Cristina Yang has the kind of sarcastic, intelligent personality that every girl wants to have. From her antics with Meredith to her snippy comments she makes to her interns, we all aspire to be more like Yang. Her iconic one liners make for the perfect relatable college girl quotes.

Here are 23 Cristina quotes every college girl needs.

1. "If you want crappy things to stop happening to you, then stop accepting crap and start demanding more."

2. "Screw beautiful, I'm brilliant. If you want to appease me, compliment my brain."


3. "Not everybody has to be happy. That's not mental health, that's crap."

4. "We have to dance it out. That's how we finish."

5. "If there's no food, I'm going home."


6. "Being aware of your crap and actually overcoming your crap are two very different things."

7. "If you want to be a shark, be a shark."

8. "Doubt is normal."

9. "I don't have a sour puss, this is just my face."


10. "I'm not a spoon, I'm a knife and I'm going to stab you in the eyeball."

11. "Don't let what he wants eclipse what you need. He is very dreamy, but he is not the sun. You are."

12. "I need a drink, a man or a massage. Or a drunken massage by a man."


13. "I'm laughing, just not externally."

14. "Should I sleep or should I shower? I could sleep in the shower but I'm also starving."

15. "This face only goes on the Nobel brochure."


16. "Pretty good is not enough, I want to be great."

17. "That's where the real work begins. To find hope where there seems to be absolutely none at all."

18. "Have some fire. Be unstoppable. Be a force of nature."

19. "I'm not pretending, I'm sad. I'm very sad. Me sooo sad."


20. "Well, I don't speak girl."

21. "I'd say wish me luck but I don't need it."

22. "I get angry when I go without sleep."


23. "Everybody has problems. Now get your ass out of bed and get to work."