125 Most Relatable 'Friends' Quotes Of All Time

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Unless you live under a rock, you've probably heard of the hit 90s sitcom, "Friends," AKA one of the best television shows ever made. If you're like me, you probably even quote the show all the time.

This show is iconic. It's filled with relatable quotes and scenarios as you follow six on-screen besties you could ever want: Monica, Rachel, Phoebe, Chandler, Joey, and Ross. They all have completely different personalities, yet they made one crazy, awesome friend group that everyone can relate to.

Some crazy scenarios popped up in the show, and somehow it's still relatable to all of us living in the real world. Not everyone can magically have a huge apartment in New York City big enough to host parties and hangouts, but you get the point.

"Friends" also has very memorable catchphrases from each character like Rachel Green's iconic catchphrase "No Uterus, No Opinion," or Joey Tribbiani's famous catchphrase "How You Doin?"

The most important lesson "Friends" teaches us is that you will always have your friends and they will always be there for you through thick and thin. "Friends" also teaches you that everyone has different opinions, do what you love like no one's watching, always keep it real, and know there's always a bright side to life and you just have to try to stay motivated with a little help from your friends.

That's just what these best "Friends" TV show quotes show us!

These classic quotes might bring back memories that were deeply hidden in your brain, but you'll probably be able to remember exactly what episode they are from. 

Enjoy taking a trip down memory lane with the best friends you've never met with these throwback lines from the show. Here's "The One With" all the "Friends" quotes. 

Best Monica Geller Quotes

1. "Welcome to the real world. It sucks. You're gonna love it." —Monica Geller

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2. "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


3. "Not just clean, 'Monica clean.'" —Monica Geller


4. 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.”


5. "Guys can fake it? Unbelievable! The one thing that's ours!" —Monica Geller


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


7. "You can't fire me. I make your decisions and I say, 'I'm not fired.' Ha." —Monica Geller


8. Rachel: "Go tell him he's cute. What's the worst that could happen?"
Monica: "He could hear me."

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9. "If you're too afraid to be in a relationship, then don't be in one." —Monica Geller


10. "It's never taken you more than a shower to get over a relationship." —Monica Geller


11. 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.”

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Best Chandler Bing Quotes

12. "I'm not great at the advice. Can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?" —Chandler Bing 

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13. "I'm hopeless and awkward and desperate for love!" —Chandler Bing 


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


15. "If I were a guy and... Did I just say 'if I were a guy?' —Chandler Bing


16. Ross: “I went to that tanning place your wife suggested.”
Chandler: “Was that place the sun?”


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


18. Ross: “No, Homo habilis was erect. Australopithecus was never fully erect.”
Chandler: “Well, maybe he was nervous.”


19. "I can handle this. 'Handle' is my middle name. Actually, 'handle' is the middle of my first name." —Chandler Bing


20. "Until I was 25, I thought the response to 'I love you' was 'Oh, crap.'" —Chandler Bing 

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21. "I say more dumb things before 9 A.M. than most people say all day." —Chandler Bing


22. "I'm a gym member. I try to go four times a week, but I've missed the last twelve hundred times." —Chandler Bing


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


24. “Oh god. Can open. Worms everywhere!” —Chandler Bing


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


26. “Alright, I took the quiz. And it turns out I do put my career before men.” —Chandler Bing


27. “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


28. “Oh, man. In my next life, I’m coming back as a toilet brush!” —Chandler Bing


29. Rachel: "Hey, I cook!"
Chandler: "Offering people gum is not cooking."

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30. "You're a door. You only like knock-knock jokes." —Chandler Bing


31. “Hi, I'm Chandler. I make jokes when I'm uncomfortable." —Chandler Bing


32. "This parachute is a knapsack!" —Chandler Bing


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


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


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


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


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

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Best Phoebe Buffay Quotes

38. "Oh you like that? You should hear my phone number." —Phoebe Buffay 

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


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


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


42. "13 bathrooms in this place, I threw up in a coat closet." —Phoebe Buffay


43. "It's so exhausting, waiting for death." —Phoebe Buffay

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


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


46. Monica: "Do you have a plan?"
Phoebe: "I don't even have a 'pla.'"

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47. “Something is wrong with the left phalange.” —Phoebe Buffay


