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55 Best Ross Geller Quotes From Everyone's Favorite Paleontologist

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Ross Geller is a central character in the series Friends.

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Ross Geller, from 'Friends', has some hilarious lines.

This smash-hit sitcom made stars of its six leads and finished in primetime TV’s top 10 every season. Most of all, it’s about friendship- for when you’re young and single in the city, your friends are your family.

One of television’s top-ranked series and the recipient of numerous Emmy Awards and Golden Globe Award nominations, 'Friends' is a smart, sophisticated comedy that delves into the hearts and minds of a group of friends living in New York. Ross is one of the six main fictional characters of the NBC sitcom Friends, portrayed by David Schwimmer.

Ross Geller is a paleontologist and has a Ph.D. and has romantic feelings towards Rachel Green. Somewhere along the line, his relationship with Rachel Green was included in TV Guide’s list of the best TV couples of all time, as well as Entertainment Weekly’s '30 Best ‘Will They/Won’t They?’ TV Couples'. David Schwimmer was the first person to be cast on the show. Ross is the elder brother of Monica Geller and is two years older than Monica. Ross Geller’s quotes were so goofy or ridiculous that we can’t help but laugh and nod when we hear them again over a quarter-century later. Here are some quotes by Ross Geller that you will love.

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Best Ross Geller Quotes

Ross Geller’s character deserves sympathy. He was known to have a weakness for beautiful women and would often quote dinosaur jokes. Here are some of the best lines and quotes from Ross Geller that resonate with the viewers even today.

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1. “Unagi is a total state of awareness.”

- Ross Geller, Season Six, ‘The One With The Unagi’.

2. “You-you-you... you threw my sandwich away...”

- Ross Geller, Season Five, ‘The One With Ross’s Sandwich’.

3. “I don’t know. It’s got all this stuff about wind and trees…and there is some sacred pool in it. I don’t really get it. But she’s pretty upset about it.”        

- Ross Geller, Season Two, 'The One Where Eddie Won't Go'.

4. “I’m the Holiday Armadillo!”

- Ross Geller, Season Seven, ‘The One With The Holiday Armadillo’.

5. “Ah. Humor based on  my pain.”

- Ross Geller, Season Six, ‘The One With The Ring’.

6. “My dad wanted to know if you wanted to play racquetball with us.”        

- Ross Geller, Season Seven,'The One With Phoebe’s Cookies'.

7. “You have no idea how much this hurts!”

- Ross Geller, Season Eight,  ‘The One Where Rachel Has A Baby’.

8. “Get off my sister!”

- Ross Geller, Season Five, ‘The One Where Everybody Finds Out’.

9. “I will hunt you down...”

- Ross Geller, Season Seven, ‘The One With Monica And Chandler’s Wedding’.

10. “You and those vegetables have, uh... real thing going, huh?”

- Ross Geller, Season Six, ‘The One With The Unagi’.

11.  “I guess things were just going too well for me.”

- Ross Geller, Season 10, 'The One Where Ross Is Fine'.

12. “I’m a terrible father.”

- Ross Geller, Season Nine,  ‘The One With Ross’s Inappropriate Song’.

13. “Pivot!”

- Ross Geller, Season Five, ‘The One With The Cop’.

14. “We were on a break!”

- Ross Geller, Season Three, ‘The One Where Ross And Rachel Take A Break’.

15. “Oh my God! Did she get off the plane? Did she get off the plane?”  

- Ross Geller, Season 10, ‘The Last One Part 2”.

16.  “You sprayed my front twice!”          

- Ross Geller, Season 10, ‘The One With Ross’s Tan’.

17. “And last night I don’t know what he did, but there were capers everywhere!”          

- Ross Geller, Season Two, 'The One With Two Parties'.

Famous Ross Geller Quotes

Ross Geller was portrayed by David Schwimmer and was the character that people loved to hate. He was a paleontologist and had various jokes about dinosaurs that he would often share with the world. Here are some of the most popular quotes from Ross Geller as well as funny quotes about Ross Geller.

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18. “What? Okay, Phoebe, this is it. In this briefcase, I carry actual scientific facts. A briefcase of facts, if you will. Some of these fossils are over 200 million years old.”

- Ross Geller, Season Two, 'The One Where Mr. Heckles Dies'.

19. “There might be, a teeny, tiny, possibility.”

- Ross Geller, Season Two,  'The One Where Heckles Dies'.

20. “I’m Dr. Monkey! I’m not arguing with that.”

- Ross Geller, Season Six,' The One With The Joke'.

21. “No, see, now I can’t, because, uh… I’m feeling too self-conscious.”

- Ross Geller, Season Two, 'The One Where Ross And Rachel... You Know'.

22. “Okay, here you go. Pay me back whenever you like.”  

- Ross Geller, Season Two, 'The One With The Prom Video'.

23. “It tastes like feet.”

- Ross Geller, Season Six, 'The One Where Ross Got High'.

24. “I’m with somebody else. I am happy. This ship has sailed!”  

- Ross Geller, Season Two, 'The One Where Ross Finds Out'.

25. “Why do bad things happen to good people?”  

- Ross Geller, Season Nine, 'The One With Rachel’s Other Sister'.

