We Found the Most Iconic Quotes from My Best Friend's Wedding

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These Quotes from My Best Friend's Wedding Will Help You Find Love Again

I remember loving My Best Friend's Wedding as a child.

I was six years old and absolutely loved watching Julia Robert's red hair take over the television screen. It instantly became an iconic movie not only for me, but generations to come. While the crux of the movie isn't the best (I mean, she is trying to steal a man away from another woman!) but it was a great 90s movie in so many ways. The cult classic is full of great quotes that you've likely repeated to your friends over and over again. If you have watched My Best Friend's Wedding in a while the following quotes will incite you to do so. Next time you can't decide on what movie to watch, might we suggest a fun wedding movie?

My Best Friend's Wedding Quotes

  • "The thing that makes me wanna cry is, I'm losing the best friend I ever had." - Julianne Potter

  • "Michael's chasing Kimmy. You're chasing Michael. Who's chasing you? Nobody. Get it? There's your answer." - George Downes

  • "The misery, the exquisite tragedy. The Susan Hayward of it all. I can just picture you there, sitting alone at your table in your lavender gown." - George Downes

  • "Suddenly, a familiar song. And, you're off your chair in one, exquisite movement... wondering, searching, sniffing the wind like a dapple deer. Has God heard your little prayer? Will Cinderella dance again? And then, suddenly, the crowds part and there he is: sleek, stylish... radiant with charisma. Bizarrely, he's on the telephone. But then, so are you. And then he comes towards you... the moves of a jungle cat. Although you quite correctly sense that he is... gay... like most devastatingly handsome single men of his age are, you think... what the hell. Life goes on. Maybe there won't be marriage... maybe there won't be sex... but, by God, there'll be dancing." - George Downes

  • "You're never gonna be Jell-O! Now you need to come clean with your parents about this wedding because if you wait for the "Do you take this man?" part, it's considered poor form." - Julieanne Potter

  • "If you love someone you say it. Right then, out loud others the moment just passes you by." - Michael O'Neal

Quotes from My Best Friend's Wedding

  • " I had the strangest dream. I dreamt that some psychopath was trying to break the two of you up. Luckily, I woke up and I see that the world is just as it should be. For my best friend has won the best woman. Um, I didn't buy you a gift. However, this is on loan until you two find your song. So..." - Julianne Potter

  • "He's got you on a pedestal and me in his arms." - Kimmy Wallace

  • "This is my one chance at happiness. I have to be ruthless!" - Julianne Potter

  • "No, no, no, no. I'm a busy girl. I've got exactly four days to break up a wedding, steal the bride's fella and I haven't one clue how to do it. He was in love with everyday for nine godddamn years. Me!" - Julianne Potter

  • "No, he's nothing like me. He's like you, actually, only straight." - Julianne Potter

  • "Sophomore year at Brown, we had this one hot month. But, of course, you know me, I got restless. So, I get up the nerve to break his heart and he gives me this look, and then he says, "the thing that makes me wanna cry is, I'm losing the best friend I ever had." And at that moment, I knew, I felt the same way. So, I cried, for maybe the third time in my life, kissed him and we've been best friends ever since. We've seen each other through everything, losing jobs, losing parents, losing lovers. We've travelled all over. The best times of my life, drinking and talking, even if it's just over the phone." - Julianne Potter

  • "Oh, my God, it's the bride, and the woman she'll never live up to." - Amanda Newhouse

  • "I've got moves you've never seen." - Julianne Potter

The Best Quotes from My Best Friend's Wedding

  • "It's amazing the clarity that comes with psychotic jealousy." - George Downes

  • "Michael, I love you. I've loved you for nine years. I've just been too arrogant and scared to realize it, and, well, now, I'm just scared, so - I-I-I realize this comes at a very inopportune time, but I really have this gigantic favor to ask of you. Choose me. M-marry me. Let me make you happy. Oh, that sounds like three favors, doesn't it? B-but..." - Julieanne Potter

  • "Yeah, I mean, all those stories that Michael told me were hilarious. But, I mean, all those broken relationships, all those men, it must have hurt going through so many guys and never finding the right one." - Kimmy Wallace

  • "He'll choose Kim, you'll stand beside her at the wedding, kiss him goodbye, and go home. That's what you came here to do, so do it." - George Wallace

  • "Only a minor insight, you understand. Maybe Michael couldn't commit to this marriage so he created a delusion, produced an unconscious, psychosomatic manifestation of... I'm better with food. Okay, you're Michael, you're in a fancy french restaurant, you order... creme brulee for dessert, it's beautiful, it's sweet, it's irritatingly perfect. Suddenly, Michael realizes he doesn't want creme brûlée, he wants something else." - Julianne Potter

  • "Michael, I love you. I've loved you for nine years, I've just been too arrogant and scared to realize it. And, well, now I'm just scared. So, I realize this comes at a very inopportune time, but I really have this gigantic favor to ask of you. Choose me, marry me, let me make you happy. Oh, that sounds like three favors, doesn't it?" - Julianne Potter

  • "Life goes on. Maybe there won't be marriage, maybe there won't be sex, but, by God, there'll be dancing." - George Wallace

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