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150+ Most Iconic Friends Quotes of All Time (2022)

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These Friends quotes are for you, whether you’re reliving your youth or a new fan of the hit show “Friends.”

This collection is full of relatable quotes that can inspire you, especially if you live alone away from your parents and have only a small circle of friends with whom you can communicate. “Friends” is the show that taught us that being cool isn’t everything in life and that it’s more important to be yourself.

You can definitely see yourself in one of these six adorable characters who will undoubtedly enlighten you on life, love, and a variety of other topics. Add these “Friends” quotes to your reading list for daily inspiration.

Check out the full list here.


Monica Geller Quotes

1. “I know!” — Monica Geller

2. “By the way, how did that feel, losing to a girl?” — Monica Geller

3. “Does anybody care what kind of potatoes I want!” — Monica Geller

4. “I know you all hate me and I am sorry but I don’t care.” — Monica Geller

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5. “Why don’t you stop worrying about sounding smart and just be yourself.” — Monica Geller

6. “Okay, hypothetically, why won’t I be married when I’m 40?” — Monica Geller

7. “We better stick to the routine; we don’t want to look stupid.” — Monica Geller

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8. “Not just clean, ‘Monica clean.'” — Monica Geller

9. “Guys can fake it? Unbelievable! The one thing that’s ours!” — Monica Geller

10. “You can’t fire me. I make your decisions and I say, ‘I’m not fired.’ Ha.” — Monica Geller

11. “It’s never taken you more than a shower to get over a relationship.” — Monica Geller

12. “Now, I need you to be careful and efficient. And remember: If I am harsh with you, it’s only because you’re doing it wrong.” — Monica Geller

Chandler Bing Quotes

13. “Hi, I’m Chandler. I make jokes when I’m uncomfortable.” — Chandler Bing

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14. “I tend to keep talking until somebody stops me.” — Chandler Bing

15. “I say more dumb things before 9 A.M. than most people say all day.” — Chandler Bing

16. “When I was younger, I started using humor as a defense mechanism.” — Chandler Bing

17. “If I were a guy and…did I just say ‘if I were a guy?’” — Chandler Bing

18. “I’m not great at the advice. Can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?” — Chandler Bing

19. “I’m glad we’re having a rehearsal dinner, I rarely practice my meals before I eat.” — Chandler Bing

20. “I’m a gym member. I try to go four times a week, but I’ve missed the last twelve hundred times.” — Chandler Bing

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21. “You have to stop the q-tip when there’s resistance!” — Chandler Bing

22. “I can handle this. ‘Handle’ is my middle name. Actually, ‘handle’ is the middle of my first name.” — Chandler Bing

23. “You’re a door. You only like knock-knock jokes.” — Chandler Bing

24. “What must it be like not to be crippled by fear and self-loathing?” — Chandler Bing

25. “If you’re not careful, you might not get married at all this year.” — Chandler Bing

26. “Like what she saw, huh? Dug my action, did she? Checking out the Chan Chan man!” — Chandler Bing

Phoebe Buffay Quotes

27. “Don’t hate. You don’t want to put that out into the universe.” — Phoebe Buffay

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28. “These jerks may not care about you but the universe does, and that says a lot.” — Phoebe Buffay

29. “Chandler, you have got to stop staring at that door. It’s like a watched pot. If you keep watching it, the door is never gonna boil.” — Phoebe Buffay

30. “Boyfriends and girlfriends come and go, but this is for life.” — Phoebe Buffay

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31. “You have to get off the plane. Something is wrong with the left phalange.” — Phoebe Buffay

32. “I’m very wise, I know.” — Phoebe Buffay

33. “See? He’s her lobster!” — Phoebe Buffay

34. “I wish I could, but I don’t want to.” — Phoebe Buffay

35. “Come on, Ross, you’re a paleontologist. Dig a little deeper.” — Phoebe Buffay

36. “Well, if she isn’t (dead), cremating her was a big mistake.” — Phoebe Buffay

37. “It’s so exhausting, waiting for death.” — Phoebe Buffay

38. “This is the nicest kitchen. The refrigerator told me to have a great day.” — Phoebe Buffay

39. “They don’t know that we know they know we know.” — Phoebe Buffay

40. “I’m a pacifist. But when the revolution comes, I’ll destroy all of you.” — Phoebe Buffay

