Gossip Girl Season 4 Episode 17: "Empire of the Son" Quotes
Blair: Excuse me. Why aren't you at MOMA meeting me?
Dan: I decided to grab lunch with my dad instead. Why aren't you at MOMA meeting me?
Blair: I'm standing you up.
Dan: Ah. Well apparently great minds think alike.
Blair: But I had good reason.
Dan: And I would love to hear that reason, but my dad is gonna be out any second. And I haven't scouted an exit strategy for you, so...
Blair: You were right. This is a much better idea than spending the day pretending to like some German pedagogue of art. I'm going to shop until you drop.
Dorota: This could happen at any time.
Ben: So if you haven't already guessed, Serena and I are more than just friends.
Cynthia: You think I don't know? Why'd you think I came to New York?
Ben: How'd you figure it out?
Cynthia: It doesn't matter.
Serena: Most people's favorite pizza in Manhattan is John's, but I've always been partial to Joe'sâ€”
Cynthia: I'm lactose-intolerant.
Dorota: Your new secrecy, calmness with Mr. Chuck, supporting Miss Serena's new boyfriend. And last week I find NOVA documentary in your Netflix queue!
Blair: What are you doing in my queue?!
Dorota: You and Lonely Boy are having affair!
Dorota: Don't want to make you late to.... What exhibit is it again?
Blair: Joseph Beuys. Why?
Dorota: Maybe I could go with you.
Blair: You don't even know who he is!
Dorota: He created term "social sculpture" to illustrate idea of art's potential to transform society.
Blair: How do you know that?
Dorota: From Mr. Humphrey's New York magazine I found in your room!
Blair: Just what are you implying?
Rufus: Well for what it's worth, when Lily and I started hanging out again, neither of us wanted anyone else to know. But friendship can be an excuseâ€”a cover when there's something more you don't want to admit, or you're too scared to explore.
Dan: No... no. No. I mean, there's no way. I mean even the thought of that isâ€”
Dan: No, I mean we're not even friends. I swear... we're not.
Dan: You ever hung out with someone but not been able to tell anyone?
Rufus: You mean, ah, hang out, hang out or, you know... "hang out" hang out?
Dan: Oh god, this was a bad idea.
Rufus: What? That was vague.
Rufus: So why did you want to grab coffee with your old man?
Dan: Do I need a reason?
Rufus: No, but you have one.
Dan: I, ah, I need your advice. But I gotta keep the details vague.
Rufus: Please, the vaguer the better. It keeps parenting a challenge.
Lily: Someone who knows about Ben is trying to send a message.
You were able to win over my family and my friends. I just want the same chance.Serena
Ben: I'm sorry. I should have given you a heads up. She got here a few days ago. That's why I haven't been able to return your calls.
Serena: And here I thought I was being paranoid.