Life Lessons We Learned From Monica Geller
Out of the whole "Friends" gang, Monica always seemed to be the one who gave the best advice. Throughout the history of the show, we learned many lessons from Monica and we can use most of them on a daily basis. Did you learn a lot from Monica?
Monica once said: “Welcome to the real world. It sucks. You're gonna love it."
You shouldn't pass judgement on others.
Monica once said: “Fine! Judge all you want to but, (points to Ross) married a lesbian, (points to Rachel) left a man at the altar, (points to Phoebe) fell in love with a gay ice dancer, (points to Joey) threw a girl's wooden leg in a fire, (points to Chandler) lives in a box!!”
Monica once said: “This has been like my dream since I got my first Easy Bake oven and opened Easy Monica's Bakery.
Anything is possible.
Monica once said to Ross’ son: “Ben, you wait here, and Santa, the armadillo, and I, will have a conversation in the kitchen.....there's a sentence I never thought I'd say.”
Looks Shouldn’t Be All That Matter
Monica once said: “Are you gonna break up with me if I get fat again? I mean, you broke up with her because she got fat again. How much weight could she have gained?”
Bullying is No Fun
Monica once said: “I have not been picked on this much since I was in kindergarten and they had to bring in someone from junior high to do the seesaw with me.”
Organization is Key
Monica once said: “We need to sort through the tickets as quickly as possible to see if we won. Does anybody have any ideas how to organize this? [abruptly] How about this - we divide them into six groups of forty, and the remaining ten can be read by whoever finishes their pile first.”
Women Can Teach You Lots About Sex
Monica once said to Chandler: “All right. You could start out with a little one, a two, a one two three, a three, a five, a four, a three two, two, a two four six, a two four six, four, two, two, four
seven, five seven, six seven, [starts shouting] seven. Seven seven SEVEN SEVEN SEVEN SEVEN SEVEN SEVEN [leans back in ecstasy with eyes closed and holds up the number seven]... And there you are.”
Don’t Over-Do It
Monica once said to Phoebe: “Phoebe, having a heart attack is nature's way of telling you to slow down.”
Sometimes You Need To Be a Tattle Tale
Monica once said to her dad: “ And Dad, you know that mailman you got fired? He didn't steal your Playboys, Ross did.”
It’s Hard To Be Patient
Monica once said to Joey: “No. No. I shouldn't have even opened these. I mean I - Joey, I am out of control. Joey, you have to do me a favor. No matter what I say, no matter what I do, please do not let me open another present. Okay?”
Lying Isn’t Always Bad
Monica once said to Chandler: “I can't wait to see you. I'm just going to tell Rachel that I'm doing laundry for a couple hours.”
Always Have a Backup
Monica once said to Phoebe: “No. Why didn't you make a copy and-and keep it in a fireproof box and keep it at least a hundred yards from the original?”
Men Shouldn’t Wear Tight Pants
Monica once said to Chandler: “Too tight? I can see double-O and seven in those things.”
Responsible People Practice Safe Sex
Monica once said: “Yeah, like Ross and Rachel are so responsible. Emma is the product of a bottle of Merlot and a five year old condom.”
It’s Hard To Say No
Monica once said: “Well, I said no to her coming over now. I couldn't say no twice. I've got this uncontrollable need to please people.”
We Must Go To Long Lengths to Please Our Parents
Monica once said (about her fake nails): “I know. I never wear fake ones I only did it so my mom wouldn't give me grief about biting them.”
Don’t Give Up
Monica once said to Chandler: “Chandler, you don't just give up after you have a fight. I mean, if you do that you'd never have a relationship lasting longer than... Ohhhhh.”
There Are Two Ways To Shut Up a Man
Monica once said: “I know of two surefire ways to shut a man up. And one of them is sex.”
Some People Shouldn’t Give Advice
Monica once said: “Chandler, we have talked about this. You are not supposed to give people advice! Now couldn't you just have made some sort of inappropriate joke?”