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100 Best ‘Jane the Virgin’ Quotes

Jane the Virgin is a TV series on CW that aired for five seasons between 2014 and 2019. This series follows a young woman, named Jane (Gina Rodriguez), who accidentally becomes pregnant after being inseminated during what was supposed to be a routine check-up with her doctor.

Adding to the drama, the biological father of her child is her boss: Rafael.

This series, in classic telenovela style, has many dramatic plot twists, a witty off-screen narrator, hilarious quips, and complicated relationships between friends, family, and lovers.

Here is the scoop on the best quotes from Jane the Virgin!

Warning, spoilers for Jane the Virgin are ahead!

Gina Rodriguez, Ella Allan, and Mia Allan
Jane the Virgin (2014)

1. “I love you because you’re my best friend and I want to grow old with you. And right now, I am confused about every single thing in my life, except you.” -Jane

2. “A rich playboy with an entitled attitude missing a basic sensitivity chip. He was so much nicer in my head.” -Jane

3. “Then again, we both ended up unmarried and pregnant, so you must have really pissed the big man off.” -Xiomara

4. “Observe Jane between a rock and a hard place. The rock is a really intrusive telenovela star, the hard place being Rafael’s body.” -Narrator

5. “I’m sorry. Look. I screwed up. I was scared, I was stupid. Everything I did, I did because I love you. Jane, don’t, don’t leave!” -Michael

6. “Now it’s your turn to listen to me because I know how to take care of 16-year-olds.” -Xiomara

7. “Please, take it away. I’ll be happy to drink normal people wine.” -Rogelio

8. “That is love. To give up money, like it’s nothing.” -Abuela

9. “Will you just indulge my 14-year-old self, please?” –Rafael

10. “Oh, please, Jane? I need this job. I drink for free and it’s so close to my gym.” -Lina

Gina Rodriguez and Brett Dier
Jane the Virgin (2014)

11. “Yes. But to be fair, it’s been building up for a while.” -Jane

12. “You can’t have ‘The Passions of Santos’ without Santos! Then it’s just ‘Passions,’ and that show failed!” -Rogelio

13. “I happen to be in the middle of a heated bidding war on eBay to take my mind off the heated war currently raging over my acting services.” -Rogelio

14. “Of course, in such sad days, it helps to see a celebrity.” -Rogelio

15. “I know romance novels are all about fate and destiny, but I don’t think one has ever been written that could come close to our story. If they were ever two people destined to be together, it’s us. Jane, will you marry me?” -Rafael

16. “While Jane is truly magnificent, she does not have the ear for comedy that I have.” -Rogelio

17. “Too soon? I’ve been waiting forever.” -Jane

18. “I will tell her… on her death bed.” –Rogelio

19. “Yeah, I am, actually. I have to be. Better to know now, you know? Before the baby comes, in the long run, it’s better to know now.” -Jane

20. “I just needed to prove I can do it myself because I’m going to have to do things myself now! And I know you’re here, but still, there are some things I need to do on my own. Okay? As a single mother. Because that’s what I am. And I didn’t see it coming, Abuela… I just wanted to know I can do something on my own.” -Jane

Justin Baldoni, Gina Rodriguez, and Elias Janssen
Jane the Virgin (2014)

21. “I’m not afraid of anything, except acne and leprechauns.” -Rogelio

22. “There are many Jesus Christs. There is only one Jane.” -Rogelio

23. “You got married? By a Cher impersonator?” -Jane

24. “But it’s not some theoretical baby anymore. It’s Mateo. So yeah, I’m in.” -Michael

25. “Rose did this, didn’t she? Oh my God. I can’t believe this. This is so crazy, but it’s also kind of romantic, don’t you think?” -Luisa

26. “It was the best kiss of my life, Mom. And suddenly it was so clear: it’s Michael.” -Jane

27. “It wasn’t an accident. It was premeditated, and you were the premeditator.” -Rogelio

28. “Yeah, well you never really are. You know, it’s a hard balance. It’s kind of like you learn on the job, and just when you think you’ve figured it out, something changes, and then you have to do everything different. You’ll be okay.” -Jane

29. “You told me to fight for you. You told me to fight for our family, and I was. I was fighting for us.” -Rafael

30. “Easy there, Lady Macbeth.” -Narrator

Justin Baldoni, Gina Rodriguez, and Elias Janssen
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31. “Look, I’m finally happy again. I want you to be happy too. I want you to be happy.” -Michael

