The 16 Most Inspiring Grey's Anatomy Quotes of All Time

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How many of you find a new favorite quote every time you rewatch Grey's Anatomy? Here's a list of the sixteen most inspiring quotes from Grey's to help you through the fun time and the rough times. And don't forget to vote for your favorite and least favorite quotes so that your voice is heard, too!

  • When Cristina Gave Us The Pep Talk We Needed Most

    Community Score: 21

    "Have some fire. Be unstoppable. Be a force of nature. Be better than anyone here and don't give a damn about what anyone thinks."

    - Cristina Yang

  • When Cristina Reminded Us We Deserve Better

    Community Score: 19

    "If you want crappy things to stop happening to you, then stop accepting crap and start demanding more."

    - Cristina Yang

  • When Mark Reminded Us To Tell Our Loved Ones We Love Them

    Community Score: 14
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    "If you love someone, you tell them. Even if you're scared that it's not the right thing. Even if you're scared that it'll cause problems. Even if you're scared that it will burn your life to the ground, you say it, and you say it loud and you go from there."

    - Mark Sloan

  • When Meredith Reminded Us To TRY

    Community Score: 13

    "Knowing is better than wondering. Waking is better than sleeping, and even the biggest failure, even the worst, beats the hell out of never trying."

    - Meredith Grey

  • When Meredith Spoke The Truth About Friendship

    Community Score: 12
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    "Friends are the family we choose."

    - Meredith Grey

  • When Addison Told Us To Just Go For It

    Community Score: 11

    "We don't get unlimited chances to have the things that we want, and this I know. Nothing is worse than missing an opportunity that could have changed your life."

    - Addison Montgomery-Shepherd

  • When Richard Explained Why It Was Good To Be Scared

    Community Score: 10
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    "Sometimes it's good to be scared. It means you still have something to lose."

    - Richard Webber

  • When Amelia Reminded Us To Stay Positive

    Community Score: 8

    "If you aren't willing to keep looking for light in the darkest of places without stopping, even when it seems impossible, you will never succeed."

    - Amelia Shepherd

  • When Denny Explained That Mistakes Help Us Grow

    Community Score: 8

    "It turns out sometimes you have to do the wrong thing. Sometimes you have to make a big mistake to figure out how to make things right. Mistakes are painful, but they're the only way to find out who we really are."

    - Denny Duquette

  • When Bailey Told Us What Life Is Supposed To Be About

    Community Score: 7

    "You know as well as I do it's not about what you look like, or your job, or how successful you are. It's about having people in your life that you love and who love you. That's all that matters."

    - Miranda Bailey

  • When Meredith Reminded Us That Everything Happens For A Reason

    Community Score: 7

    "Just when we think we figured things out, the universe throws us a curveball. So, we have to improvise. We find happiness in unexpected places. We find ourselves back to the things that matter the most. The universe is funny that way. Sometimes it just has a way of making sure we wind up exactly where we belong."

    - Meredith Grey

  • When Cristina Reminded Us That Boys Aren't Everything

    Community Score: 7

    "Don't let what he wants eclipse what you need. He's very dreamy but he's not the sun, you are."

    - Cristina Yang

  • When Meredith Told Us Time Heals But You Have To Keep Going

    Community Score: 5

    "Time flies. Time waits for no man. Time heals all wounds. All any of us wants is more time. Time to stand up. Time to grow up. Time to let go. Time."

    - Meredith Grey

  • When Owen Told Us The Future Isn't So Scary

    Community Score: 4

    "The future is the home of our deepest fears and our wildest hopes."

    - Owen Hunt

  • When Meredith Spelled Out The Truth About Dating

    Community Score: 4

    "Don't ever date a man who can't handle your power." - Meredith Grey

  • When Izzie Reminded Us That Every Day Matters

    Community Score: 4

    "You never know the biggest day of your life is going to be the biggest. The days you think are going to be the big ones, they are never as big as you make them out to be in your head. It's the regular days, the ones that start out normal. Those are the days that end up being the biggest."

    - Izzie Stevens