48. “Didn’t you ever run so fast you thought your legs were gonna fall off, you know, like when you were running toward the swings or running away from Satan?” —Phoebe Buffay


49. "They don't know that we know they know we know." —Phoebe Buffay

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50. “Princess Consuela Bananahammock.” —Phoebe Buffay


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


52. "Everybody looks so happy. I hate that." —Phoebe Buffay

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


54. “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


55. "See? He's her lobster!" —Phoebe Buffay

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56. “You should see me when I actually… Oh actually, no, I look good.” —Phoebe Buffay


57. “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.’” —Phoebe Buffay


58. "I wish I could, but I don't want to." —Phoebe Buffay

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


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


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


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

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Best Rachel Green Quotes

63. "Isn't that just kick-you-in-the-crotch, spit-on-your-neck fantastic?" —Rachel Green 

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


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


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


67. "He's so pretty, I want to cry." —Rachel Green

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68. “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


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


70. “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


71. "No uterus, no opinion." —Rachel Green 

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72. “Today, it’s like there’s rock bottom, then 50 feet of crap, then me.” —Rachel Green


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


74. “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


75. "Oh I'm sorry, did my back hurt your knife?" —Rachel Green 

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


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


78. “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


79. "I hope it's still funny when you're in hell." —Rachel Green

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80. “Hey, what do you think is a better excuse for why I’m not drinking on this date tonight: I’m a recovering alcoholic, I’m a Mormon, or I got so hammered last night I’m still a little drunk?” — Rachel Green


81. “Oh, that's okay, girls tend to not like me." —Rachel Green


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


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83. “Well, maybe I don’t need your money. Wait, wait! I said, ‘Maybe.'”

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Best Joey Tribbiani Quotes

84. "Food? Oh, give me." —Joey Tribbiani

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


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


87. “I look a woman up and down and say, 'How you doin?'" — Joey Tribbiani


88. 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!”


89. 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.”


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

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91. “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


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


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


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


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


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

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97. “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


98. “How you doin’?” —Joey Tribbiani


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

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Best Ross Geller Quotes

100. "Ah, humor based on my pain. Ah, ha, ha." —Ross Geller 

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101. Ross: “My marriage, I think my marriage is kind of over.”
Phoebe: “Why?”
Ross: “Because my wife's a lesbian... And I'm not one.”


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


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


104. “Unagi is a total state of awareness." —Ross Geller


105. "I tell you, when I actually die, some people are gonna get seriously haunted." —Ross Geller

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106. Ross: “Rach, you balded my girlfriend!”
Rachel: (About Bonnie's baldness) “See, she doesn't look that bad.”
Ross: “You can see the moonlight bouncing off her head!”


107. Ross: “How about the time I cut the legs off your Malibu Ken?”
Monica: “That was you?”
Ross: “Uh... They were infected. He wouldn't have made it.”


108. Joey: ”Ross! How much do you weigh?”
​Ross: ”I'd really rather not answer that, right now. I'm still carrying a little holiday weight.”


109. "I grew up in a house with Monica, OK. If you didn't eat fast, you didn't eat." — Ross Geller


110. "Where have you been?" —Monica Geller
"Emotional hell." —Ross Geller

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111. 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.”


112. 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.”


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


114. "I am this close to tugging on my testicles again." — Ross Geller


115. "You and those vegetables have, uh... real thing going, huh?" —Ross Geller


116. "Only by achieving true unagi can you be prepared for any danger that may befall you." —Ross Geller


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


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


119. “Brussels sprouts? That’s worse than no food.” —Ross Geller


120. “Pivot! Pivot! Pivot!” —Ross Geller


121. "In Vegas. I was so drunk, I could've married Joey." —Ross Geller


122. "I'm the holiday armadillo!" —Ross Geller


123. "Get off my sister!" —Ross Geller


124. "I hope everyone likes Mexican food because I’m making FAJITAS!" —Ross Geller


125. "A no-sex pact, huh? I seem to have one of those going with every woman in America." — Ross Geller

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