32. “I have recently added it to my repertoire. Is it threatening?” -Adriana

33. “I think back to when we first met when we were sixteen, and I think that my whole journey up to now has been about finding my way back to you.” -Rogelio

34. “My feelings changed. I don’t know when, but they changed and that’s why we aren’t together.” -Jane

35. “Oh, of course, I was drinking at work. But ever since they put in the new rules, I bring my own booze.” -Jane

36. “Never! No! I’m just saying I don’t want to go back because we’re better now, and I want you to know that you are absolutely who I want, and I’m not going anywhere.” -Jane

37. “I’m sorry you don’t like me, but you know what, your son understands why I wasn’t here, so I’m cool, and I really hope that you’ll learn to live with me because I’m not going anywhere.” -Jane

38. “Be gone, you dirty old Devil!” -Alba

39. “Truth be told, if Derek knew his boat was being searched, he probably wouldn’t feel so buoyed. See what I did there?” -Narrator 

40. “My hand should be chewed off by wolves.” -Aneska

Andrea Navedo and Gina Rodriguez
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41. “Only for you, Jane. Only for you.” -Narrator

42. “ I have to prove to her that I’m more than just oceans of charisma. I refuse to be objectified.” -Rogelio

43. “I’m getting tired of you assuming that you’re the better person.” -Petra

44. “You know ours is the greatest love story ever told.” -Rose

45. “Because I’m a fighter. You should know that about me. I’m a fighter.” -Michael

46. “I mean, at this point it just seems like a big cosmic joke.” -Michael

47. “But you feel like you lost something, and you didn’t. You just gained something. A whole new dimension of your life, your relationship.” -Xiomara

48. “Yeah, whatever. I’m not gonna get my hopes up.” -Narrator

49. “No, I mean it. You came from nowhere, and you’ve made yourself into this total badass. Anyway, I won’t argue. I mean, if you’re willing to walk away from this hotel, which is all your blood, sweat, and tears, well then you can walk away from anything… even me.” -Scott

50. “I did have fun tonight. And for the record, I don’t want to be young and crazy with anyone else but you.” -Jane

Ivonne Coll, Andrea Navedo, and Gina Rodriguez in Jane the Virgin (2014)
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51. “Oh please! I have hundreds of women lining up to meet me. Literally. So while you’re out meeting with your one measly lover, I will be meeting with a matchmaker.” -Rogelio

52. “No. No, I am not okay. You paralyzed me, and now I’m paranoid, and I can’t trust anyone, not even myself!” -Petra

53. “Rogelio De La Vega’s not now, nor has he ever been desperate.” -Rogelio

54. “And friends, I did say Michael would love Jane until his dying breath.” -Narrator

55. “I staked everything on this renovation. Everything. Not just my reputation. It’s my vision. It’s my gift to my daughters. It’s mine. It’s the first thing, actually, that’s truly mine. I didn’t marry it. I didn’t steal it. I made it, and now you’re trying to take it all away.” -Petra

56. “Deep breaths, Jane. I’ve been doing it too, and I am definitely finding narrating a lot less stressful this episode. Usually, I’m like, There’s so much exposition. How can I fit it all in?” -Narrator

57. “Hey, Mateo. I always want to know what you think. Okay? Not what you think I want you to think.” -Jane

58. “The best rivalries are not about the rival. They’re about the insecurities that your rival brings out in you… preferably in the fifth act.” -Rogelio

59. “I just forgot how exhausting dating is for someone like me… the overthinking, the analyzing, the worrying. I just wish I could date without my brain being on overload.” -Jane

60. “Which is to say, you’re in a long-term relationship with grief. But it has to evolve, and it’s okay to keep letting go. You have to.” -Alba

Jaime Camil, Andrea Navedo, and Gina Rodriguez in Jane the Virgin (2014)
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61. “And suddenly I thought maybe what I’ve been looking for has been right in front of me this whole time. Maybe we just went on this whole crazy journey just to find our way back to each other.” -Rafael

62. “The problem is the whole Madonna-Whore paradigm is reductive. I am a real person who you know nothing about.” -Jane

63. “And I get it. It’s scary to have feelings again for someone. But when it comes to love, there’s always a risk, and there’s always a chance that you’ll get hurt. But the possibility of it working out, that’s so worth it!” -Jane

