Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Best Quotes From YOU

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I'm a little bit obsessed with a book (and Netflix) series called You. The series follows Joe, a stalker and serial killer. As you can probably imagine, the plot is very dark, but there are surprising moments of humor and insight. That's what we're talking about today. These are my favorite quotes from the series.

If you're not familiar with You, here's a summary of the first book:

When a beautiful aspiring writer strides into the East Village bookstore where Joe Goldberg works, he does what anyone would do: he Googles the name on her credit card.

There is only one Guinevere Beck in New York City. She has a public Facebook account and Tweets incessantly, telling Joe everything he needs to know: she is simply Beck to her friends, she went to Brown University, she lives on Bank Street, and she’ll be at a bar in Brooklyn tonight—the perfect place for a “chance” meeting.

As Joe invisibly and obsessively takes control of Beck’s life, he orchestrates a series of events to ensure Beck finds herself in his waiting arms. Moving from stalker to boyfriend, Joe transforms himself into Beck’s perfect man, all while quietly removing the obstacles that stand in their way—even if it means murder.

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💥  The Best You Quotes  💔

A drawing of a white bird cage on a gray background. White birds are flying out of the cage.

"The only thing crueler than a cage so small that a bird can't fly is a cage so large that a bird thinks it can fly."

Gray heart-shaped ornament surrounded by smoke.

"There is nothing more terrifying than realizing the one who knows you best loves you least."

An unfinished painting of a blue-gray human eye.

"My middle school health teacher told us that you can hold eye contact for ten seconds before scaring or seducing someone."

A bored-looking woman sitting at a desk with her cell phone.

"If people could handle their self-loathing, customer service would be smoother."

6 shelves full of colorful books.

"I love Stephen King as much as any red rum drinking American, but I resent the fact that I, the bookseller, am his bitch."

Quote written in red font on a black background.

"So I Lyfted to Home Depot, where I bought random stuff, rope and duct tape, plastic bags, cable ties, and plastic gloves. The girl at the register winked and said she's also a big fan of Fifty Shades and this is what has become of our society. Fucking and killing are the same damn thing."

Quote written in black font on a white background.

"I wish it were socially acceptable to brandish a knife."

Tortilla chips arranged around a wooden bowl of guacamole.

"There is nothing remarkable about this 'guac', about any 'guac', and California needs to calm the fuck down."

An annoyed-looking woman sitting on a couch.

"There's nothing more annoying than good advice from someone who makes a lot of bad decisions."

Closeup of 2 gifts wrapped in brown paper and twine.

"Jeff Bezos is a rich man because he knows how much we all just love to get a present, even if it's a present we bought for ourselves."

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What's your current favorite book or TV series?


  1. I haven't read the book or seen the show, but I'm intrigued now! This guy sounds unintentionally hilarious.

  2. I still need to read the book, and I've only seen the the first episode of You. I wanted to read the book first...but you know, I'm so behind. LOL Love all these quotes, and the graphics you made for them.

    Lauren @ www.shootingstarsmag.net

  3. I started the show but didn't finish yet (which happens a lot with me and Netflix)!

  4. I was really pleased with how the show has turned out - I haven't seen the most recent season yet, though!

  5. YOU isn't my type of book/movie, but I'm glad you enjoy it so much :)

    Happy TTT!

  6. Nice quotes! I especially like Jeff Bezos is a rich man because he knows how much we all just love to get a present, even if it's a present we bought for ourselves." It totally explains my addiction to Amazon.

  7. some of these are quite unsettling.

  8. I had no idea You was a book! Or that it had so many fascinating lines.

  9. The Home Depot quote is chilling. Remind to NOT read that book. Ha!

  10. I have neither read nor watched the show, but I am intrigued (and slightly insulted by that guacamole quote).

  11. Good quotes... I especially like the "Advice" from one who makes bad decisions. Sounds too true.

  12. Okay, I had no interest in You but now after reading these quotes, I wanna give the book a shot!

  13. I've been doubting to read this book or watch this show, as it did seem quite dark, but do I love the humor in these quotes, so maybe I still need to give it a try.

  14. "I love Stephen King as much as any red rum drinking American, but I resent the fact that I, the bookseller, am his bitch." << one of my fav quotes

  15. When I read the title of this post I thought you were quoting book bloggers or something. LOL! I haven't read this book, but I watched the first season of the show, and I could definitely see any of these quotes coming from the MC.