from growing." – Adam

11. "Really knowing someone is something else. It's a completely different thing and when it happens you won't be able to miss it. You will be aware. And you won't hurt or be afraid. OK?" – Adam

12. "I love you so much. I hate everyone that isn't you." – Hannah

13. "I really care about you and I don't want to anymore because it feels too shitty for me." – Hannah

14. "I have been dating someone who treats my heart like it's monkey meat. I feel like a delusional invisible person half the time, so I need to learn what it's like to be treated well before it's too late for me." – Hannah

15. "When we are together, he's SO there, and he's SO present, and then… he disappears for two weeks, and doesn't answer any of my text messages, and I feel as though I invented him." – Hannah

16. "You can't make things that mean nothing, mean something." – Jessa

17. "So you really don't want to date me? Last chance." – Marnie


18. "It's hard to tell someone so young that things don't always end up the way you thought they'd be." – Ray

19. "I just don't understand why nobody tells you how bad it's gonna be in the real world." – Shoshanna

20. "I just wish someone would tell me, like, 'This is how the rest of your life should look.'" – Marnie

21. "I'm an individual and I feel how I feel when I feel it." – Hannah

22. "Thank you, it's really helpful to know you were a fuck-up too." – Shoshanna


23. "You know what the weirdest part about having a job is? You have to be there every day, even on the days you don't feel like it." – Jessa

24. "This is how much money I make a week? This is a lot more than my rent. This is insane, I'm just gonna like walk into a store in the Meatpacking district and make it rain!" – Hannah

25. "I think you guys really did fuck me up." –Hannah (On her parents)

26. "The thing that we're all trying to do, which is make it work regardless of location." – Jessa

27. "I've just been having a little trouble with my mental state these days." –Hannah

28. "He treats me like an ottoman with a vagina." – Hannah

29. "It came from, like, a deep place of insecurity. I'm not proud, at all." – Marnie


30. "Letting go doesn't come very naturally to me." – Hannah

31. "Dude, you have got to get your shit together. OK? You're flailing. I've never even seen you like this before." – Charlie

32. "There are certain people who are meant to remain in your past. I made a mistake trying to repurpose you." – Hannah

33. "It's really amazing that all three of you have accomplished so little in the four year since college." – Shoshanna

34. "Enjoy going through life as yourself." – Marnie


35. "Sometimes being really good all the time feels really bad. But I'm on a journey. It's my journey and I'm OK." – Marnie

36. "I realize I'm not different. I want what everyone wants. I want what they all want. I want all the things. I just want to be happy." – Hannah

37. "I'm gonna tell you some things about being alive. Life, man. I can't guarantee perfection but I can guarantee intrigue." – Hannah

38. I just don't know who I am right now. I'm like a ghost of myself. I don't know what I'm doing here or anywhere else." – Marnie

39. "You made the choice, you need to survive. You made the choice, you need to survive. Everyone's path will unwind just right, everyone's path will unwind ju—" –Hannah

40. "I think it's time to unchoose some of those choices." – Shoshanna

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