(Rachel picks up her luggage and walks out from behind the counter after Luke returns from the town meeting.)
Luke: (With a look of recognition) So you're leaving huh?
Rachel: (Resignedly) Yeah.
Luke: Were you even gonna tell me?
Rachel: I was waiting for you to get back so I could say goodbye.
Luke: (Starting to get annoyed) Yeah, you at least always do that. So go.
Rachel: (With a pleading expression) Don't you even want to know why?
Luke: I know why.
Rachel: I don't think you do.
Luke: It's just like all the other times Rachel. You're the anywhere but here girl, you're restless, you're bored, it is what it is.
Rachel: That's not it.
Luke: Then what is it? Is there another guy?
Rachel: No.
Luke: Then what?
Rachel: It's another girl.
Luke: (Spluttering in confusion) What? You're telling me...
Rachel: The other girl isn't for me Luke, it's for you.
Luke: (In a disbelieving tone) Okay. Now that's crazy.
Rachel: Yeah?
Luke: Yeah.
Rachel: No.
Luke: You feel you need a different excuse this time to mix things up a little, fine. But you are not leaving because of me.
Rachel: I'm sure you tried Luke. But admit it, you're heart wasn't in it.
Luke: (Defensively) My heart was in it. I was here, I didn't leave. . . .(Confused) I don't get this.
Rachel: (Interjecting) Luke.
Luke: And what are you talking about, another girl? What other girl?
(Rachel stares at him meaningfully) Luke: (Finally realizing she means Lorelai) Oh Rachel, no, you don't mean. . . She and I are just friends. I told you that a thousand times.
Rachel: (Not letting him get away with denying it) No. You told it to me once. And you could barely get it out then.
Luke: (In a terribly unconvincing tone) Okay, this is crazy. You've got it wrong here. It's not. . .She and I are. . .uh. . .
Rachel: (Satisfied that she's finally adequately explained everything to Luke) I'm gonna go. I'll miss you. (she hugs him goodbye) Stay in touch.
Luke: (Pleading in a last ditch effort) Rachel, come on.
(Rachel walks to the door and stops. She turns around to look at Luke.)
Rachel: So don't wait too long okay?
Luke: To what?
Rachel: (Meaningfully) To tell her. (Rachel turns away and walks out of the diner leaving Luke staring into space alone.)

Max: I couldn't find a horse.
Lorelai: You didn't have to-
Max: Don't say anything, please. You were right last night, I shouldn't have proposed to you like that. It was stupid. It was the wrong place and the wrong time. I kicked myself the entire night for doing it. But you were wrong about something too. I didn't propose to you because we were fighting. I proposed because I love you. We're in a bad pattern Lorelai, and we have to break it. And other than that murder-suicide thing, which would be illegal and messy, I can only think to be impetuous.
Lorelai: Max.
Max: No listen, I woke up this morning and I realized that I studied and taught the great literature all my life. And those stories are replete with characters that let opportunities slip by, but what I teach is more than literature, it's lessons in life. If I don't follow these tenets, I'm not the man I thought I was, the man I want to be.

(Luke broke into Lorelai's house)
Luke: It's the kind of lock burglars go for.
Lorelai: How do you know?
Luke: It's easy to break. I proved that.
Lorelai: You proved that by...
Luke: Breaking in through the back door.

Max: So did you date Luke?
Lorelai: No, I did not date Luke.
Max: You can tell me.
Lorelai: I did not date Luke.
Max: There was a vibe.

Dean: (referring to Tristan) Your boyfriend's waiting.
Rory: He's not my boyfriend! I hate him!
Dean: Whatever.
Rory: Dean!
Dean: What?
Rory: Stop!
Dean: Why?
Rory: Because I love you, you idiot!

Lorelai: I had the weirdest dream last night. We were in our house but it wasn't our house, it was a Kentucky Fried Chicken.
Rory: I'm hooked.
Lorelai: I had to get dressed but my clothes were in the back and the guy manning the giant oil vat would not let me through.
Rory: Oh my God that's so weird. When you said oil vat that just reminded me I had this dream last night. We were swimming in a pool, only it wasn't water it was like oil or honey or something.
Lorelai: Hey.
Rory: What?
Lorelai: You totally did the thing.
Rory: What thing?
Lorelai: The thing. Where one person is describing their dream and it reminds the other person about their dream and suddenly it's all about their dream and the first person is just standing there like 'Um, hey man what about my dream?'
Rory: I'm sorry. The oil vat guy was being mean...

Max: Thank you for last night.
Lorelai: It was a good night, wasn't it?
Max: Several novels will be written about it.
Lorelai: I say we do it again, and next time I'll be the gypsy queen.

Madeline: So I've decided I'm now completely into Judy Garland. Did you see the TV movie? Pretty intense.
Louise: I think they used my mother's medicine cabinet in that.
Madeline: She was the Courtney Love of her day.
Paris: Show me a trend and I'll show you Madeline.
Madeline: Judy Garland is trendy?
Paris: Completely.
Louise: She was neo-addict retro chic.
Madeline: No one tells me these things

Tristan: I'm all-knowing.
Rory: How Godlike of you.

Lorelai: (sarcastically) Why so charming this morning?
Rory: I had an annoying visit from the Stars Hollow wake up fairy.

Rory: I just got scared and I sat there.
Lorelai: I understand. You know, I'm still learning this stuff too and since I'm still learning, I think I haven't thought enough about what I'm supposed to be teaching you.
Rory: What are you talking about?
Lorelai: I'm talking about my own personal lack of commitment skills. I mean, look, I love that you have my eyes and my coffee addiction and my taste in music and movies, but when it comes to love and relationships, I don't necessarily want you to be like me. I would hate to think that I raised a kid who couldn't say I love you.

Dean: So... that's your mom?
Lane: That's my mom.
Dean: Has she seen Patton?
Lane: She's just very uptight about boys.
Dean: I sensed something like that.
Lane: Don't take it personally.
Dean: I know, I'm sure once she gets to know me she'll...
Lane: No, she'll hate you forever. It's just nothing personal.

Gilmore Girls Season 1 Quotes

Lorelai: Wait, close your eyes and breathe. I smell snow.
Rory: Ah, it's that time of year.
Lorelai: Can't you smell it?
Rory: You know, it's like dogs and high-pitched noises. I think it's something only you can smell.
(Rory sits down next to Lorelai and pulls a blanket over the both of them)
Lorelai: I love snow.
Rory: Really, I had no idea.
Lorelai: Everything's magical when it snows, everything looks pretty. The clothes are great. Coats, scarves, gloves, hats.
Rory: Thermal underwear, wool socks, ear flaps.

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