You were just looking out for yourself. You're always just looking out for yourself.


Coat check girl: May I take your coats?
Bill: Yes, thank you.
Virginia: I'll keep mine, thank you very much.
Bill: You sure? I think you'll be more comfortable..
Virginia: Is this another thing you would like to overrule me on?
Bill: The lady will be keeping her coat.
Virginia: In case I throw a drink in his face and need to make a speedy exit, which is entirely possible.

Did you think you were different? They all do. Enjoy it, Virginia. He's a lovely man. A true gentleman. He'll always open the door for you. He'll never forget your birthday, whisk you away on business trips, take you in his arms and dance with you even though there's no music playing, and when he shows up at your doorstep and tells you that he wants you to spend the rest of your life with him, in that moment, you will think he means it.


When I think of how she must see me, how she must look at me, it's as if I am seeing myself, clearly, for the very first time.


The one thing, the only thing I've done right is loving someone so completely with as much of my broken soul as I can muster, and if I give up on that... I can't, I can't give up on that or I'll have nothing. I'll be nothing.


Libby: I can't. I won't keep going like this. There just has to be something better.
Paul: Libby, you can have something better with me.

Giving that part of yourself to another person, it's as close to a sacred act as there is. So take your time. Please, know your heart. Make sure that he deserves you.


I'm not trying to put myself out of a job here, but the women who are coming in aren't looking for someone to fix their disfunction, they're looking for a mate.


Trying to control other people doesn't work, ever. The only person you can control is yourself.


Libby: If you were dying and you had one final moment to look back at your whole life, at the things that mattered the most to you, what would you say about our marriage?
Bill: That we tried our best. Both of us gave our very best.

The thought of not seeing you every day is not something I'm ready to accept just yet.


Libby: I want you to be happy.
Paul: Libby, I am happy with you.

Masters of Sex Quotes

Your Honor, I am willing to plead guilty to sexual deviance because I am a sexual deviant, because we are all sexual deviants.


I think women often confuse love with physical attraction.