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20 Best ‘Bridgerton’ Quotes from Lady Whistledown, Simon Basset & More

There are so many things to love about Netflix’s Bridgerton, from compelling characters and stunning period costumes to picturesque landscapes. But among its greatest strengths is the rich dialogue—complete with clever one-liners and nuggets of wisdom. So, as we wait for the premiere of season two on March 25, we’re taking a moment to highlight some of the most memorable Bridgerton quotes from season one. Keep reading for 20 standout quotes from Daphne Bridgerton, Simon Basset and more of our favorite characters.

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1. “to Meet A Beautiful Woman Is One Thing, But To Meet Your Best Friend In The Most Beautiful Of Women Is Something Entirely Apart.” — Simon Basset

2. “I shall always be the woman you may love in darkness, but never in the light of day. You have made me promises before and I, like a fool, believed them. I cannot be your fool again.” — Siena Rosso

3. "Why must our only options be to squawk and settle or to never leave the nest? What if I want to fly?" — Eloise Bridgerton

4. “We will all need to find love one day. Indeed, a love as pure as what Mama and Papa once shared, if we are so fortunate.” — Daphne Bridgerton

5. “you Do Not Know Me, And Rest Assured, You Never Shall.” — Lady Whistledown

6. “Everything I told the queen was true. I cannot stop thinking of you. From the mornings you ease, to the evenings you quiet, to the dreams you inhabit, my thoughts of you never end. I am yours.”— Simon Basset

7. “you Have No Idea What It Is To Be A Woman, What It Might Feel Like To Have One’s Entire Life Reduced To A Single Moment.” — Daphne Bridgerton

8. “If you desire the sun and the moon, all you have to do is go out and shoot at the sky. Some of us cannot.” — Eloise Bridgerton

9. “we Shall Do What Women Do. We Shall Talk.” — Violet Bridgerton

10. “you Wish To Follow Your Heart And I Wish To Nurture My Mind. Let Us Leave It There.” — Eloise Bridgerton

11. “The ones we love have the power to inflict the greatest scars, for what thing is more fragile than the human heart?” — Lady Whistledown

12. “we Chose To Love Each Other, Every Single Day. It Is A Choice, Dearest. One That Is Never Too Late To Make.” — Violet Bridgerton

13. "I love all of you. Even the parts that you believe are too dark and too shameful. Every scar. Every flaw. Every imperfection. I love you." — Daphne Bridgerton

14. “All is fair in love and war, but some battles leave no victor, only a trail of broken hearts that makes us wonder if the price we pay is ever worth the fight.” — Lady Whistledown

15. "Be it shame or slander, seduction or smear, there is but one thing that humbles even the most highly regarded members of our dear ton…a scandal!” — Lady Whistledown

16. “just Because Something Is Not Perfect, Does Not Make It Any Less Worthy Of Love.” — Daphne Bridgerton

17. "you Deserve Everything Your Heart Desires." — Simon Basset

18. “Yes, I know. You are not the marrying type. Yet have you considered you are not the type women wish to marry?” — Daphne Bridgerton

19. “the Lady Is Quite The Treasure. Do Try Not To Bungle It Up.” — Lady Danbury

20. "i Am Your Family Now. We Shall Make Our Own Family, You And Me." — Colin Bridgerton