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100 Best Quotes from Netflix’s Emily in Paris

Bonjour! The second season of Netflix’s Emily in Paris is out, and just like its predecessor, the quirky show has a ton of entertaining quotes.

The comedy-drama series follows Emily Cooper, an American who is given the opportunity to work at a French marketing firm…even though she doesn’t speak their language. As Emily tries to find her footing in Paris, she works to balance her love life.

Despite the mixed opinions about the series and Emily’s fashion faux pas, it is undeniable that each character is très quotable.

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Here’s the scoop on the best quotes from Emily in Paris!

1. “I like Paris, but I’m not really sure Paris likes me.” – Emily

2. “The French are romantics, But they’re also realists.” – Mindy

Lily Collins as Emily in episode 202 of Emily in Paris.
Lily Collins as Emily in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

3. “You live to work. We work to live.” – Luc

4. “You’re in Paris now. I’m sure we can find you something better than peanut butter.” – Gabriel

Ashley Park as Mindy
Ashley Park as Mindy in episode 201 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

5. “It’s Paris. Everyone’s serious about dinner.” – Mindy

6. “Desire does not mean lack of respect. In fact, quite the opposite. It is a sign of respect.” – Antoine

Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau
Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau in episode 201 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

7. “Like wearing poetry.”- Emily

8. “Beyoncé is worth far more than the Mona Lisa.” – Mindy

(L to R) Lucien Laviscount as Alfie, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 208 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Lucien Laviscount as Alfie, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 208 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

9. “Oh, Emily you’re getting more French by the day.” – Sylvie

10. “I mean, the only ‘someone else’ is his restaurant. His pots and pans mean the world to him. Actually, more than people.” – Camille

(L to R) Lucas Bravo as Gabriel, Camille Razat as Camille, Lily Collins as Emily, Lucien Laviscount as Alfie
(L to R) Lucas Bravo as Gabriel, Camille Razat as Camille, Lily Collins as Emily, Lucien Laviscount as Alfie in episode 209 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

11. “I did Rosetta Stone on the plane, but it hasn’t kicked in yet.” – Emily

12. “Paris seems like a big city but it’s really just a small town.” – Camille

(L to R) Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau, Lily Collins as Emily, Kate Walsh as Madeline, Samuel Arnold as Julien in episode 209 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau, Lily Collins as Emily, Kate Walsh as Madeline, Samuel Arnold as Julien in episode 209 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

13. “We’re on the precipice of the rest of our lives.” – Brooklyn

14. “We never really had a chance but at least now, we have this one perfect thing.” – Emily

(L to R) Lucas Bravo as Gabriel, Camille Razat as Camille in episode 209 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Lucas Bravo as Gabriel, Camille Razat as Camille in episode 209 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

15. “Please for my sanity, use your words.” – Mindy

16. “Your language is seriously effed up.” – Emily

(L to R) Lucas Bravo as Gabriel, Camille Razat as Camille, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 209 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Lucas Bravo as Gabriel, Camille Razat as Camille, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 209 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

17. “You’re nice and French, and you speak English?” – Emily

18. “Of course. I grew up watching American TV.” – Camille

Kate Walsh as Madeline
Kate Walsh as Madeline in episode 209 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

19. “I’d bone appétit him.” – Mindy

20. “I have been dreaming of moving to Paris forever, you know. I mean French men, they love older women. Look at their president. He’s young. He’s hot. He married his schoolteacher.” – Madeline

(L to R) Bruno Gouery as Luc, Lily Collins as Emily, Camille Razat as Camille, Ashley Park as Mindy in episode 201 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Bruno Gouery as Luc, Lily Collins as Emily, Camille Razat as Camille, Ashley Park as Mindy in episode 201 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

21. “I’m not somebody who can share a crepe. I need the whole crepe.” – Emily

22. “Smudge-proof. Even when you’re berry hungry.” – Emily

Ashley Park as Mindy
Ashley Park as Mindy in episode 201 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

23. “I feel like Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge.” – Emily

24. “Paris is for cheese lovers.” – Emily

(L to R) Camille Razat as Camille, Lily Collins as Emily, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau in episode 201 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Camille Razat as Camille, Lily Collins as Emily, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau in episode 201 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

25. “Well, this will give you something to dream about.” – Emily

26. “The irony of menopause. Just when you have the time to really explore your mature, adventurous, sensual self, the vagina goes on strike.” – Emily