41. “You should see me when I actually—oh actually, no, I look good.” — Phoebe Buffay

42. “Oh, my God, a woman flirting with a single man? We must alert the church elders!” — Phoebe Buffay

43. “I’m a lady, Monica. I don’t kiss and tell. But this hickey speaks for itself.” — Phoebe Buffay

44. “Are you in there, little fetus? In nine months, will you greet us? I will… buy you some Adidas.” — Phoebe Buffay

45. “I am against innocent trees being cut down in their prime and their corpses grotesquely dressed in, like, tinsel and twinkly lights.” — Phoebe Buffay

46. “Thirteen bathrooms in this place, I threw up in a coat closet.” — Phoebe Buffay

47. “Smelly cat, smelly cat, what are they feeding you? Smelly cat, smelly cat, it’s not your fault.” — Phoebe Buffay

48 “Chandler still thinks I’m pregnant and he hasn’t asked me how I’m feeling or offered to carry my bags. I feel bad for the woman who ends up with him.” — Phoebe Buffay

49. “Your tombstone can say whatever you want it to say. It could say, ‘Ross Geller, Good at Marriage!’ Y’know? Mine’s gonna say, ‘Phoebe Buffay, Buried Alive.” — Phoebe Buffay

Rachel Green Quotes

50. “Oh I’m sorry, did my back hurt your knife?” — Rachel Green

51. “I hope it’s still funny when you’re in hell.” — Rachel Green

52. “Well, maybe I don’t need your money. Wait, wait! I said, ‘Maybe.’” — Rachel Green

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53. “That’s a great story. Tell it while you’re getting me some iced tea.” — Rachel Green

54. “Why can’t parents just stay parents? You know? Why do they have to become people?” — Rachel Green

55. “How do you expect me to grow if you won’t let me blow?” — Rachel Green

56. “Everyone I know is either getting married or getting pregnant.” — Rachel Green

57. “How do we end up with these jerks? We’re good people.” — Rachel Green

58. “Oh my God. I’ve become my father. I’ve been trying so hard not to become my mother, I didn’t see this coming.” — Rachel Green

59. “Does this look like something the girlfriend of a paleontologist would wear?” — Rachel Green

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60. “Oh, that’s okay, girls tend to not like me.” — Rachel Green

61. “I’m gonna go get one of those job things.” — Rachel Green

62. “Isn’t that just kick-you-in-the-crotch, spit-on-your-neck fantastic?” — Rachel Green

63. “How long do cats live? Like assuming you don’t throw ‘em under a bus or something?” — Rachel Green

64. “We are dessert stealers. We are living outside the law.” — Rachel Green

65. “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?” — Rachel Green

66. “You know what? I just shouldn’t be allowed to make decisions anymore.” — Rachel Green

67. “Oh, are you setting Ross up with someone? Does she have a wedding dress?” — Rachel Green

68. “Isn’t this exciting! I earned this! I wiped tables for it, I steamed milk for it, and it was totally… not worth it. Who’s FICA? Why’s he getting all my money?” — Rachel Green

Joey Tribbiani Quotes

69. “Food? Oh, give me.” — Joey Tribbiani

70. “Why God? Why? We had a deal! Let the others grow old! Not me.”

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71. “How you doin’?” — Joey Tribbiani

72. “Don’t you put words in people’s mouths. You put turkey in people’s mouths.”

73. “Look at me! I’m Chandler! Could I be wearing any more clothes?” — Joey Tribbiani

74. “You can’t just give up! Is that what a dinosaur would do?” — Joey Tribbiani

75. “Over the line? You’re so far past the line that you can’t even see the line! The line is a dot to you!” — Joey Tribbiani

76. “You don’t own a TV? What’s all your furniture pointed at?” — Joey Tribbiani

77. “Okay. So I’m out four thousand dollars and nobody’s boobs are getting any bigger?” — Joey Tribbiani

78. “Here come the meat sweats.” — Joey Tribbiani

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79. “These are just feelings. They’ll go away.” — Joey Tribbiani

80. “I look a woman up and down and say, ‘How you doin?'” — Joey Tribbiani

81. “Well, the fridge broke, so I had to eat everything.” — Joey Tribbiani

82. “I like it. What’s not to like? Custard? Good. Jam? Good. Meat? Good.” — Joey Tribbiani

