If you love to “smell snow” or find yourself uttering, “Oy with the poodles already,” you’ve come to the right place. These are the best Gilmore Girls quotes about books, love, coffee and so much more.
I tried to focus on the ones that really speak to the character of the speaker and/or offer a deeper truth about life … with a dose of humor. It’s a lifestyle. It’s a religion.
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Best Gilmore Girls Quotes
Below are the best Gilmore Girls quotes in these categories:
- Best Gilmore Girls quotes about books and reading
- Best Lorelai Gilmore quotes
- Best Rory Gilmore quotes
- Best Gilmore Girls quotes about coffee
- Best Gilmore Girls quotes about love
Best Gilmore Girls Quotes About Books & Reading
All Gilmore Girls fans know that Rory is the most avid of readers and a total bookworm at heart. Below are the best Gilmore Girls quotes about books and reading in which Rory’s love of books were on full display.
“I live in two worlds. One is a world of books.” – Rory
“I just take a book with me everywhere. It’s a habit.” – Rory
“Oh, do you see the books? Feel it. Feels good, right? Now smell it. Nothing, nothing smells like that.” – Rory
“You’re a book tease.” – Jess
“I can’t believe we get to sit around and talk about books and get graded.” – Rory
“I’m here because I enjoy books, and because I read books.” – Rory
“My books look sad. Can books look sad?” – Rory
“We could go to a bookstore, I’ll watch you browse for six or seven hours.” – Dean
Best Lorelai Gilmore Quotes
Below are the best Lorelai Gilmore quotes, fully injecting her quirky humor, impulsive nature and fast-talking ways.
“I smell snow.”
“Everything’s magical when it snows.”
“Oy, with the poodles already!”
“And if eating cake is wrong, I don’t want to be right.”
“We’re almost there & nowhere near it. All that matters is that we’re going!”
“Life’s short. Talk fast.”
“Reality has no place in our world!”
“You have so many years and screw-ups ahead of you.”
“I don’t like Mondays but unfortunately they come around eventually.”
“Well, you know my babbling capabilities are infinite.”
“I can be flexible, as long as everything is exactly the way I want it.”
“I hate when I’m an idiot and don’t know it. I like being aware of my idiocy.”
“I’m not broken. Maybe just a little chipped.”
“There’s plenty to do tonight that we can be mortified about tomorrow.”
“I’m fine. I’m just being dramatic. It’s what I do.”
Best Rory Gilmore Quotes
These best Rory Gilmore quotes focus on the most important relationship in Rory’s life — with her mother — as well as a bit of her studious neurosis.
“You jump, I jump jack.”
“You’ve got such a great brain!”
“Mom, you’ve given me everything I need.”
“I cannot do this alone. I need my mommy and I don’t care who knows it.”
“I don’t know if she ever realized the person I most wanted to be was her.”
“I can go from zero to studying in less than 60 seconds!”
“A little nervous breakdown can work wonders for a girl.”
Best Gilmore Girls Quotes About Coffee
A post about the best Gilmore Girls quotes would simply NOT be complete without the best Gilmore Girls quotes about coffee. These ladies can’t live without it and don’t care who knows it.
“Coffee, please, and a shot of cynicism.” – Lorelai
“I need coffee in an IV.” – Lorelai
“I need caffeine. Whatever form you’ve got it. I haven’t had any all day. I’ll drink it, shoot it, eat it, snort it, whatever form it’s in, gimme.” – Lorelai
“You like coffee?” “Only with my oxygen.” – Lorelai
“I’m going to have to quit drinking coffee! And I love coffee — I really love coffee!” – Rory
“I will say anything for a cup of coffee.” – Lorelai
“Nothing says coffee like six in the morning!” – Lorelai
“Oh, I can’t stop drinking the coffee. I stop drinking the coffee, and I stop doing the standing, walking, and words putting into sentence doing.” – Lorelai
“If it was physically possible to make love to a hot beverage, this would be the one.” – Lorelai
Best Gilmore Girls Quotes About Love
Lastly, the best Gilmore Girls quotes also must include quotes about love, particularly Lorelai’s and Rory’s longtime quest to find it and navigate it’s peaks and valleys. I’ve also included a few quotes about love from two more important characters, Emily Gilmore and Luke Danes.
“Because I love you, you idiot!” – Rory
“I’m afraid once your heart is involved, it all comes out in moron.” – Lorelai
“Lorelei, this thing we’re doing here, me, you. I just wanted you to know I’m in, I am all in.” – Luke
“Relationships need verbs.” – Lorelai
“But marriage is not about always being happy. It’s about compromise.” – Emily
“It’s all any of us wants, to find a nice person to hang out with ‘til we drop dead.” – Lorelai
“Every relationship is just a big honking leap of faith.” – Rory
“Yes, I left behind a glass slipper and a business card … just in case the prince is really dumb.” – Lorelai
Those are the best Gilmore Girls quotes about books, coffee, love and more. I hope they transported you directly to Stars Hollow in your mind.
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