125 Most Relatable 'Friends' TV Show Quotes Of All Time

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Unless you live under a rock, you've 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 and still holds up decades later. It's filled with relatable quotes and scenarios, following six best friends: Monica, Rachel, Phoebe, Chandler, Joey, and Ross. All their completely different personalities make one pretty awesome friend group.

While not everyone can magically have a huge apartment in New York City big enough to host parties and hangouts, their antics were completely relatable to viewers. Not only that, but "Friends" has tons of memorable catchphrases, like Joey Tribbiani's famous catchphrase "How You Doin?"

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But the most important lessons "Friends" taught us? Your friends will always be there for you, everyone has different opinions, do what you love like no one's watching, always keep it real, and know that you have 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, so 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...

125 Best Friends TV Show Quotes of All Time

Best Monica Geller Quotes

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

Season 1, Episode 1: "The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate"

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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

Season 10, Episode 16: "The One with Rachel's Going Away Party"

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

Season 1, Episode 6: "The One With the Butt"

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.”

Season 5, Episode 7: "The One Where Ross Moves In"

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

Season 9, Episode 11: "The One Where Rachel Goes Back to Work"

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

Season 1, Episode 1: "The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate"

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

Season 5, Episode 2: "The One with All the Kissing"

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

Monica: "He could hear me."

Season 2, Episode 12: "The One After the Superbowl"

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

Season 5, Episode 15, "The One With The Girl Who Hits Joey"

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

Season 3, Episode 17: "The One Without The Ski Trip"

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.”

Season 6, Episode 23: "The One with the Ring"

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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

Season 8, Episode 17: "The One with the Tea Leaves"

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

Season 3, Episode 4: "The One with the Metaphorical Tunnel"

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

Season 6, Episode 15: "The One That Could Have Been: Part 1"

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

Season 10, Episode 5: "The One Where Rachel's Sister Babysits"

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

Chandler: “Was that place the sun?”

Season 10, Episode 3: "The One with Ross's Tan"

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

Season 9, Episode 11: "The One Where Rachel Goes Back to Work"

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

Chandler: “Well, maybe he was nervous.”

Season 2, Episode 15: "The One Where Ross and Rachel... You Know"

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

Season 3, Episode 17: "The One Without the Ski Trip"

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

Season 8, Episode 17: "The One With The Tea Leaves"

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

Season 4, Episode 16: "The One With The Fake Party"

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

Season 4, Episode 4: "The One with the Ballroom Dancing"

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

Season 9, Episode 11: "The One Where Rachel Goes Back To Work"

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

Season 2, Episode 16: "The One where Joey Moves Out"

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

Season 7, Episode 18: "The One with Joey's Award"

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

Season 3, Episode 2: "The One Where No One's Ready"

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

Season 2, Episode 8: "The One with the List"

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

Season 1, Episode 14: "The One with the Candy Hearts"

29. Rachel: "Hey, I cook!"

Chandler: "Offering people gum is not cooking."

Season 6, Episode 9: "The One Where Ross Got High"

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

Season 9, Episode 6: "The One with the Male Nanny"

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

Season 6, Episode 24: "The One With The Proposal"

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

Season 1, Episode 23: "The One With The Birth"

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

Season 10, Episode 3: "The One with Ross's Tan"

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

Season 9, Episode 9: "The One with Rachel's Phone Number"

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

Season 10, Episode 12: "The One with Phoebe's Wedding"

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

Season 6, Episode 24: "The One with the Proposal: Part 1"

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

Season 9, Episode 22: "The One With the Donor"

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Best Phoebe Buffay Quotes

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

Season 7, Episode 4: "The One with Rachel's Assistant"

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

Season 6, Episode 23: "The One with the Ring"

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

Season 5, Episode 13: "The One with Joey's Bag"

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

Season 5, Episode 20: "The One with the Ride Along"

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

Season 9, Episode 7: "The One With Ross's Inappropriate Song"

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

Season 6, Episode 4: “The One Where Joey Loses His Insurance”

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

Season 8, Episode 21: "The One with the Cooking Class"

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

Season 3, Episode 23: "The One with Ross's Thing"

46. Monica: "Do you have a plan?"

Phoebe: "I don't even have a 'pla.'"

