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Greys-anatomy

[narrating] "The early bird catches the worm; a stitch in time saves nine. He who hesitates is lost. We can't pretend we haven't been told. We've all heard the proverbs, heard the philosophers, heard our grandparents warning us about wasted time, heard the damn poets urging us to ‘seize the day'. Still sometimes we have to see for ourselves. We have to make our own mistakes. We have to learn our own lessons. We have to sweep today's possibility under tomorrow's rug until we can't anymore, until we finally understand for ourselves like Benjamin Franklin meant. That knowing is better than wondering, that waking is better than sleeping. And that even the biggest failure, even the worst most intractable mistake beats the hell out of never trying."

MEREDITH

PRESTON: "What is this? That we’re doing here. What is it?"
CRISTINA: "You need a definition? You really want to be that guy?"
PRESTON: "Lock the door."

IZZIE: [to Alex] "You are hateful! Hateful! Hateful, arrogant, lazy... hateful man! Hateful!"
DEREK: "Well, never a dull moment here at Seattle Grace. Scalpel?"

MEREDITH: "No. I can't, I'm seeing someone."
ALEX: "Look, if you don't want to go out with me just say so, you don't need to lie."
MEREDITH: "Oh, okay. I don't want to go out with you... and I think I might be seeing someone."

MEREDITH: "Are you really as shallow and callous as you seem?"
ALEX: "Want to grab a drink and hear about my secret pain?"
MEREDITH: "Does that line ever work for you?"
ALEX: "Sometimes."

MEREDITH: "Dr. Shepherd? I'm sorry I called you a jackass."
DEREK: [pauses] "You didn't."
MEREDITH: "Actually I did... twice."

[to patient who threw up on Alex] "You are so my favorite person today."

Izzie

CRISTINA: "If I stab this fork into his thigh, will I get in trouble?"
MEREDITH: "Not if you make it look like an accident."

DEREK: "You know they call you the Nazi."
MIRANDA: "So I've heard."

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