83. “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!” — Joey Tribbiani

84. “Man, I’m starving. What was I thinking at dinner? ‘Do you want soup or salad?’ Both. Always order both.” — Joey Tribbiani

Ross Geller Quotes

85. “Ah, humor based on my pain. Ah, ha, ha.” — Ross Geller

86. “Unagi is a total state of awareness.” — Ross Geller

87. “I am this close to tugging on my testicles again.” — Ross Geller

88. “If you’re going to call me names, I would prefer ‘Ross, the Divorce Force.’ It’s just cooler.” — Ross Geller

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89. “We were on a break!” — Ross Geller

90. “Look, it’s the artist formerly known as Chandler.” — Ross Geller

91. “I tell you, when I actually die, some people are gonna get seriously haunted.” — Ross Geller

92. “You’re over me? When were you…under me?” — Ross Geller

93. “In Vegas. I was so drunk, I could’ve married Joey.” — Ross Geller

94. “Y’know what? I’m gonna go out on a limb and say no divorces in ’99!” — Ross Geller

95. “You and those vegetables have, uh… real thing going, huh?” — Ross Geller

96. “You-you-you… You threw my sandwich away… My sandwich? MY SANDWICH!” — Ross Geller

97. “Only by achieving true unagi can you be prepared for any danger that may befall you.” — Ross Geller

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Best “Friends” Catchphrase and Dialogues That Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

98. Rachel: “Maybe we should take a break.”

Ross: “You’re right. Let’s cool off, get some frozen yogurt.”

Rachel: “No, a break from us.”

99. Joey: “If he doesn’t like you, this is all a moo point.”

Rachel: “A moo point?”

Joey: “Yeah. It’s like a cow’s opinion. It just doesn’t matter. It’s moo.”

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100. “Welcome to the real world. It sucks. You’re gonna love it.” — Monica Geller

101. Ross: “You, uh, you don’t believe in gravity?”

Phoebe: Well, it’s not so much that, you know, like I don’t believe in it, you know, it’s just… I don’t know. Lately, I get the feeling that I’m not so much being pulled down as I am being pushed.”

102. “We may not be who she thinks we are, but no one will ever love that baby more than us.” — Monica Geller

103. “I think I can safely say that we all have family issues, work, and/or are sick.” — Chandler Bing

104. Joey: “You’re smoking again?”

Chandler: “Well, actually, yesterday I was smoking again. Today, I’m smoking still.”

105. Ross: “Ok, look. You don’t have to get married. We can just go home and take a shower. That’s not so scary is it?”

Chandler: “Depends on what you mean by ‘we.’”

106. Joey: “The casting director doesn’t talk to friends! She only talks to agents!”

Phoebe: “What a sad little life she must lead.”

107. Phoebe: “For your information, this happens to be a pain like no man will ever experience.”

Chandler: “I don’t think you can make that statement unless you’ve been kicked in the area, God only meant to be treated nicely.”

108. Joey: “Okay, Ducks is heads, because ducks have heads.”

Chandler: “What kind of scary clowns came to your birthday?”

109. “It’s always better to lie than to have the complicated discussion.” — Chandler Bing

110. Ross: “Well, wait a minute, why is she in the title?”

Susan: “It’s my baby too.”

Ross: “Um, excuse me; I don’t remember you making any sperm.”

111. Amy Green: “Uh, sure you wanna eat that?”

Joey: “I’m curvy and I like it!”

112. Chandler: “Hey, you cry every time someone mentions Titanic.”

Joey: “Those two only had each other!”

113. Joey: “Some girl ate Monica.”

Monica: “Shut up, the camera adds ten pounds!”

Chandler: “So how many cameras are actually on you?”

114. Monica: “Hey. It’s three in the morning. They don’t know that I’ve come home yet. You notice how neither one of them is wondering where I am.”

Phoebe: “Yeah, you know, people can be so self-involved.”

Friends Quotes About Love and Relationships

115. “Until I was 25, I thought the response to ‘I love you’ was ‘Oh, crap.'” — Chandler Bing

116. Joey Tribbiani: “You got married too fast.”

Dr. Ross Geller: “That’s not advice!”

