Top 15 Sex and the City Quotes

Sex and the City is one of the most popular series reclaiming female sexual independence. It is also a statement about glamor, fun and feminist ideas surrounding 4 female friends trying to live and thrive in New York City. We all enjoyed the four different characters: Carrie, the forever romantic writer, Miranda, the empowered lawyer; Samantha, the explicit sexual encounters-seeker, and Charlotte, the refined and elegant prude. To celebrate the series we fell in love with more than 10 years ago, here are the top 15 Sex and the City quotes reflecting special moments that impressed us and helped create the series’ brand.

1. When we realized how important family is

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“The most important thing in life is your family. There are days you love them, and others you don’t. But, in the end, they’re the people you always come home to. Sometimes it’s the family you’re born into and sometimes it’s the one you make for yourself.” (Carrie)

2. When we shared our views about men with Samantha

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“There isn’t enough wall space in New York City to hang all of my exes. Let me tell you, a lot of them were hung.” (Samantha)

3.  When we knew joking about men would be fun

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“Ladies! Seamen, twelve o’clock!” (Samantha)

“I pray when I turn around there are sailors, because with her, you never know.” (Miranda)

4.  When we find out simple truths from Carrie

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“Sometimes we need to stop analyzing the past, stop planning the future, stop figuring out precisely how we feel, stop deciding exactly what we want, and just see what happens.” (Carrie)

5.  How poetic post-break-up feelings can be

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“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.” (Carrie)

6. Where spending too much can get you

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“I’ve spent $40,000 on shoes and I have no place to live? I will literally be the old woman who lived in her shoes!” (Carrie)

7.  How you can end up with a baby even in the most improbable situation

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“He has one ball, and I have a lazy ovary! In what twisted world does that create a baby? It’s like the Special Olympics of conception.” (Miranda)

8.  How funny sex seems through Samantha’s eyes

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“Easy?! You men have no idea what we’re dealing with. Teeth placement and jaw stress and suction and gag reflex. And all the while bobbing up and down, moaning and trying to breathe through our noses. Easy? Honey, they don’t call it a job for nothing” (Samantha)

9.  How do we all feel about exes

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“Oh please, there’s always a competition with an ex, it’s called ‘who’ll die miserable?” (Samantha)

10.  How bad but funny Carrie’s ideas about finances were

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“I like my money where I can see it – hanging in my closet.” (Carrie)

11. How funny Miranda was when talking about her sex life

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“’Do any of you have a completely unremarkable friend or maybe a houseplant I could go to dinner with on Saturday night?” (Miranda)

12. When we found out the truth about housing

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“Beauty is fleeting, but a rent-controlled apartment overlooking the park is forever.” (Carrie)

13. When Carrie summed up sexism

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“When men attempt bold gestures, generally it’s considered romantic. When women do it, it’s often considered desperate or psycho. ” (Carrie)

14.  How we enjoyed Miranda making fun of Charlotte

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“”I read it in a magazine.” (Charlotte)

“What magazine? Convenient Theories For You Monthly?” (Miranda)

15. How Stanford got us to look carefully at our own lifestyle

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“Puberty is a phase… fifteen years of rejection is a lifestyle.” (Stanford)

At the 15-year anniversary of the series, we couldn’t think of anything better than those quirky and hilarious 15 Sex and the City quotes for you to enjoy the sassy spirit of sisterhood. Could you think of any other quotes you liked?

 

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