64. “If not for that recital and that burger, I might not have ended up on the doorstep of a drunk twenty-one-year-old girl. That’s not just a series of coincidences, it’s destiny. And I never doubted you were mine. And never doubt that all I want, forever and always, is for you to be happy.” -Michael

65. “If Mateo said that, I would feel like I failed as a parent.” -Jane

66. “I like having him here, we’ve become friends with benefits.” -Abuela

67. “But I guess that’s what you’re signing up for — my whole messy life. My nosy baby daddy, and my overprotective grandma; my kid. Now are you panicking?” -Jane

68. “When he said he was panicking I felt exactly the same, you know; like when I was nineteen and he left.” -Jane

69. “Hey. You’re family. Family shows up. Plus, you know, I love you.” -Jane

70. “I can’t believe I was going to tell him I loved him! I can’t believe I did love him!” -Jane

Ivonne Coll, Andrea Navedo, and Gina Rodriguez in Jane the Virgin (2014)
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71. “And friends, he knew then and there, that he had to be brave, too.” -Narrator

72. “It’s just hard to give up on the idea that something perfect might not have been perfect for everyone.” -Rafael

73. “Good luck on your Czechoslovakian bootstrap beach lifestyle book.” -Jane

74. “Wow, this voice memo thing is pretty great, actually. I can communicate and not see you standing there, judging me with that judgy Jane face!” -Petra

75. “Other Jane? Whose story do you think this is?” -Narrator

76. “Yes, you and Michael had a beautiful love story and now I hope that we can have our own.” -Rafael

77. “I must say, I didn’t think it was possible, but you are even more beautiful without eyebrows. And really, who needs them anyway? You know they have no function.” -Rogelio

78. “I just wondered if I’m not your type, who is your type? And the next thing I knew I was driving after you.” -Petra

79. “Well, if there was ever a moment to play the cancer card, this was it.” -Narrator

80. “The most important piece of real estate in my future isn’t some big hotel, it’s a one-bedroom apartment with you. That’s my dream.” -Rafael

Jaime Camil and Gina Rodriguez in Jane the Virgin (2014)
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81. “I love him so much. He is my future, who else could it be?” -Jane

82. “Maybe your dead husband’s coming back, too!” -Jane

83. “You know, you may be a little too young for CCD. You’re not going anymore.” -Jane

84. “It’s always been my dream to be famous in America. But I’m starting to wonder… Why am I so desperate for validation from a country that doesn’t seem to value or accept me?” -Rogelio

85. “It’s been four years Jane. You have a life.” -Michael

86. “I notice you have your rage face on.” -Rogelio

87. “We should deport Petra from this lesbian bar. Am I right, ladies?” -Narrator 

88. “I’m sure – more sure than I’ve ever been about anything – that I wanna be with you. Forever. You’re my now; you’re my tomorrow; you’re my always.” -Jane

89. “Can you even hear yourself? Just because you love someone, doesn’t mean you get to have them. Imagine if the roles were reversed and you were a man acting like this.” -Xiomara

90. “She’s not a River, she’s a swamp! She’s worse than a swamp: she is a bog!” -Rogelio

Gina Rodriguez in Jane the Virgin (2014)
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91. “Thanks for letting me stay.” “What are sisters for?” -Petra and Jane

92. “How long is this going to last? I’m so sick of crying. I feel like a Villanueva.” -Petra

93. “It really does. I’m not a big fan of wearing pants after 9 pm.” -Jane

94. “Look, I’m a more selfish person than you, so sometimes I forget to think about other people, but I’m working on it, okay?” -Petra

95. “Looks like everyone wants Jane’s eggs these days.” -Narrator

96. “And real quick, it’s okay that I told him that I was your nanny because I was using his bias against him. So it was subversive. Huh? Do you know what that means?” -Jane

97. “I am not scared of you anymore, because I am an American now, bitch.” -Alba

98. “I tell my son every night that monsters aren’t real. But they are. I’m looking at one. But you’ll never win.” -Jane

99. “Am I being practical or brave?” -Jane

Gina Rodriguez in Jane the Virgin (2014)
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100. “Love is fun! It’s feeling free! Love lets you be who you want to be!” -Mateo

There you have it: some of the best quotes from the 100 episodes of Jane the Virgin!

This series takes its viewers on an emotional rollercoaster, so be sure to buckle in and grab some popcorn if you decide to watch this show. Now on Netflix!

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