After all, computers crash, people die, relationships fall apart. The best we can do is breath and reboot.”
“They say life’s what happens when you’re busy making other plans. But sometimes in New York, life is what happens when you’re waiting for a table.”
“What ultimately defines a relationship is another relationship.”
“To be in a couple, do you have to put your single self on a shelf?”
“In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising?”
“If you are single there is always one thing you should take out with you on a Saturday night… your friends.”
“If two people have only one thought between them, something is very wrong.”
“Maybe men and women aren’t from different planets as pop culture would have us believe. Maybe we live a lot closer to each other. Perhaps, dare I even say it, in the same zip code.”
“Can you really forgive if you can’t forget?”
“Balls are to men what purses are to women.”
“I got to thinking about relationships and partial lobotomies. Two seemingly different ideas that might just be perfect together – like chocolate and peanut butter.”
“The Eskimos have hundreds of word for snow but we’ve invented three times that many words for relationships. What really defines a relationship?”
“Suddenly, I felt like I was wearing patchouli in a room full of Chanel.”
“Every once in a while, a girl has to indulge herself.”
New York is definitely haunted. Old lovers, ex-boyfriends, anyone you have unresolved issues with you are bound to run into again and again until you resolve them.”
“It’s like the riddle of the Sphinx… why are there so many great unmarried women, and no great unmarried men?”
“You can’t be friends with a squirrel! A squirrel is just a rat with a cuter outfit.”
Carrie : I’m looking for love. Real love. Ridiculous, inconvenient, consuming, can’t-live-without-each-other love. And I don’t think that love is here in this expensive suite in this lovely hotel in paris.
Carrie : That attitude, by the way, that awareness on the part of a woman that time is a-tickin’—it’s very sexy to a man.
Carrie : It’s really hard to walk in a single woman’s shoes — that’s why you sometimes need really special shoes!
Carrie : Think about it. If you are single, after graduation there isn’t one occasion where people celebrate you. … Hallmark doesn’t make a “congratulations, you didn’t marry the wrong guy” card. And where’s the flatware for going on vacation alone?
Carrie : People say ‘Everything happens for a reason.’ These people are usually women. And these women are usually sorting through a break-up. It seems that men can get out of a relationship without even a ‘Goodbye,’ But, apparently, women have to either get married or learn something.
like a Gefilte fish to water
Carrie : Maybe our mistakes are what make our fate. Without them, what would shape our lives? Perhaps if we never veered off course, we wouldn’t fall in love, or have babies, or be who we are. After all, seasons change. So do cities. People come into your life and people go. But it’s comforting to know the ones you love are always in your heart. And if you’re very lucky, a plane ride away.
Carrie : I used to think those people who sat alone at Starbucks writing on their laptops were pretentious posers. Now I know: They are people who have recently moved in with someone.
Carrie : Someone once said that two halves make a whole. And when two halves move in together, it makes a whole lot of stuff.
Carrie : I got to thinking about relationships and partial lobotomies: two seemingly different ideas that might just be perfect together—like chocolate and peanut butter
Carrie : In the end I decided I was definitely 34 going on 35, but in a city like New York, with its pace and its pressures, sometimes it’s important to have a 13-year-old moment. To remember a simpler time when the best thing in life was just hanging out, listening to records and having fun with your friends. In your very own apartment.
Carrie : When you’re a teenager, all you want to do is buy beer. But once you hit 30 all you want to do is to get carded.
Carrie : One woman’s pornographer is another woman’s spiritual leader.
Carrie : If I could master a stick shift, could a successful relationship be that far behind?
Carrie : It was a typical downtown male mix. Ten percent Wall Street, ten percent real estate, and ten percent [Samantha had] already slept with.
P.S: copied them so I can read then anytime. I’m a fan of these words…. FAN!!