Season 1, Episode 4: "The One with George Stephanopoulos"

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

Season 10, Episode 17: "The Last One: Part 1"

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

Season 6, Episode 7: "The One Where Phoebe Runs"

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

Season 5, Episode 14: "The One Where Everybody Finds Out"

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50. “Princess Consuela Bananahammock.” — Phoebe Buffay

Season 10, Episode 14: "The One with Princess Consuela"

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

Season 3, Episode 10: "The One Where Rachel Quits"

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

Season 1, Episode 10: "The One With the Monkey"

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

Season 7, Episode 11: "The One with All the Cheesecakes"

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

Season 4, Episode 15: "The One with All the Rugby"

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

Season 2, Episode 14: "The One with the Prom Video"

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

Season 9, Episode 6: "The One with the Male Nanny"

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

Season 3, Episode 1: "The One with the Princess Leia Fantasy"

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

Season 1, Episode 1: "The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate"

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

Season 7, Episode 18: "The One with Joey's Award"

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

Season 4, Episode 12: "The One with the Embryos"

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

Season 6, Episode 3: "The One with Ross's Denial"

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

Season 2, Episode 6: "The One with the Baby on the Bus"

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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

Season 2, Episode 1: "The One with Ross's New Girlfriend"

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

Season 1, Episode 13: "The One With The Boobies"

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

Season 7, Episode 11: "The One with All the Cheesecakes"

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

Season 8, Episode 22: "The One Where Rachel Is Late"

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

Season 7, Episode 4" "The One With Rachel's Assistant"

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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

Season 7, Episode 3: "The One with Phoebe's Cookies"

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

Season 2, Episode 7: " The One Where Ross Finds Out"

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

Season 1, Episode 1: "The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate"

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

Season 8, Episode 14: "The One with the Secret Closet"

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

Season 2, Episode 1: "The One With Ross's New Girlfriend"

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

Season 3, Episode 2: "The One Where No One's Ready"

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

Season 5, Episode 19: "The One Where Ross Can't Flirt"

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

Season 2, Episode 2: "The One with the Breast Milk"

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

Season 5, Episode 2: "The One with All the Kissing"

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

Season 1, Episode 13: "The One With The Boobies"

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

Season 1, Episode 4: "The One with George Stephanopoulos"

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

Season 3, Episode 8: "The One With The Giant Poking Device"

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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

Season 8, Episode 5: "The One with Rachel's Date"

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

Season 10, Episode 2: "The One Where Ross Is Fine"

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

Season 6, Episode 8: "The One with Ross' Teeth"

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

Season 1, Episode 1: "The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate"

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Best Joey Tribbiani Quotes

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

Season 7, Episode 17: "The One with the Cheap Wedding Dress"

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

Season 8, Episode 16: "The One Where Joey Tells Rachel"

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

Season 8, Episode 9: "The One With the Rumor"

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

Season 4, Episode 13: "The One with Rachel's Crush"

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!”

Season 3, Episode 8: "The One With The Giant Poking Device"

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.”

Season 7, Episode 8: "The One Where Chandler Doesn't Like Dogs"

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

Season 6, Episode 19: "The One With Joey's Fridge"

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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

Season 4, Episode 7: "The One Where Chandler Crosses the Line"

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

Season 10, Episode 17: "The Last One"

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

Season 9, Episode 23: "The One in Barbados: Part 1"

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

Season 6, Episode 9: "The One Where Ross Got High"

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

Season 9, Episode 16: "The One With The Boob Job"

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

Season 3, Episode 2: "The One Where No One's Ready"

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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

Season 4, Episode 1: "The One with the Jellyfish"

98. “How you doin’?” — Joey Tribbiani

Multiple Episodes

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

Season 7, Episode 12: "The One Where They're Up All Night"

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Best Ross Geller Quotes

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

Season 6, Episode 17: "The One With the Unagi"

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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.”

Season 3, Episode 6: "The One with the Flashback"

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

Season 2, Episode 20: "The One Where Old Yeller Dies"

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

Season 5, Episode 9: "The One with Ross's Sandwich"

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

Season 6, Episode 17: "The One With the Unagi"

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

Season 9, Episode 17: "The One With the Memorial Service"

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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!”

Season 3, Episode 25: "The One at the Beach"

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.”

Season 2, Episode 6: "The One with the Baby on the Bus"

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.”

Season 7, Episode 12: "The One Where They're Up All Night"

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

Season 8, Episode 3: "The One Where Rachel Tells..."

110. Monica: "Where have you been?"

Ross: "Emotional hell."

Season 2, Episode 14: "The One with the Prom Video"

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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.”

Season 3, Episode 16: "The One with the Morning After"

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.”

Season 1, Episode 2: "The One with the Sonogram at the End"

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

Season 5, Episode 11: "The One with All the Resolutions"

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

Season 10, Episode 4: "The One With the Cake"

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

Season 5, Episode 19: "The One Where Ross Can't Flirt"

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

Season 6, Episode 17: "The One With the Unagi"

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

Season 3, Episode 15: "The One Where Ross And Rachel Take A Break"

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

Season 2, Episode 7: "The One Where Ross Finds Out"

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

Season 10, Episode 8: "The One with the Late Thanksgiving"

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

Season 5, Episode 16: "The One with the Cop"

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

Season 6, Episode 2: "The One Where Ross Hugs Rachel"

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

Season 7, Episode 10: "The One with the Holiday Armadillo"

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

Season 5, Episode 14: "The One Where Everybody Finds Out"

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

Season 10, Episode 2: "The One Where Ross Is Fine"

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

Season 7, Episode 19: "The One With Ross And Monica's Cousin"

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