25 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 three, we’re taking a moment to highlight some of the most memorable Bridgerton quotes from seasons one and two. Keep reading for 25 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

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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

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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

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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

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5. “You do not know me, and rest assured, you never shall.” — Lady Whistledown

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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

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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

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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

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9. “We shall do what women do. We shall talk.” — Violet Bridgerton

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10. “You wish to follow your heart and I wish to nurture my mind. Let us leave it there.” — Eloise Bridgerton

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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16. “Just because something is not perfect, does not make it any less worthy of love.” — Daphne Bridgerton

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17. "You deserve everything your heart desires." — Simon Basset

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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

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19. “The lady is quite the treasure. Do try not to bungle it up.” — Lady Danbury

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20. "I am a gentleman. My father raised me to act with honor, but that honor is hanging by a thread that grows more precarious with every moment I spend in your presence." — Anthony Bridgerton

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21. "Poetry is the art of revealing precious truth with words." — Benedict Bridgerton

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22. "It has been you. It has been you this entire time. Spinning my world off its axis, making me reconsider everything I have ever told myself." — Kate Sharma

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23. "I have never met anyone like you. It is maddening, how much you consume my very being." — Anthony Bridgerton

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24. "You cannot show someone your best without allowing them to see your worst." — Edmund Bridgerton

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25. "I am your family now. We shall make our own family, you and me." — Colin Bridgerton

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