15 ‘Sex and the City’ Quotes That Will Change The Way You See Life

They made us laugh, cry and think with their exciting love lives. Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte have become, with the passing of the years, every woman’s best friends, with their ability to make us smile about our insecurities and oddities. Their stories are our stories.

Brilliantly adapted for television by director and screenwriter Michael Patrick King, Sex and the City provoked a scandal when it appeared for the first time on television, due to the sexual freedom proposed and the “shameless” sex scenes.

We want to pay tribute to the series that made us dream for almost 20 years with a selection of 15 of its most brilliant quotes. Read them all!

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


2 – “I feel the same way about being a bridesmaid as you feel about Botox. Painful and unnecessary.” (Samantha)


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


4 -“Men who are too good looking are never good in bed because they never had to be.” (Carrie


5 – “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)


6 – “What’s the big mystery? It’s my clitoris, not the sphinx.” (Miranda)


7 – “Fuck me badly once, shame on you. Fuck me badly twice, shame on me.” (Samantha)


8 – “Being single used to mean that nobody wanted you. Now it means you’re pretty sexy and you’re taking your time deciding how you want your life to be and who you want to spend it with.” (Carrie)

9 – “Monogamy is on its way out again. It had a brief comeback in the 90s, but as the millennium approaches, everyone’s leaving their options open.” (Stanford Blatch)


10 – “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)

SEX AND THE CITY, Sarah Jessica Parker, (Season 6), 1998-2004, © HBO / Courtesy: Everett Collection

11 -“After all, seasons change, so do cities; people come into your life and people go. But it’s comforting to know that the ones you love are always in your heart. And if you’re very lucky, a plane ride away.” (Carrie)


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

Sarah Jessica Parker Filming a Scene from "Sex and the City" in New York City on 4/25/01

13 -“I’m a 34-year-old woman with braces and I’m on a liquid diet. Pain doesn’t begin to cover it.” (Miranda)


14 – “Wrong ring, wrong guy!” (Samantha)


15 – “And finally, the most important break up rule: no matter who broke your heart, or how long it takes to heal, you’ll never go through it, without your friends.” (Carrie)



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