26. “I went to that tanning place your wife suggested.”

- Ross Geller, Season 10, 'The One With Ross’s Tan'.

27. “I’m Fine.”

- Ross Geller, Season 10, 'The One Where Ross Is Fine'.

28. “Stop cleaning my aura.”    

- Ross Geller, Season One, 'The One Where Monica Gets A Roommate'.

29. “Now if you don’t mind, I’m gonna take the rest of my stuff and relax in my favorite shirt.”

- Ross Geller, Season Three,'The One With The Tiny T-shirt'.

30. “That was funny. Painfully funny. No, wait. Just painful.”  

- Ross Geller, Season Two,'The One With The List'.

31. “Meat on a dessert? That is not possible.”  

- Ross Geller, Season Six, 'The One Where Ross Got High'.

32. “We should probably ask the doctor if she knows how to deliver a baby that’s half human and half pure evil.”

- Ross Geller, Season Eight,'The One Where Rachel Is Late'.

33. “Perhaps the best and nerdiest comes when he is teaching a class....But the wrap is more than enough as Ross says to his class, “and that should conclusively prove that I had the idea for Jurassic Park first.”

- Ross Geller, Season Four, 'The One With The Cat'.

Interesting Friends TV Show Quotes

Along with its storyline, the show is widely known for various quotes from the characters, the most popular one's being Ross Geller dinosaur quotes, which are also famous amongst viewers as Ross Geller paleontologist quotes. Here are some of the best Ross Geller quotes from the TV show.

34. “My marriage, I think my marriage is kind of over.”

- Ross Geller, Season Three, 'The One With The Flashback'.

35. “No need to point. She knows who Ross is.”

- Ross Geller, Season Eight, 'The One With The Rumor'.

36. “Ah, love. L-O-V-E love. ‘L’ is for life. I mean what is life without love?”

- Ross Geller, Season 10, 'The One Where Ross Is Fine'.

37. “I’m sorry, it must be the pressure of entertaining.”

- Ross Geller, Season 10, 'The One Where Ross Is Fine'.

38. “I take thee, Rachel...”

- Ross Geller, Season 23-24, 'The One With Ross’s Wedding'.

39. “Oh, major shampoo explosion! Oh, it’s all over everything.”

- Ross Geller, Season 10, 'The One With The Home Study'.

40. “That’s funny, yeah. You know, you’re the funniest man here in a pink bunny costume his wife made him wear.”

- Ross Geller, Season Eight,'The One With The Halloween Party'.

41. “First marriage, wife’s hidden sexuality, not my fault. Second marriage, said the wrong name at the altar, a little my fault. Third marriage… Well they really shouldn’t allow you to get married when you’re that drunk and have writing all over your face, Nevada’s fault.”

- Ross Geller, Season Six, 'The One Where Ross Hugs Rachel'.

42. “I can’t imagine my life without you.”

- Ross Geller, Season Three, 'The One With The Morning After'.

43. “I thought you were my best friend, this is my sister! My best friend and my sister! I cannot believe this!”

- Ross Geller, Friends, Season Five, 'The One With The Girl Who Hits Joey'.

44. “Okay, is everybody clear? We’re gonna pick it up and move it. All we need is teamwork, okay? We’re gonna lift the car and slide it out. Lift and slide…”

- Ross Geller, Season Seven, 'The One Where They All Turn Thirty'.

Funny Ross Geller Quotes

All of the main characters on 'Friends' were genuine and caring pals, and Ross was the kindest. He would have dropped everything to lend a helping hand, offer up advice, and be supportive. Here are some of the famous Ross Geller quotes.

45. “Well, aren’t you forgetting something? What, what, what is, uh, what is that guy’s name? Dad!”

- Ross Geller, Season Three, 'The One With The Jam'.

46. “Can’t hold her own head up, but yeah, jumped.”

- Ross Geller, Season Nine, 'The One With Phoebe’s Birthday Dinner'.

47. “A hundred million people went to see a movie about what I do. I wonder how many people would go see a movie called Jurassic Parka.”

- Ross Geller, Season Three, 'The One With Phoebe’s Ex-Partner'.

48. “How about the time I cut the legs off your Malibu Ken?”

- Ross Geller, Season Two, 'The One With The Baby On The Bus'.

49. “No! I barely even got to three Mississippi.”

- Ross Geller, Season 10,'The One With Ross’s Tan'.

50. “You-you-you... You threw my sandwich away... My sandwich? My sandwich?!!”

- Ross Geller, Season Five, 'The One With Ross’s Sandwich'.

51. “They’re still, they’re still not coming on man and the lotion and the powder have made a paste!”

- Ross Geller, Season Five, 'The One With All The Resolutions'.

52. “Y’know what? I’m gonna go out on a limb and say no divorces in 99!”

- Ross Geller, Season Five, 'The One With All The Resolutions'.

53. “The divorce force.”

- Ross Geller, Season Six, 'The One That Could Have Been Part 1'.

54. “Ugly Baby judges you!”

- Ross Geller, Season Three, 'The One Where Chandler Takes A Bath-Ugly'.

55. “The Armadillo was actually not so thrilled about that part!”

- Ross Geller, Season Seven, 'The One With Holiday Armadillo'.

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