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71 "Ted Lasso" Quotes to Make Your Day a Little Brighter

Check out these hilarious, passionate, and heart-wrenching quotes from one of TV's biggest hits.

Ted Lasso premiered back in August 2020 and soon ballooned into a smash hit. Why? Maybe it was all the across-the-pond-isms that American audiences found so captivating. Maybe it was the welcome escape from a world in crisis. Or many it was just star and co-creator Jason Sudeikis. In any case, Ted Lasso delivered some incredible numbers. Within a week of the show's third season premiere, it managed to capture 795 million minutes of screen time from viewers. With that kind of commitment, it seems safe to say that the Apple TV series is (1) incredibly binge-worthy and (2) very quotable. If you're interested in the latter, then keep reading. We've put together the best Ted Lasso quotes the show has delivered so far.

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Funny Ted Lasso Quotes

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  1. "You two knuckleheads have split our locker room in half. And when it comes to locker rooms, I like 'em just like my mother's bathing suits. I only wanna see 'em in one piece, you hear?" — Ted Lasso
  2. "I always figured that tea was just gonna taste like hot brown water. And you know what? I was right. Yeah, it's horrible. No, thank you." — Ted Lasso
  3. "Ice cream's the best. It's kinda like seeing Billy Joel perform live. Never disappoints." — Ted Lasso
  4. On the Diamond Dogs: "It's just a group of people who care, Roy. Not unlike folks at a hip hop concert whose hands are not in the air." — Ted Lasso
  5. "All right, fellas, you gotta remember, your body is like day-old rice. If it ain't warmed up properly, something real bad could happen." — Ted Lasso
  6. "One more person says something that me and Beard don't understand, I'm gonna have one of my son's classic temper tantrums. It's basically just him calling me a bunch of silly names, you know, like, I don't know, 'dummy head' or 'poo-poo face' 'pee-pee fingers.'" — Ted Lasso
  7. On scones: "It's like a muffin, except it sucks all the spit out of your mouth." — Ted Lasso
  8. "You know what the happiest animal on Earth is? It's a goldfish. Y'know why? It's got a 10-second memory. Be a goldfish." — Ted Lasso
  9. "I never know how to react when a grown man beatboxes in front of me." — Keeley Jones
  10. "I feel like we fell out of a lucky tree, hit every branch on the way down, ended up in a pool full of cash and Sour Patch Kids." — Ted Lasso
  11. "Coach, I got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore." — Ted Lasso
  12. "Our goal is to go out like Willie Nelson, on a high." — Ted Lasso
  13. "You should do a TED Talk, 'cause right now you're getting a whole heap of 'Ted listen.'" — Ted Lasso
  14. "If you would have told me that I'd be drinking tea at 3 o'clock every day, about a year ago… I would have punched you in the mouth." — Ted Lasso
  15. "If the internet has taught us anything, it's that sometimes it's easier to speak our minds anonymously." — Ted Lasso
  16. "I know change can be scary. One minute, you are playing freeze tag out there at recess with all your buddies. Next thing you know, you're getting zits, your voice gets low. And every time your art teacher, Ms. Scanlon, leans over your desk to check and see how your project's going, you feel all squiggly inside." — Ted Lasso
  17. "I gotta say, man, sometimes you remind me of my grandma with the channel hopper. You just push all the wrong buttons." — Ted Lasso
  18. "There's a bunch of crazy stuff on Twitter. Heck, someone made an account for my mustache." — Ted Lasso
  19. "I think I literally have a better understanding of who killed Kennedy than what is offside. (Long pause) It was the mob." — Ted Lasso
  20. "How many countries are in this country?" — Ted Lasso
  21. "In my mind, you gotta have three things to be a Premier League team. One, you gotta play physical. Two, you gotta give 100 percent until the final whistle, and three, you gotta be sponsored by a Middle Eastern airline." — Ted Lasso
  22. "You're telling me I could shatter every bone in my body, someone could just drop me off in front of any old hospital, dumped into a garbage can or something, and y'all patch me up, and I don't have to pay jack squat? I tell you: I love this country." — Ted Lasso

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Ted Lasso Quotes About Grief

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  1. "I want you to be grateful that you're going through this sad moment with all these other folks. Because I promise you, there is something worse out there than being sad, and that is being alone and being sad." — Ted Lasso
  2. "I can diagnose myself in a heartbeat. I thought being invulnerable would protect me, so I pushed people away for years, leading me directly to my greatest fear: being alone. Big whoop." — Rebecca Welton
  3. "This is my cat's collar. She was a faithful companion for 20 years. I'm gonna miss you, Cindy Clawford." — Leslie Higgins
  4. "I think things come into our lives to help us get from one place to a better one." — Ted Lasso
  5. "It may not work out how you think it will or how you hope it does. But believe me, it will all work out." — Ted Lasso
  6. "Most of the time change is a good thing and I think that's what it's all about; embracing change, being brave, doing whatever you have to so everyone in your life can move forward with theirs." — Ted Lasso
  7. "Isn't the idea of 'never give up' one of them things we always talk about in sports? And shouldn't that apply to people too?" — Ted Lasso
  8. "Ain't nobody in this room alone. Let's be sad now. Let's be sad together. And then we can be a gosh-darn goldfish. Onward. Forward." — Ted Lasso

