Here Are 60 Of The Best And Most Memorable Quotes From "Friends"

    Could there *be* any more Friends quotes?

    I recently read that there are a total of over 5,200 minutes of Friends episodes. In other words, just shy of 87 hours — or 236 episodes, or 10 seasons.

    That's a lot of opportunities for standout quotes, of which there are MANY. So here are just some of them:

    1. "I can't believe my parents are actually pressuring me to find one of you people."

    Phoebe and Monica from Friends sit on the couch in Central Perk engaged in conversation

    2. "Well, given that he's desperately in love with you, he probably wouldn't mind getting a cup of coffee or something."

    Characters from "Friends" sitting on a couch; Joey wearing a black sweater, woman in patterned top looking at him

    3. "I thought a gynecologist would have no trouble dating women."

    4. "Oh, come on tell me. I could use another reason why women won't look at me."

    Chandler Bing and Monica Geller sitting on a couch in a scene from the TV show Friends

    5. "There are babies coming into the world in this very building and your negative fighting noises are not the first thing they should hear!"

    6. "You're like my best friend in the world, except for maybe Lori Schafer, who I don't talk to anymore because she's all bitter now that she lost the weight and it turns out she doesn't have a pretty face."

    Woman in a pink suit seated on a couch from the TV show Friends

    7. “Welcome to the real world!"

    monica telling rachel “Welcome to the real world! It sucks. You’re gonna love it.” on friends

    8. “It’s not even for me!”

    rachel saying “Everyone is getting married or pregnant or promoted and I’m getting coffee! And it’s not even for me!” on friends

    9. “WE WERE ON A BREAK!”

    ross yelling “We were on a break!” on friends

    10. “Gum would be perfection."

    11. “Could I be wearing any more clothes?”

    joey saying “Look at me! I’m Chandler! Could I be wearing any more clothes?” on friends

    12. “She’s your lobster.”

    phoebe saying she's your lobster It's a known fact that lobsters fall in love and mate for life. You can actually see old lobster couples walking around their tank, holding claws. on friends

    13. “Don’t be in one.”

    monica telling chandler “If you’re too afraid to be in a real relationship, then don’t be in one.” on friends

    14. “Spit-on-your-neck fantastic.”

    rachel saying “Isn’t that just kick-you-in-the-crotch, spit-on-your-neck fantastic?” on friends

    15. “MY SANDWICH?!”

    ross saying “You-you-you-you threw my sandwich away? My sandwich? MY SANDWICH?!” on friends

    16. "Can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?"

    chandler telling rachel “I’m not great at the advice. Can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?” on friends

    17. “I had to eat everything.”

    joey saying “Well, the fridge broke, so I had to eat everything.” on friends

    18. “A girl’s gotta eat.”

    phoebe saying “He may not be my soulmate, but a girl’s gotta eat.” on friends

    19. “You’re doing it wrong.”

    monica telling joey and phoebe “Remember, if I am harsh with you, it is only because you’re doing it wrong.” on friends

    20. “You’re a shoe!”

    rachel saying “It’s like all my life everyone’s told me, ‘You’re a shoe! You’re a shoe! You’re a shoe!’ Well, what if I don’t want to be a shoe? What if I wanna be a purse or a hat?” on friends

    21. “Unagi.”

    ross saying “Unagi is a total state of awareness.” on friends

    22. "I've missed the last twelve-hundred times."

    chandler saying “Oh, yeah, gym member. I try to go four times a week, but I’ve missed the last...twelve hundred times.” on friends

    23. “Can I eat it?”

    joey saying “That’s a great story. Can I eat it?” on friends

    24. “I don’t want to.”

    phoebe saying “I wish I could, but I don’t want to.” on friends

    25. “Why didn’t you make a copy?”

    monica asking phoebe “Why didn’t you make a copy and keep it in a fireproof box and keep it at least a hundred yards from the original?” on friends

    26. “Does she have a wedding dress?”

    rachel asking monica “Oh, are you setting Ross up with someone? Does she have a wedding dress?” on friends

    27. “She is just my wife.”

    ross saying yes rachel is my good friend and i have loved her in the past but now she is just my wife

