Favorite Cristina Yang Quotes
PRESTON: [enters his apartment] "I am Preston Burke. I am a widely renowned cardio-thoracic surgeon. I am a professional and moreover I am a good, kind person. I am a person that cleans up after himself. I am a great cook. And you? You are an unbelievable slob. A slovenly, angry intern. I am Preston Burke. And you... are the most competitive, guarded, stubborn... the most challenging person I have ever met. And I love you. Why the hell won't you just let me?
CRISTINA: "I gave up my apartment 20 minutes ago."
PRESTON: [pauses] "Well, alright then."
GEORGE: "Why is he suturing his own face?"
CRISTINA: "To turn me on..."
ALEX: "Because he's Mark Sloan. The guy is like the go-to plastic surgeon on the east coast."
GEORGE: "Thatâ€™s the guy Addison was sleeping with."
IZZIE: "Can you really blame her?"
CRISTINA: "No, not really."
GEORGE: "Yes, you can."
MEREDITH: "Well McSexy wants an X-ray to check for fractures and I think itâ€™s a bad idea if I go with him."
ALEX: "I'm on it."
GEORGE: "Why is that a bad idea?"
MEREDITH: "That's not right."
CRISTINA: "Mmm... no."
CRISTINA: "There it is!"
GEORGE: "Allow me to choke back some McVomit."
CRISTINA: "I don't do rings. Don't expect me to suddenly change. I'm a surgeon, just like you. And we'll have money, we can hire a wife."
PRESTON: "Are you saying yes?"
PRESTON: "I'm not letting you scrub in tomorrow."
CRISTINA: "Well, I'm not wearing a ring."
CRISTINA: "Okay then."
PRESTON: [pauses] "YES!"
CRISTINA: "What am I supposed to say? 'I swear to love and cherish you every moment of everyday of my life?' I mean, that's not real. I mean, that's not how it works, right?"
CALLIE: "It does, at first, but then it..."
MEREDITH: "It passes."
IZZIE: "No it doesn't. You guys are just used to it, that's all. You already have it, you have that thing everybody else wants. You can take it for granted, but let me tell you, if you didn't - if you couldn't be with the person that you love, I guarantee that hearing him promise you, love you and honor you and cherish you, no matter what, it would be pretty much all you could think about."
CRISTINA: "Wait, can you say that again? Just slowly."
MEREDITH: "You're talking about Denny, right?
Meredith: This is going to turn out like Rebecca.
Cristina: Oh, smashed up face? That was bad.
Meredith: She's going to fall for you, then go crazy, then pee on my couch.
Meredith: Can't you just give your sex friend more sex so he doesn't fire your old man friend?
Cristina: I'm not a prostitute!
MEREDITH: "You really should take something."
CRISTINA: "Drugs are for babies."
IZZIE: "I hate Alex."
CRISITNA: "And the non sequitur award goes to..."
IZZIE: "Iâ€™m sorry, but I just hate Alex."
MEREDITH: "I broke up with Derek."
CRISTINA: "Burke wants to have a relationship."
IZZIE: "Boys are stupid."
Callie: You should direct your questions to Dr. Bailey, Stevens.
Cristina: Oh, weâ€™re directing our questions to Dr. Bailey?
Callie: Oh, not you, just Stevens.
Miranda: Why is Stevens directing her questions to Dr. Bailey?
Callie: Because sheâ€™s been sleeping with my husband. Alrighty then, have a good day.
Cristina: [to Mer] This is more disturbing than your bag full of Mommy.
MEREDITH: "Lets play the game of whose life sucks the most. I'll win. I always win."
CRISTINA: "You don't want to play with me."
Meredith: "Oh yes, I do. I'll even go first. Derek is married, as in pig-headed adulterous liar married." [George spits out his beer]
CRISTINA: "George, you have beer... coming out of your nostrils..."
MEREDITH: "Alright, your turn."
CRISTINA: "I'm pregnant. There. I win." [Joe the Bartender collapses] "Okay, maybe Joe wins."
CRISTINA: "Get out of bed, we're gonna be late."
MEREDITH: "I have a feeling."
CRISTINA: "You have a feeling?"
CRISTINA: "What kind of feeling?"
MEREDITH: "Like I might die."
CRISTINA: "Today? Tomorrow? In 50 years? We're all going to die eventually. Now we're late! Let's go!"
MEREDITH: "Oh Cristina, c'mon!"
CRISTINA: "What? I'm being supportive."
CRISTINA: "Yeah, this is me being totally supportive. Go on."
MEREDITH: "Okay. The man I love has a wife and then he chooses her over me. Then the wife takes my dog. Well, she didn't actually take my dog. I gave it to her. But I didn't mean to give it to her, I meant to give it to him, and that doesn't change the fact that she's got Derek. And my McDog. She's got my McLife! What have I got? I can't even remember the last time we kissed. Because you never think the last time is the last time. You think you have forever, but you don't. Plus my conditioner decided to stop working and I think I have brittle bones. I need something to happen. I just need a sign. I need a reason to go on. I need some hope, and in the absence of hope, I need to stay in bed and feel like I might die today."
CRISTINA: [pauses, then drags Meredith out of bed] "Whatever. Everybody has problems. Get your ass out of bed and get to work. NOW! Move, move, move!"
CRISTINA: "Meredith, I have a thing... news."
MEREDITH: "Youâ€™re not pregnant again, are you? Because I canâ€™t handle the extra months of bitchiness."
CRISTINA: [sobbing] "Please... please don't ever die."
PRESTON: [pauses] "I'll do my best."