(L to R) Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau, Lily Collins as Emily, Camille Razat as Camille in episode 201 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau, Lily Collins as Emily, Camille Razat as Camille in episode 201 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

27. “Smoking is a pleasure, and without pleasure, who are we?” – Paul

28.”German?” – Sylvie

Lily Collins as Emily
Lily Collins as Emily in episode 201 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

29. “Without basic B*tches like me, you wouldn’t be fashionable.” – Emily

30. “Gossip Girl. We watched the entire series to find out it’s Dan.” – Pierre

Charles Martins as Mathieu Cadault in episode 201 of Emily in Paris.
Charles Martins as Mathieu Cadault in episode 201 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

31. “We don’t speak of Durée in this office. They used to be a client.” – Julien

32. “What happened?” – Emily

(L to R) Bruno Gouery as Luc, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau, Samuel Arnold as Julien in episode 210 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Bruno Gouery as Luc, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau, Samuel Arnold as Julien in episode 210 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

33. “We don’t speak of it, Emily.” – Julien

34. “It’s one thing to cheat on your wife with your mistress. It’s another thing to cheat on your mistress with a young American.” – Luc

(L to R) Bruno Gouery as Luc in episode 210 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021
(L to R) Bruno Gouery as Luc in episode 210 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

35. “How about you do you, and I’ll do me?” – Emily

36. “I’m really going to miss your omelets.” – Emily

Jean-Christophe Bouvet as Pierre Cadault
Jean-Christophe Bouvet as Pierre Cadault in episode 210 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

37. “With a little help from mon amie.” – Emily

38. “I feel like I’m dreaming and I’m about to wake up.” – Emily

(L to R) Bruno Gouery as Luc, Samuel Arnold as Julien, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau in episode 210 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Bruno Gouery as Luc, Samuel Arnold as Julien, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau in episode 210 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

39. “Has anyone noticed this is a very dysfunctional workplace?” — Emily

40. “I have been sleepwalking for too long. And now, I wake up.” — Pierre

(L to R) Ashley Park as Mindy, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 202 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Ashley Park as Mindy, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

41. “You haven’t done Paris right until you’ve had at least one wildly inappropriate affair.” – Mindy

42. “We came here to lose ourselves and find adventure.” — Brooklyn

 (L to R) Camille Razat as Camille, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 202 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Camille Razat as Camille, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

43. “To sleep under the stars.” — Camille

44. “Are you okay? You look like you just lost a follower.” – Mindy

(L to R) Jeremy O. Harris as Gregory Elliot Dupree, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021
(L to R) Jeremy O. Harris as Gregory Elliot Dupree, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

45. “No, but maybe a friend.” – Emily 

46. “Yeah, happy endings are very American.” – Julien

Arnaud Binard as Laurent
Arnaud Binard as Laurent in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

47. “It’s like I came to Paris, and suddenly I am Pam Spicer.” – Emily

48. “Who is Pam Spicer?” – Mindy

Camille Razat as Camille in episode 202 of Emily in Paris.
Camille Razat as Camille in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

49. “Just this girl from Chicago who’d get really drunk and then hit on everyone’s boyfriends. – Emily

50. “Yeah, it was like kind of a joke until it wasn’t.” – Emily

51. “You can never escape life. Never.” – Luc

Jeremy O. Harris as Gregory Elliot Dupree in episode 202 of Emily in Paris.
Jeremy O. Harris as Gregory Elliot Dupree in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

52. “So, you create the disease, then you treat the disease, then you market the treatments of the disease.” – Paul

53.”You’re the one bringing the drama.” – Julien

(L to R) Camille Razat as Camille, Ashley Park as Mindy in episode 202 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Camille Razat as Camille, Ashley Park as Mindy in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

54. “You didn’t do anything to Camille. You did do a lot of things to me” – Gabriel

55. “Oh, I see. Focus on having sex with a client to get your mind off your friend’s boyfriend. Are those the new rules?” – Sylvie

(L to R) Camille Razat as Camille, Janis Abrikh as Romain in episode 202 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Camille Razat as Camille, Janis Abrikh as Romain in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

56. “You’re a man who fights for his convictions. I like that.” – Antoine

57. “I won’t go to St. Tropez with a girl who’s in love with someone else.” – Mathieu 