    28. "A great deal of sweating."

    chandler telling monica “When I first meet somebody it’s usually panic, anxiety, and a great deal of sweating.” on friends

    29. “I don’t hang up on your friends.”

    joey saying “You hung up on the pizza place? I don’t hang up on your friends.” on friends

    30. “‘Hold me closer, Tony Danza.’”

    phoebe saying “I think the most romantic song is the one that Elton John wrote for that guy from ‘Who’s the Boss?’… You know, ‘Hold me closer, Tony Danza.’” on friends

    31. “Damn the jellyfish.”

    monica saying “Damn the jellyfish. Damn all the jellyfish!” on friends

    32. “Who's FICA?”

    rachel saying who's fica why's he getting all my money on friends

    33. “No more falafel.”

    ross yelling “No more falafel for you!” at rachel's sister amy on friends

    34. “My diamond shoes are too tight!’”

    chandler telling ross “Oh, I know. This must be so hard. ‘Oh, no! Two women love me. They’re both gorgeous and sexy. My wallet’s too small for my fifties and my diamond shoes are too tight!’” on friends

    35. “I’d pee on any one of you!”

    joey saying “That’s right, I stepped up! She’s my friend and she needed help. If I had to, I’d pee on any one of you!” on friends

    36. “They don’t know.”

    phoebe saying “They don’t know that we know they know we know.” on friends

    37. “I think I could show this cake a good time.”

    monica saying “I would get a room with this cake. I think I could show this cake a good time.” on friends

    38. “Why do they have to become people?”

    rachel saying “Why can’t parents just stay parents? You know? Why do they have to become people?” on friends

    39. “Say the right name.”

    ross telling chandler “Take it from me. As the groom, all you have to do is show up and try to say the right name.” on friends

    40. "I like…maintaining you.”

    chandler telling monica she's not easy going but passionate and she may be high maintenance but it's okay because he likes maintaining her


    joey yelling “JOEY DOESN'T SHARE FOOD!” on friends

    42. “Princess Consuela."

    phoebe saying “Meet Princess Consuela Banana Hammock." on friends

    43. “Still talking!”

    monica saying to ross “Lips moving, still talking!” on friends

    44. “Decisions.”

    rachel saying “I just shouldn’t be able to make decisions anymore.” on friends

    45. “PIVOT!”

    ross yelling pivot three times on friends

    46. “SHUT UP!”

    chandler yelling at ross to shut up three times on friends

    47. "A moo point."

    joey saying “It's like a cow's opinion. It just doesn't matter. It's moo.” on friends

    48. “We must alert the church elders!”

    phoebe saying “Oh, my God! Well, the idea — a woman flirting with a single man? We must alert the church elders!” on friends

    49. “Just be yourself.”

    monica saying to joey “Why don't you stop worrying about sounding smart and just be yourself?” on friends

    50. “Beef in the trifle!”

    rachel saying “I wasn’t supposed to put beef in the trifle!” on friends

    51. “A no-sex pact, huh?”

    ross saying “A no-sex pact, huh? I actually have one of those going on with every woman in America.” on friends

    52. "The only response to 'I love you...'"

    chandler telling joey “Until the age of 25, I thought the only response to ‘I love you’ was ‘oh, crap.’” on friends

    53. “Naked Thursdays.”

    joey telling rachel “We can stay up late talking and watching movies. And you know about naked Thursdays, right?” on friends

    54. “This is for life.”

    phoebe saying “Boyfriends and girlfriends are gonna come and go but this is for life.” on friends

    55. “I know!”

    monica saying i know on friends

    56. “NOOOOOOOOOO.”

    rachel saying nooooo on friends

    57. "Tastes like feet."

    ross saying rachel's trifle "tastes like feet!” on friends

    58. "I make jokes when I'm uncomfortable."

    chandler saying “I’m Chandler. I make jokes when I’m uncomfortable.” on friends

    59. “How you doin’?”

    joey saying “How you doin’?” on friends

    60. “Smelly cat, smelly cat.”

    phoebe singing smelly cat smelly cat what are they feeding you smelly cat smelly cat it's not your fault on friends

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