Sex and the City Quotes

Sex and the City Quotes

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The hit TV show Sex and the City has beautifully captured the turmoil of modern women stuck in a fast paced city. When you read Sex and the City quotes, your first thought may be: Is this how life in NYC is like? Read and decide for yourself.


Carrie: Everywhere I looked, people were standing in twos -- it was like Noah's Upper West Side rent-controlled Ark.



Samantha: Oh sweetie, forget about him. You are gonna be on the side of a bus.

10 million men are gonna be drooling over you every morning on their way to work. It's the best personal ad I've ever seen in my life.
Carrie: Samantha has a particular knack for turning a desperate situation into a hopeless one.


Carrie: Let's be honest. Sometimes there is nothing harder in life than being happy for somebody else. Like lottery winners. Or extremely successful people who are 27. And then there's that hell on earth that only your closest friends can inflict on you -- the baby shower.


Carrie: When Charlotte really liked a guy, she said his whole name -- it helped her to imagine their future monogrammed towels.


Miranda: Maybe it's time I stopped being so angry.
Carrie: Yah, but what would you do with all your free time?


Samantha: Until he says "I love you", you're a free agent.
Carrie: What is this? The Rules According to Samantha?
Samantha: See? I'm more old-fashioned than you think.




Samantha: Look at his robe. So "Robin and his Merry Men."


Carrie: Here. Swear. Swear on Chanel.


: Oh my God we're gonna have to ice skate home. Hell just froze over.


Carrie: I thought I had come to terms with my looks the year I turned thirty, when I realized I no longer had the energy to be completely superficial.




Samantha: Normal is the halfway point between what you want and what you can get.


Samantha: Here's what I think. Round up all the divorced men and keep them in a pound. That way, you get their whole history before you take one home.


Miranda: I love how they say "until recently, the bride 'worked'."
Carrie: Yeah, meaning she quit her job as soon as she found her soul-mate-slash-investment-banker.


Charlotte: Listen to this: sometime in the ten years before menopause, you may experience symptoms including all-month long PMS, fluid retention, insomnia, depression, hot flashes or irregular periods.
Carrie: On the plus side, people start to give up their seats for you on the bus.


Carrie: Our affair, like our hotels, had gone from elegant with crystal to seedy with plastic cups.


Miranda, : Why would that cheer her up? Does she look like a 22-year-old frat boy?

Sex and the City Quotes

Miranda: Men—wait, let me rephrase that—some men...
Carrie: Good move, counselor. That will look much better on the court transcripts of this dinner.Carrie: I used to think those people who sat alone at Starbucks writing on their laptops were pretentious posers. Now I know: They are people who have recently moved in with someone.Carrie: Maybe our mistakes are what make our fate. Without them, what would shape our lives? Perhaps if we never veered off course, we wouldn't fall in love, or have babies, or be who we are. After all, seasons change. So do cities. People come into your life and people go. But it's comforting to know the ones you love are always in your heart. And if you're very lucky, a plane ride away.Miranda: No, he's not sick. He's not hungry, he's not teething, he just wants to scream. I'm doing everything I can but I can't please him. If he was 35 this is when we would break up.Samantha: Your parents named you Jerry Jerrod? No wonder you drank.
Miranda: He was funny. And cute.Carrie: Yeah, and in town for a week! What's the point?Samantha: That IS the point! It's the best possible scenario, because you know he's leaving.Carrie: But it's like whatever happens, there's an expiration date. It's expiration dating.Charlotte: You're marrying him!Carrie: Will you stop? He doesn't even live in New York, he lives in Denver.Charlotte: People move! It would be so romantic.Carrie: Or tragic. Seriously. If I had the guy in high school, what have I been doing for the last twenty years?Carrie: Honey, if it hurts so much, why are we going shopping?Samantha: I have a broken toe, not a broken spirit.Carrie: Married people don't hate singles, they just want us 'figured out'.Miranda: Who is this Amalita Amalfi character anyway? I'm concerned that you've been drafted into a ring of high-class hookers.Carrie: She isn't a hooker. She's... she's like an international party girl.Miranda: She's a hooker with a passport.Samantha: Oh don't worry, Sweetie, don't worry -- nobody in New York notices a bus until it's about to hit them.Carrie: After a break-up, certain street, locations, even times of day are off-limits. The city becomes a deserted battlefield, loaded with emotional landmines. You have to be very careful where you step or you could be blown to pieces.

Sex and the City Quotes


Miranda: Y'see, this is why I don't date -- the men out there are freaks.Carrie: Well that's completely unfair.Miranda: I'm sorry, if a man is over 30 and single, there's something wrong with him, it's Darwinian -- they're being weeded out from propagating the species.Carrie: Okay, what about us?Miranda: We're just choosy. I'm getting more shrimp.Carrie: In the end, I decided I was definitely 34 going on 35. But in a city like New York, with its pace and its pressures, sometimes it's important to have a 13-year-old moment -- to remember a simpler time when the best thing in life was just hanging out, listening to records and having fun with your friends -- in your very own apartment.Stanford: It's so not fair. All the good ones are straight... even the gay ones.Samantha: You've got to get online, honey. If only for the porn.Miranda: I'm fine... but Charlotte, maybe your "hmmm hmmm" would like an order of fries?Carrie: Maybe the past is like an anchor holding us back. Maybe, you have to let go of who you were to become who you will be.Carrie: First they want you to come there two times a week, then three times a week, and eventually you're starting every sentence with 'my therapist says... 'Miranda: My therapist says that's a very common fear.Carrie: You think it's as simple as my dad walked out therefore I'll always be screwed up about men?Miranda: My father came home at seven on the button every night and I still have no clue.Stanford: Oh my God, look at him. It's like he travels with his own personal lighting director.Carrie: Come on, you wouldn't commit to a nice guy, given the chance?Stanford: I can't even commit to a long distance carrier.Carrie: My Zen teacher also said: the only way to true happiness is to live in the moment and not worry about the future. Of course, he died penniless and single.Carrie: Well, I think maybe there's a cheating curve. That someone's definition of what constitutes cheating is in direct proportion to how much they themselves want to cheat.Miranda: That's moral relativism!Carrie: I prefer to think of it as quantum cheating.

Sex and the City Quotes

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