Lily Collins as Emily in episode 202 of Emily in Paris.
Lily Collins as Emily in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

58. “There is only one way to get a guy out of your system.” – Camille

59. “You have sex with another one!”- Mindy

Charles Martins as Mathieu Cadault
Charles Martins as Mathieu Cadault in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

60. “Your rival still wants a piece of you. Grégory doesn’t look triumphant, he looks desperate. For now. But if you react, you look defensive and small.” – Julian 

61. “Okay. I’m sorry. Don’t listen to me. I mean, at this rate even I wouldn’t listen to me.” – Emily 

(L to R) Lily Collins as Emily, Jeremy O. Harris as Gregory Elliot Dupree in episode 202 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Lily Collins as Emily, Jeremy O. Harris as Gregory Elliot Dupree in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

62. “No, Emily. After life is nothing. Probably oblivion. A darkness we cannot imagine. So! Every birthday I like to enjoy every minute of life while I am here.” -Luc

63. “Women look to you to make them feel good about themselves. Don’t underestimate the power you have to do that.” – Sylvie

Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau
Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau in episode 203 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

64. “Coup de foudre. that literally means lightning strike. Or thunderclap.” – Gabriel

65. “Coup de foudre. It’s like a…summer storm! We get those in the Midwest all the time.” – Emily

(L to R) Lily Collins as Emily, Lucas Bravo as Gabriel
(L to R) Lily Collins as Emily, Lucas Bravo as Gabriel in episode 203 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

66. “It also means love at first sight.” – Gabriel

67. “Your hopeless romantic act was charming five years ago. It’s time to grow up.” – Camille

(L to R) Lily Collins as Emily, Bruno Gouery as Luc in episode 204 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Lily Collins as Emily, Bruno Gouery as Luc in episode 204 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

68. “Okay, where do I begin? Well, you all have made my time here so special. And I know that I’m still getting my footing and making a bunch of mistakes along the way. So, pardon! But truly thank you guys for putting up with me.” – Emily

69. “To Emily, our hostess, who certainly has made her share of mistakes in Paris. She pretended to be my friend while she had an affair with my boyfriend. And, to my boyfriend, who f*cked my fake friend! A votre santé!” – Camille

(L to R) Jean-Christophe Bouvet as Pierre Cadault, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau in episode 203 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Jean-Christophe Bouvet as Pierre Cadault, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau in episode 203 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

70. “I’m sorry. If it’s okay with you, I would be more comfortable conducting our business in French. There are nuances about my family’s company that cannot be discussed in English, I’m afraid.” – Camille

71. “She said, it doesn’t matter what language you’re speaking. I don’t believe a word coming out of your mouth.” – Sylvie

(L to R) Lucas Bravo as Gabriel, Lily Collins as Emily
(L to R) Lucas Bravo as Gabriel, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 203 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

72. “Learn French for starters.” – Sylvie

73. “Don’t you know what happens to Jean Valjean when he stole the baguette? Have you ever seen Les mis?” – Emily 

(L to R) Samuel Arnold as Julien, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 205 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Samuel Arnold as Julien, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 205 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

74. “Did we have to see them cremated and their bones crushed to dust?” – Emily

75. “Of course. It’s beautiful. Their love is eternal.” – Luc 

Ashley Park as Mindy
Ashley Park as Mindy in episode 205 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

76. “I’m Mindy! I’ll be in le room pipi all night, so find me!” – Mindy

77. “It killed them. It was a tragedy.” – Emily

(L to R) LILY COLLINS as EMILY and SAMUEL ARNOLD as LUKE in episode 101 of EMILY IN PARIS.
(L to R) LILY COLLINS as EMILY and SAMUEL ARNOLD as LUKE in episode 101 of EMILY IN PARIS. Cr. CAROLE BETHUEL/NETFLIX © 2020

78. “Oui. A cautionary tale.” – Luc

79. “What’s wrong is I’m only in Paris for a year. It’s always been the deal, and I don’t want us to start something that we can’t continue. This, you and me, it’s a fantasy. It’s a Paris fantasy.” – Emily 

(L to R) LILY COLLINS as EMILY in episode 101 of EMILY IN PARIS
(L to R) LILY COLLINS as EMILY in episode 101 of EMILY IN PARIS. Cr. CAROLE BETHUEL/NETFLIX © 2020

