13 Quotes That Will Make You Connect With Every Julia Roberts Character Ever


I always wanted to be her. With her timeless beauty and reckless hair.

She made me embrace my foul and uncontrolled curls. She made me want to be the best friend, the runaway bride, and even the singing prostitute.

I could watch endless nineties classics just obsessing over every character. There is something about her characters that makes an everyday girl with everyday issues feel better. I like to think that’s the reason she takes on certain roles to inspire those hopeless romantics who enjoy a good thriller and laughs outrageously loud at a good comedy…


“I guarantee there’ll be tough times. I guarantee that at some point, one or both of us is going to want get out. But I also guarantee that if I don’t ask you to be mine, I’ll regret it for the rest of my life. Because I know in my heart…you’re the only one for me.”

—Maggie Carpenter, Runaway Bride


“I am profoundly and irreversibly screwed up.”

—Maggie Carpenter, Runaway Bride


“Remember what Daddy always says—an ounce of pretension is worth a pound of manure.”

—Shelby, Steel Magnolias


“I am going to be very, very careful, nobody is going to be hurt or disappointed or even inconvenienced.”

—Shelby, Steel Magnolias


“I’ve been on a diet every day since I was 19, which basically means I’ve been hungry for a decade. I’ve had a series of not-nice boyfriends, one of whom hit me. And every time I get my heart broken, the newspapers splash it about as though it’s entertainment. And it’s taken two rather painful operations to get me looking like this.”

—Anna, Notting Hill


“I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.”

—Anna, Notting Hill


“It won’t last forever. Nothing does.”

—Liz, Eat Pray Love


“Real emotion transcends language Jerry. You don’t have to understand their words to feel their pain.”

—Samantha, The Mexican


“Look, I don’t know shit about shit but I know right from wrong!”

—Erin, Erin Brockovich


“It’s not that I can’t cook, I choose not to cook.”

—Isabel, Stepmom


“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…”

—Julianne, My Best Friend’s Wedding


“This is my one chance at happiness. I have to be ruthless!”

—Julianne, My Best Friend’s Wedding


Vivian: People put you down enough, you start to believe it.
Edward Lewis: I think you are a very bright, very special woman.
Vivian: The bad stuff is easier to believe. You ever notice that?

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