Motivational Quotes from Ted Lasso

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  1. "You beating yourself up is like Woody Allen playing the clarinet. I don't wanna hear it. All right?" — Ted Lasso
  2. "This woman is strong, confident, and powerful. Boss, I tell you, I'd hate to see you and Michelle Obama arm wrestle, but I wouldn't be able to take my eyes off of it, either." — Ted Lasso
  3. "The truth will set you free… but first, it will piss you off." — Dr. Sharon Fieldstone
  4. "For me, success is not about the wins and losses. It's about helping these young fellas be the best versions of themselves on and off the field." — Ted Lasso
  5. "Guys have underestimated me my entire life. And for years, I never understood why. It used to really bother me. But then one day, I was driving my little boy to school, and I saw this quote by Walt Whitman, and it was painted on the wall there. It said, 'Be curious, not judgmental.' I like that." — Ted Lasso
  6. "You know how they say youth is wasted on the young? Well, I say don't let the wisdom of age be wasted on you." — Ted Lasso
  7. "I lost my way for a minute, but I'm on the road back." — Rebecca Welton
  8. "I do love a locker room. It smells like potential." — Ted Lasso
  9. "I suppose the best brand is being yourself." — Leslie Higgins
  10. "​​Coach, I'm me. Why would I want to be anything else?" — Jamie Tartt
  11. "A good mentor hopes you move on. A great mentor knows you will." — Leslie Higgins
  12. "Taking on a challenge is a lot like riding a horse, isn't it? If you're comfortable while you're doing it, you're probably doing it wrong." — Ted Lasso
  13. "As the man once said, the harder you work, the luckier you get." — Ted Lasso
  14. "So I've been hearing this phrase y'all got over here that I ain't too crazy about. 'It's the hope that kills you.' Y'all know that? I disagree, you know. I think it's the lack of hope that comes and gets you. See, I believe in hope. I believe in belief." — Ted Lasso
  15. "Doing the right thing is never the wrong thing." — Ted Lasso
  16. "A palace made out of crystal seems mighty fragile to me." — Ted Lasso
  17. "If God would have wanted games to end in a tie, she wouldn't have invented numbers." — Ted Lasso
  18. "There's two buttons I never like to hit: That's panic and snooze." — Ted Lasso
  19. "Little girls are mysterious. And silly and powerful. I gave up trying to figure them out years ago." — Ted Lasso
  20. "Every disadvantage has its advantage." — Rebecca Welton

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Ted Lasso Quotes About Love

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  1. "I believe in Communism. Rom-communism, that is. If Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan can go through some heartfelt struggles and still end up happy, then so can we." — Ted Lasso
  2. "Sounds to me like someone's trapped inside life's most complicated shape: A love triangle. Second place of course is the 'I just walked in on my mother-in-law changing into her swimsuit' dodecahedron." — Ted Lasso
  3. "I want you to know, I value each of your opinions, even when you're wrong." — Ted Lasso
  4. "I think if you care about someone, and you got a little love in your heart, there ain't nothing you can't get through together." — Ted Lasso
  5. "All I want is for when we win a match, to be able to kiss my fella the same way the guys get to kiss their girls. And I know we can't fix every ache inside of us. But I shouldn't have to pretend it's not there either." — Colin Hughes
  6. "Even Woody and Buzz got under each other's plastic." — Ted Lasso
  7. "Great party game, horrible relationship status." — Ted Lasso
  8. "Coach Beard's views on romantic relationships are not too dissimilar from his views on cooking steak. You know, you spend any more than five minutes on one, it loses its flavor." — Ted Lasso
  9. "If we see each other in our dreams, let's goof around a little bit, pretend like we don't know each other." — Ted Lasso
  10. "If there is something I could do or something I could say that would make you be happy just being with me, I'd do it. I'd do it in a nanosecond, but I ain't got no control over any of that." — Ted Lasso

The Best Roy Kent Quotes

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  1. "You deserve someone who will make you feel like you've been struck by lightning. Don't you dare settle for fine."
  2. "It's more than a game to me. It's all I've ever known. It's who I am. It's all I am."
  3. "I want you to remember this feeling. Burn this moment into your brains."
  4. "What do you have to be sad about? Did one of the Paw Patrol dogs die?"
  5. "Look, most adults think kids need to be constantly entertained… Truth is they just wanna feel like they're part of our lives. Little idiots."
  6. "Stupid barking means it's over, right?"
  7. "Shut up. Just shut up. You had me at 'Coach.'"
  8. "Oi! Are my eyebrows crazy?"
  9. "This isn't black. This is dark heather charcoal."
  10. "Cheer up, Keeley. It's a funeral."
  11. "Hey, Siri. Play The 'Roy Is Sorry For Not Understanding Keeley' Playlist."

Wrapping Up

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