80. “It’s not a fantasy to me.”- Gabriel

81. “And I’m not going to fall in love with you when we have an expiration date.” – Emily 

(L to R) LILY COLLINS as EMILY and SAMUEL ARNOLD as LUKE in episode 103 of EMILY IN PARIS.
(L to R) LILY COLLINS as EMILY and SAMUEL ARNOLD as LUKE in episode 103 of EMILY IN PARIS. Cr. CAROLE BETHUEL/NETFLIX © 2020

82. “Le Chef Hot? Really?” – Gabriel

83. “I don’t know how you’ve been helping the restaurant, but I’ve been propositioned by half the women in Paris.” – Gabriel

(L to R) LILY COLLINS as EMILY in episode 103 of EMILY IN PARIS.
(L to R) LILY COLLINS as EMILY in episode 103 of EMILY IN PARIS. Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2020

84. “Excuse me. That was your presentation? After everything that I told you. That my clothes are amusants?” – Emily 

85. “Emily, we really shouldn’t be discussing Sylvie‘s private life.” – Luc

(L to R) LILY COLLINS as EMILY and ASHLEY PARK as MINDY CHEN in episode 101 of EMILY IN PARIS.
(L to R) LILY COLLINS as EMILY and ASHLEY PARK as MINDY CHEN in episode 101 of EMILY IN PARIS. Cr. CAROLE BETHUEL/NETFLIX © 2020

86.”You Dutch like your coffee and your bikes, huh?” – Sylvie

87. “We’re meant to feel the seasons change. Can’t you accept nature, Emily? Must you control everything?” – Luc

(L to R) Samuel Arnold as Julien, Bruno Gouery as Luc, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 206 of Emily in Paris
(L to R) Samuel Arnold as Julien, Bruno Gouery as Luc, Lily Collins as Emily in episode 206 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

88. “I still can’t tell if you’re joking or not.” – Emily 

89.”See, I don’t joke about everything. I get serious about things I like.” – Alfie

(L to R) LILY COLLINS as EMILY and CAMILLE RAZAT as CAMILLE in episode 104 of EMILY IN PARIS.
(L to R) LILY COLLINS as EMILY and CAMILLE RAZAT as CAMILLE in episode 104 of EMILY IN PARIS. Cr. STEPHANIE BRANCHU/NETFLIX © 2020

90. “Are you pulling a Houdini?” – Alfie

91. “If that means sneaking out, yes. But, I need to borrow a getaway shirt.”  – Emily 

(L to R) Kevin Dias as Benoit, Ashley Park as Mindy in episode 206 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Kevin Dias as Benoit, Ashley Park as Mindy in episode 206 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

92. “Well, if it’s been more than 24 hours, then he’s not into you. Or, you should file a missing person’s report.” – Julian

93. “So when you said we couldn’t be together, it wasn’t because you had an expiration date. You were seeing someone. He is the reason.” – Gabriel

(L to R) Lucien Laviscount as Alfie, Lucas Bravo as Gabriel in episode 207 of Emily in Paris
(L to R) Lucien Laviscount as Alfie, Lucas Bravo as Gabriel in episode 207 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

94. “He has found himself in a second-rate champagne. You can never predict the course of a man’s life.” – Luc

95. “You came to Paris and you don’t speak french. That is arrogant.” – Luc

Ellen von Unwerth as herself in episode 206 of Emily in Paris
Ellen von Unwerth as herself in episode 206 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

96. “Maybe more ignorant than arrogant.” – Emily

97. “Well, Let’s call it the arrogance of ignorance.” – Luc

(L to R) Lily Collins as Emily, Kate Walsh as Madeline in episode 210 of Emily in Paris.
(L to R) Lily Collins as Emily, Kate Walsh as Madeline in episode 210 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

98. “Okay so, before I give this back to you, I have to delete some messages I sent you.” – Emily 

99. “Oh, Cooper. Do you like me?” – Alfie 

Lily Collins as Emily in episode 210 of Emily in Paris.
Lily Collins as Emily in episode 210 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021

100. “A little ‘Bonjour’ goes a long way.” – Emily

These hilarious quotes don’t stop here because Emily in Paris has been renewed for a third and fourth season!

Which Emily in Paris quotes are your favorite? Watch on Netflix!

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