50 Joey Tribbiani Quotes on Food, Love, and Friendship

Any Friends fan will love and enjoy this list of the best Joey Tribbiani quotes!

Joey Tribbiani is one of the six main Friends characters who shaped the lives of millions of Gen Xers.

Although it’s been years since the finale episode, old and new fans keep the show and its influence thriving until today.

He may appear to be a dim-witted and promiscuous person obsessed with food and womanizing, but Joey is a very loyal and caring friend.

This personality mix allowed Joey Tribbiani to have excellent character development throughout the many seasons of Friends.

His lines are full of wit and humor, but he doesn’t miss out on sharing some wise words every now and then.

So, if you want to know more about Joey Tribbiani and what you can learn from him, make sure you check the complete list below.

Don’t miss out, and take note of your favorite quotes!

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Best Joey Tribbiani Quotes

1. “If he doesn’t like you, this is all a moo point. It’s like a cow’s opinion. It just doesn’t matter. It’s moo.”

2. “Over the line? You’re so far past the line that you can’t even see the line! The line is a dot to you!”

3. “These are just feelings. They’ll go away.”

4. “What am I gonna do? Keep trying to get rid of these feelings.”

5. “You waited too long to make your move, and now you’re in the friend zone.”

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6. “I look a woman up and down and say, ‘Hey, how you doin’?’”

7. “Well, the fridge broke, so I had to eat everything.”

8. “Everything’s fine, it’s just a little crush.”

9. “I don’t like it when people take food off my plate, okay?”

10. “Why do you have to break up with her? Be a man. Just stop calling.”

11. “Don’t you put words in people’s mouths. You put turkey in people’s mouths.”

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12. “You can’t just give up! Is that what a dinosaur would do?”

13. “It’s just—you know, they’re parents. After a certain point, you gotta let go. Even if you know better, you gotta let them make their own mistakes.”

14. “That’s right, I stepped up! She’s my friend and she needed help. If I had to, I’d pee on any one of you!”

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15. “Just ask her how long she’s gonna live. Women live longer than men.”

16. “I did. I thought it’d be great. I figured I’d have, like, time alone with my thoughts. But, you know, it turns out I don’t have as many thoughts as you think.”

17. “What are you talking about? One woman. That’s like saying there’s only one flavor of ice cream. Let me tell you something. There are lots of flavors out there. There’s rocky road, and cookie dough and, bing, cherry vanilla. You can get ’em with jimmies or nuts or whipped cream. This is the best thing to happen to you! You got married, you were like, what—eight? Welcome back to the world. Grab a spoon!”

18. “It is a love based on giving and receiving, as well as having and sharing. And the love that they give and have is shared and received. And through this having and giving and sharing and receiving, we too can share and love and have and receive.”

19. “We don’t know how long we’re gonna be stuck here. We might have to repopulate the world.”

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20. “Why, God? Why? We had a deal! Let the others grow old! Not me.”

21. “You hung up on the pizza place? I don’t hang up on your friends.”

22. “Oh, sorry, I hear ‘divorce’ and I automatically go to Ross.”

23. “Ordinarily, I would talk to her, but my confidence is shaken. Did I sleep with her? Did I not sleep with her?”

24. “Hey, no matter what happens with Ross and Emily, we still get cake, right?”

25. “That’s good. Just keep rubbing your head. That’ll turn back time.”

26. “If you can’t talk dirty to me, how are you going to talk dirty to her? Now, tell me you wanna caress my butt!”

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Hilarious Joey Tribbiani Quotes and Conversations That’ll Never Get Old

27. Chandler: “You’re turning into a woman.”

Joey: “No I’m not. Why would you say that? That’s just mean.”

Chandler: “Now I’ve upset you? What did I say?”

Joey: “It’s not what you said. It’s the way you said it—oh my God, I’m a woman!”

28. Joey: “But it is odd how a woman’s purse looks so good on me—a man.”

Rachel: “Exactly. Unisex!”

Joey: “Maybe you need sex. I had sex a couple days ago.”

Rachel: “No. No, Joey. U—N—I—sex.”

Joey: “Well, I ain’t gonna say no to that.”

29. Ross: “What is that taste?”

Joey: “What? My hands are totally clean, I just gave the duck a bath.”

30. Joey: “Come on, Chandler. I want this part so much. Just one kiss. I won’t tell anyone.”

Chandler: “Joey, no means no!”

31. Chandler: “Hey, you cry every time someone mentions Titanic.”

Joey: “Those two only had each other!”

32. Chandler: “Hold on a second, Joe. Where do Dutch people come from?”

Joey: “Well, the Pennsylvania Dutch come from Pennsylvania.”

Chandler: “And the other Dutch people? They come from somewhere near the Netherlands, right?”

Joey: “Nice try. The Netherlands is this make-believe place where Peter Pan and Tinker Bell come from.”

33. Ross: “Laugh it up, but the joke’s on you because we don’t need to get divorced. Okay, we’re just gonna get an annulment.”

Joey: “An annulment? Ross, I don’t think surgery is the answer here.”

34. Monica: “People never say ‘We need to talk’ unless it’s something bad.”

Joey: “Whoa, that doesn’t necessarily mean that he’s breaking up with you. Maybe he just cheated on you.”

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35. “I like it. What’s not to like? Custard? Good. Jam? Good. Meat? Good.”

36. “We can stay up late talking and watching movies. And you know about naked Thursdays, right?”

37. “You know, with that goatee, you kind of look like Satan.”

38. “Pheebs, have you ever been bitten by a hungry Italian?”

39. “What are you doing? In poker, there’s no food with more than one syllable. It’s got to be like chips or dip or pretz.”

40. “That’s right. Because I’m a Tribbiani. This is what we do. I mean, we may not be great thinkers or world leaders. We don’t read a lot or run very fast but damn it, we can eat!”

Short Joey Tribbiani Quotes That’ll Always Be Iconic

41. “Here come the meat sweats.”

42. “I’m curvy and I like it.”

43. “Joey doesn’t share food!”

44. “Occupation? Dinosaurs.”

45. “You’ve been bamboozled!”

More Joey Tribbiani Quotes for Friends Fans

46. “Look at me! I’m Chandler! Could I be wearing any more clothes?”

47. “Okay, look, I may not have treated your friends well in the past. But I have grown up a lot. Really. Honest.”

48. “Let me explain to you how the human body works. I have to warm up my stomach first. Eating chips is like stretching.”

49. “Okay, some tricks of the trade. Now, I’ve never been able to cry as an actor. So if I have a scene where I have to cry, I cut a hole in my pocket, take a pair of tweezers and just start pulling.”

50. “I told you, I’m not going to any clinic. I don’t have a problem. You’re the one with the problem. You should go to a Quit-Being-A-Baby-And-Leave-Me-Alone clinic.”

How Did Joey Tribbiani Influence Your Worldview?

If you’re a true fan of Friends, you’ll know that Joey Tribbiani was never made to be the serious one in the group. You may even consider him to be a goofball. But, make no mistake; he still left us with some things to think about.

Joey Tribbiani teaches us to have confidence in ourselves and our dreams. Even with all the naysayers dragging him down and wanting him to give up on his acting career, he pushed forward. There were times when he didn’t have a steady income, but this never demotivated him.

The road to reaching the pinnacle of his success was bumpy, but he remained confident in himself and his ability to work through every challenge. Like Joey, our life may be filled with countless bumps on the road. Let’s take inspiration from him and always look at the bright side of things and find humor in every situation.

If we keep our thoughts positive, then we’ll light the way through the darkness. Work hard, play hard, and always keep people who love and support you by your side. With that, we hope you were able to learn a thing or two through these Joey Tribbiani quotes!

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