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117. “Getting over you is the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do.” — Monica Geller

118. “I’m hopeless and awkward and desperate for love!” — Chandler Bing

119. “Chandler… In all my life… I never thought I would be so lucky. As to…fall in love with my best…my best… There’s a reason why girls don’t do this!” — Monica Geller

120. “Do you really think the best reason to get married is because you’re sorry?” — Monica Geller

121. “Is it me? Is it like I have a beacon that only dogs and men with severe emotional problems can hear?” — Monica Geller

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122. “It is a love based on giving and receiving as well as having and sharing.” — Joey Tribbiani

123. “Oh, you like that? You should hear my phone number.” — Phoebe Buffay

124. “Why I am attracted to guys where there’s no future?” — Monica Geller

125. “If you’re too afraid to be in a relationship, then don’t be in one.” — Monica Geller

126. Rachel: “I’m not someone who goes after a guy five minutes after he’s divorced.”

Monica: “No, you go after them five minutes before they get married.”

127. Rachel: “Go tell him he’s cute. What’s the worst that could happen?”

Monica: “He could hear me.”

128. “When I first meet somebody it’s usually panic, anxiety, and a great deal of sweating.” — Chandler Bing

129. “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!’” — Chandler Bing

130. Monica: “I know of two surefire ways to shut a man up. And one of them is sex.”

Rachel: “What’s the other one?”

Monica: “I don’t know. I’ve never had to use the other one.”

131. “Ross! We broke up two years ago. You’ve been married since then. I think it’s okay that we see other people.” — Rachel Green

132. Dina Tribbiani: “He’s a real nice guy. I like him a lot. He’s really funny.”

Joey Tribbiani: “You got pregnant for ‘funny?’ Dina…if he’s funny…laugh!”

133. Phoebe: “We’re wondering if Chandler’s girlfriend is a girl.”

Joey: “Just ask her how long she’s gonna live. Women live longer than men.”

Funny Friends Quotes That Will Make You Want to Watch it Again

134. Ross: “No, Homo habilis was erect. Australopithecus was never fully erect.”

Chandler: “Well, maybe he was nervous.”

135. Monica: “Unbelievable! Why is your family Scottish?”

Chandler: “Why is your family Ross?”

136. “Why yes, Ross, pressing my third nipple. It opens the delivery entrance to the magical land of Narnia.”— Chandler Bing

137. Ross: “I went to that tanning place your wife suggested.”

Chandler: “Was that place the sun?”

138. Joey: “Hey, Ross, I got a science question: If the Homo sapiens were, in fact, HOMO sapiens…is that why they’re extinct?”

Ross: “Joey, Homo sapiens are PEOPLE.”

Joey: “Hey, I’m not judging!”

139. Rachel: “How could you not tell me she has hair?”

Phoebe:” I don’t know, I hardly say that about people!”

140. Ross: “Rach, you balded my girlfriend!”

Rachel: “See, she doesn’t look that bad.”

Ross: “You can see the moonlight bouncing off her head!”

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141. “If you want to receive emails about my upcoming shows, please give me money so I can buy a computer.” — Phoebe Buffay

142. “You love divorce so much, you’re probably gonna marry it—and then it won’t work out, so you’re gonna have to divorce it.” — Phoebe Buffay

143. Phoebe: “Oh you know what you should do? You should buy a state and then name it after yourself!”

Pete: “What, like Pete Dakota?”

Phoebe: “Or Mississi-Pete.”

Short and Iconic Friends Quotes

144. “I just thought he was nice, you know…” — Monica Geller

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145. “You don’t tell me what to do. I tell you what to do.” — Monica Geller

146. “Joey doesn’t share food.” — Joey Tribbiani

147. “This parachute is a knapsack!” — Chandler Bing

148. “He’s so pretty, I want to cry.” — Rachel Green

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149. “No uterus, no opinion.” — Rachel Green

150. “It hurts my Joey’s apple!” — Joey Tribbiani

151. “So it seems like this Internet thing is here to stay.” — Chandler Bing

152. “Cheese. It’s milk that you chew.” — Chandler Bing

153. “Nice camouflage. For a minute, I almost didn’t see you.” — Chandler Bing

Who Among the Six Main Characters on the Sitcom “Friends” Can You Relate To?

Friends, like family, have a significant impact on our lives. We also consider them to be family members to whom we can turn when we have problems.

Everyone has a special friend who is always there for us in good times and bad. So, never feel alone in your life’s battles, because someone is always rooting for you to succeed. We hope that these Friends quotes not only make you laugh but also strengthen your bonds with your friends.

Which of these Friends quotes is your favorite? Please let us know in the comments.


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