Literati Quotes #228
RORY: I thought you said you didn't read much.
JESS: Well, what is much? Goodnight Rory.
RORY: Goodnight Dodger.
RORY: Figure it out.
JESS: Oliver Twist.
[Rory smiles and nods. They both walk away.]
JESS: You know, I like this place.
RORY: Wow, a place in Stars Hollow you actually like.
JESS: You see that spot over there?
JESS: That's where Luke pushed me in.
JESS: Are you mad or something?
RORY: I just don't want to be in a fight with Dean.
JESS: I'm sorry about that. Do you want to push me in a lake?
RORY: Maybe later
JESS: You know, Ernest only has lovely things to say about you.
RORY: Why are you only nice to me?
JESS: Excuse me?
RORY: An hour ago you were totally screwing with Dean and now you're totally nice to me.
JESS: You see, it's the screwing with Dean that's an important step to getting here so that I can be nice to you
JESS: I’m glad you called.
JESS: Because maybe you can explain what the hell this crazy woman is talking about.
RORY: Ah, The Fountainhead.
JESS: Yes. Your fault, and you will pay.
RORY: I promise. Commit to it one more time and if it still is awful for you, I will make it up to you.
JESS: Oh yeah?
JESS: Okay. I’m gonna hold you to that.
RORY: Jess, my mother is a great person. She’s also my best friend in the world, so if you care about me at all, you will take that into consideration and you will be mildly polite to her.
JESS: What makes you think I care about you?
RORY: I don’t mean care care, like care. I mean if you like me at all. . . not like like. I just meant that if. . . if you think of me remotely as the sort of person that you could occasionally stand to talk to then you will try to get along with my mom, that’s all.
RORY: I don’t think Luke knew anything about the food last night.
JESS: That’ll be twelve-fifty.
RORY: Which means you lied about why you came over.
JESS: I don’t have any quarters. I’m gonna have to give you nickels.
RORY: Now why would you lie about something like that?
JESS: Here’s your change. Come again soon.
RORY: You wanted to come over.
JESS: I have to get back to work.
RORY: You’re squirming. I’ve never seen you squirm. It’s entertaining.
JESS: Oh yeah?
RORY We’re studying.
JESS: You’re studying, I’m prying into your personal life.
RORY: I could not believe you less. Here, you drive, I’ll read you Othello. Won’t that be fun?
JESS: You have no idea how much.
RORY: Well, it’s not a little too rough for me. I hope it’s not a little too rough for me, I’ve been talking about this forever. I mean, I don’t even know what I would do if –
JESS: Hey, I didn’t mean to freak you out. I’m sorry. I’m sure you’ll do it. You will, I promise. I’ll help you practice, okay? Tomorrow, you’ll stand in the middle of the street and I will drive straight at you screaming in a foreign language.
RORY: Well, you’re gonna have to learn a foreign language first.
JESS: Well, it’s lucky I’ve got me a tutor, isn’t it?
JESS: I said, why did you come here?
RORY: Well -
JESS: I mean, you ditched school and everything. That's so not you. Why'd you do it?
RORY: Because you didn't say goodbye.
RORY: Don’t say a word!
RORY: I have to go. [runs away] Oh, welcome home!
JESS: So, it's been a couple days since you made the big decision. You still going to Yale?
RORY: Yes, I am. It's got all the classes I want and some really great teachers, and plus, you know, as an added bonus, it's really close to here.
JESS: 22.8 miles.
RORY: How'd you know that? Jess: Do you Yahoo?
RORY: You looked it up?
RORY: You looked it up.
JESS: I just hit a couple buttons on the computer.
RORY: You looked it up.
JESS: I was bored. There was nothing on TV and I was fooling around, it was something to do, that's it.
RORY: You looked it up
JESS: So I just basically wanted to show you that. Tell you - tell you that I couldn’t have done it without you.
JESS: I mean, with you! What's going on with you?
RORY: What do you mean?
JESS: You know what I mean! I know you. I know you better than anyone! This isn't you.
RORY: I don't know.
JESS: What are you doing? Living at your grandparents' place? Being in the D.A.R.? No Yale - why did you drop out of Yale?
RORY: It's complicated!
JESS: It's not! It's not complicated!
RORY: You don't know!
JESS: This isn't you! This! You going out with this jerk, with the Porsche! We made fun of guys like this!
RORY: You caught him on a bad night.
JESS: This isn't about him! Okay? Screw him! What's going on with you? This isn't you, Rory. You know it isn't. What's going on?
RORY: I don't know... I don't know
JESS: It is what it is.... you me