48 Iconic Lines From The Lifestyle And Religion That Is "Gilmore Girls"

    Oy with the Lorelai quotes, already.

    I know that I am not alone when I say Gilmore Girls has a special place in my heart. It's a series that I've come back to over and over again, as its endearing characters, bittersweet life lessons, and hilarious dialogue always serve as comfort.

    Since the show's quick-witted writing is one of the reasons it's so lovable, I'm breaking down the 48 most iconic lines in all of Gilmore Girls history.

    Let's start with Lorelai's legendary coffee-related quips:

    1. "This is a jumbo-coffee morning. I need coffee in an IV." —Lorelai Gilmore

    2. "Everything in my life has something to do with coffee. I believe in a former life I was coffee." —Lorelai Gilmore

    3. "Do you like coffee?" "Only with my oxygen." —Lorelai Gilmore

    4. "Coffee, please, and a shot of cynicism." —Lorelai Gilmore

    5. "I can't stop drinking the coffee. I stop drinking the coffee, I stop doing the standing, walking, and words-putting-into-sentence-doing." —Lorelai Gilmore

    6. "If it was physically possible to make love to a hot beverage, this would be the one.” —Lorelai Gilmore

    7. "Coffee, coffee, coffee." —Lorelai Gilmore

    It's no surprise that the most well-known lines are part of some mother-daughter banter:

    8. "Oy with the poodles, already." —Lorelai and Rory Gilmore

    9. "It's a show?" "It's a lifestyle. It's a religion." —Lorelai and Rory Gilmore

    Lorelai's wisdom is also iconic:

    10. "I smell snow." —Lorelai Gilmore

    11. "I don’t like Mondays, but unfortunately, they come around eventually." —Lorelai Gilmore

    12. "If you're going to throw your life away, he better have a motorcycle!" —Lorelai Gilmore

    13. “I’m afraid that once your heart is involved, it all comes out in moron.” —Lorelai Gilmore

    14. "I'm attracted to pie. It doesn't mean I need to date pie." —Lorelai Gilmore

    15. "It’s all any of us wants: to find a nice person to hang out with till we drop dead." —Lorelai Gilmore

    16. "If eating cake is wrong, I don't want to be right." —Lorelai Gilmore

    17. "Give me a burger, onion rings, and a list of people who killed their parents and got away with it. I need some heroes." —Lorelai Gilmore

    18. "You've been Gilmored."

    There are also plenty of quotable Rory-isms:

    19. "Who cares if I'm pretty if I fail my finals." —Rory Gilmore

    20. "A little nervous breakdown can work wonders for a girl." —Rory Gilmore

    21. "I live in two worlds. One is a world of books." —Rory Gilmore

    22. "I love you, you idiot!" —Rory Gilmore

    23. "You jump, I jump, Jack." —Rory Gilmore

    24. "Jerk, ass, arrogant, inconsiderate, mindless, frat boy, low life, buttface miscreant!" —Rory Gilmore

    And Kirk-isms, too...

    25. "I want to get the healthy glow of someone who goes consistently to the gym without actually having to go, of course." —Kirk Gleason

    26. "I'm so damn lonely, not even Animal Planet does it for me anymore." —Kirk Gleason

    27. "I had an imaginary girlfriend for a while when I was young, but she left me." —Kirk Gleason

    Other Stars Hollow residents are also infamous:

    28. "People are particularly stupid today. I can't talk anymore." —Michel Gerard

    29. "There's a phone call for you, and if I'm to fetch you like a dog, I'd like a cookie and a raise." —Michel Gerard

    30. "It's so satisfying to watch people exercise while you eat junk food." —Lane Kim

    31. "I thought there was a better chance of all four of the Beatles getting back together than you two ever calming down long enough to get engaged." —Taylor Doose

    32. "Gnome kicking says a lot about a man's character." —Babette Dell

    33. "Ladies and gentlemen, I am in escrow!" —T.J.

    34. "Does anyone here understand that a man has a right not to have his personal life debated in a public forum? I am not Winona Ryder." —Jackson Belleville

    35. "That makes me so mad and so sad. I'm smad!" —Sookie St. James

    36. "Cookies for the love and the dean, and the cookies for the love and the dean!" —Sookie St. James

    The Gilmore girls' love interests have some memorable lines as well:

    37. "It's big, fat, happy sunshine day for me." —Luke Danes

    38. "It's getting a little West Side Story here, Dean, and I've got to warn you, my dancing skills are not up to snuff." —Jess Mariano

    39. "People can live for a hundred years without living a minute." —Logan Huntzberger

    40. "It's Max Medina. Maaaaax Medina." —Max Medina

    41. "I just want you to know I'm in. I'm all in." —Luke Danes

    Paris Geller is a category all unto her own:

    42. "I want to live my life so that I'll be able to read an in-depth biography about myself in later years and not puke." —Paris Geller

    43. "No men. Just lots and lots of Chinese food." —Paris Geller

    44. "Is it raining?" "No, it's National Baptism Day; tie your tubes, idiot." —Paris Geller

    And last but not least, the savage wit of Emily (and Richard) Gilmore:

    45. "Well, if you expect that muffin to fly back to the kitchen by itself, you better go get it a cape." —Emily Gilmore

    46. "It's not every day I have my girls here for dinner on a day the banks are open." —Emily Gilmore

    47. "Only prostitutes have two glasses of wine at lunch!" —Richard Gilmore

    48. "You can use your mother's old golf clubs. They're upstairs gathering dust along with the rest of her potential." —Emily Gilmore

    Oy with the Gilmore Girls quotes, already! Share your favorites in the comments below.