“So yes, they let women do some things at NASA, Mr. Johnson. And it’s not because we wear skirts. It’s because we wear glasses.” Taraji P. Henson as Katherine Johnson in Hidden Figures
“Troubles me? What’s so damned troubling about not having died? How old do you think I am?” DeForest Kelley as Admiral McCoy in Star Trek: The Next Generation
“At my age, one must ration one’s excitement.” Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham on Downton Abbey
This quote from “The One Where They All Turn 30” episode of Friends keeps running through my mind ahead of my birthday tomorrow!
“Happy birthday, Grandma. It’s better to be over the hill than buried under it.” Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green (reading a birthday card from Monica and Chandler) on Friends
“No, no. I said, ‘Would I lie?’ It was very tricky. I was like Houdini, but with words.” Debra Jo Rupp as Kitty Forman on That 70s Show
This conversation between Chandler and Rachel on Friends will never not make me laugh, and it also always makes me think of Eli’s Cheesecake!
“Where do you want to go to lunch?”
“Mama’s Little Bakery, Chicago, Illinois!”
“Well, uh, double dumbass on you!” William Shatner as Admiral Kirk in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
“I’m sorry. This is the fun-vee. The hum-drum-vee is back there.” Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark in Iron Man
This line, spoken by Admiral Kirk at Captain Spock’s beautiful, is a beautiful tribute to a complex character:
Of my friend, I can only say this: of all the souls I have encountered in my travels, his was the most… human. William Shatner as Admiral Kirk in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan