Lorelai Victoria Gilmore is the only daughter of the wealthy Richard and Emily Gilmore.  Lorelai is the single mother of Lorelai "Rory" Leigh Gilmore after getting pregnant at 16 and refusing to marry Christopher Hayden, Rory's father.

Instead, Victoria choose to run away to the town of Stars Hollow where she ends up working at an Inn.  Eventually Loreali and Sookie buy a run-down old inn called the Dragonfly Inn.

Lorelai dates Luke Danes towards the end of the series, but breaks up with him and even briefly marries Christopher.  During the series finale it's presumed she gets back together with Luke.

Lorelai Gilmore Quotes

Lorelai: So, dinner, thoughts?
Rory: Let's have some.

Richard: Rory. You're tall.
Rory: I guess.
Richard: Well, what's your height?
Rory: 5'7".
Richard: That's tall! She's tall.
Lorelai: Hi, Dad.
Richard: Lorelai. Your daughter's tall.
Lorelai: Oh, I know, it's freakish. We're thinking of having her studied at M.I.T.

Gilmore Girls Quotes

Rory: Louis, I think this is the beginning of a wonderful friendship.
Tristan: (pause) Who's Louis?
Rory: Think about it.

Mrs. Kim: (angrily, to a man in her store) You break, you buy!
Man: But it was sticking out in the aisle.
Mrs. Kim: You break, you buy!
Man: But I didn't put it in the aisle.
Mrs. Kim: You have eyes, yes?
Man: Yes, I have eyes.
Mrs. Kim: These eyes work?
Man: Yes, these eyes work.
Mrs. Kim: They can make out shapes, sizes and colors?
Man: Yes they can do all that, but ...
Mrs. Kim: Eyes work, they see lamp in aisle, send message to brain: 'Lamp in aisle - move!' You move. You don't break lamp.
Man: I ...
Mrs. Kim: You have no eyes, not my problem, that is between you and them. You break, you buy!
(The man gives in and gives her some money)
Mrs. Kim: (suddenly sweet) We appreciate your business.