Meredith Grey: Maybe we like the pain. Maybe we're wired that way. Because without it, I don't know; maybe we just wouldn't feel real. What's that saying? Why do I keep hitting myself with a hammer? Because it feels so good when I stop.
"Oh I'm not pretending, I'm sad. I'm very sad. Me so sad."
"The thing about addiction is never ends well. Because eventually whatever it is that was getting us high stops feeling good, and starts to hurt. Still, they say you don't kick the habit until you hit rock bottom. But how do you know when you're there? Because no matter how badly a thing is hurting us, sometimes letting it go hurts even worse."
"Just because people do horrible things it doesn't always mean their horrible people."
"Some things O'Malley, Some things just don't need to be told."
"I have five rules. Memorize them. Rule number one. Don't bother sucking up. I already hate you. That's not going to change."
"Trama protcols, phone list, pagers. The nurses will page you, you answer every page at a run, a run thats rule number two.You're supposed to follow me.."
"Your first shift starts now and lasts 36 hours. Your grunts, nobodys, the bottom of the surgical foodchain. You run labs, write orders, and you work every second night til you drop, and you dont complain."
"On call room. You sleep when you can where you can. You know but not with anybody. Not attendings. Especially not attendings. Sleep with attendings not a good idea. Where was I?..."