Masters of Sex Quotes
Bill: You just want me today. Maybe because I've stopped pursuing you or because Dan is gone. I'm the only option left or because it's just easier with me because I'm always there. But what happens tomorrow when you wake up and you want someone else?
Virginia: Bill, that's not going to happen.
Bill: I don't trust you, Virginia. I can't... ever again.
I don't know exactly what it is that I'm looking for, but I do know that I want it to be passionate. I want to find a man where there's real sexual chemistry.Libby
Keller: I like you, Libby. I don't want to rush this.
Libby: I'm sorry, was that supposed to be romantic? In the course of a day we've gone from dinner to a sleep over to you suddenly proposing marriage.
Keller: I wasn't proposing...
Libby: I'm not interested in waiting 'till our wedding night to see if the sex between us is any good.
So what really happened that night with Art, sitting in that bedroom, was clarity. That the one person in my life who has seen me, all of me, the imperfections, ambitions, scars, and still loves me, in spite of the... maybe even because of my terrible talents... was you.Virginia
Nancy: The main factor with me for you is that I am a woman.
Virginia: I'm not sure I know what you mean.
Nancy: You are competing with me. It's an understandable, if disappointing reaction. Women get such a small slice of the pie they tend to fight over it rather than make the slice bigger or share.
Virginia: First of all, I hate pie. Secondly, you're speaking to a woman who has spent the last twelve years bringing women out of the dark ages. There's no greater advocate for women.
Nancy: In theory this is practice. Look, I respect everything you've accomplished. It's why I'm here. I just want to know where I stand.
Virginia: Wherever we tell you to.
I wasn't sad anymore 'cause when I turned around you and our baby girl were standing there. That's when I knew how happy I was. How happy we're gonna be. Just me, you, and sweat pea... a family. Aren't we lucky?Helen
I’ve come to realize that I am an addict of sorts. For some of you all it takes is a flashing neon sign for cocktails. For me, well I can pass that same sign a thousand times and never even notice it. For me it’s… it’s something else. It’s a passing glance, fingers brushing against my shoulder, a linger of perfume when she’s already left the room, her hand in mine. In an instant I’m ready to give everything up. I’m prepared to throw it all away, my work, my pride, my self-respect. I’m Bill. I’m here to ask for your help.Bill
Your Honor, I am willing to plead guilty to sexual deviance because I am a sexual deviant, because we are all sexual deviants.Bill
Why have we endured all this pain, all this suffering, if not for the two of you to end up together? You belong together, Bill, and I belong with someone who makes me feel that way.Libby
Bill: So these uncharted waters… is there any chance of what happened the other night happening again?
Libby: Or we could experiment a little. What we did the other night I gather that there’s a way that we can do it to each other at the same time. I believe there’s even a number for it.
This isn’t about some indiscretion in an exam room, this about the right of scientists to pursue knowledge.Keller
Trust me, Bill. Falling into old patterns can be dangerous.Virginia