35 Quotes About Roommates


Some of our fondest memories as a child are made when residing with other people that open the door to new adventures. These quotes about roommates inspire us to gain new experiences.

“A good roommate may be the single most important thing to have when one is away at school.”

“Between me and my roommate, we’ve hit 400 Major League home runs.”

“Dogs are like kids. Cats are like roommates.”

“Everyone has this universal understanding of roommate drama.”

“For years, I believed that anything worth doing was worth doing early. In graduate school, I submitted my dissertation two years in advance. In college, I wrote my papers weeks early and finished my thesis four months before the due date. My roommates joked that I had a productive form of obsessive-compulsive disorder.”

“From what my friends tell me, apparently some guys can be pretty intimidated by me when they find out what I do. I find it funny because I try to be modest and I don’t like to talk about gymnastics unless I am asked about it. ”

“Get your product in front of actual, living, breathing strangers. Your college roommate’s approval does not mean there’s market demand.”

“Good relationships make people happy, and happy people enjoy more and better relationships than unhappy people….”

“I even lived on campus to get the college experience. I had five roommates and I still keep in touch with them while I’m on the road.”

“I have a roommate, and I signed a year lease. I screwed up! That’s like I wrote a joke that didn’t work, but now I have to tell it for a year.”

“I have the best roommates in the world! It creates a fun sense of family… and that’s really important to me. Things can get so lonely without it.”

“I have two roommates, so it’s a challenge to keep the house the way I like.”

“I like candles. It helps cover up for the fact that I have four male roommates.”

“I like cinnamon rolls, but I don’t always have time to make a pan. That’s why I wish they would sell cinnamon roll incense. After all I’d rather light a stick and have my roommate wake up with false hopes.”

“I look at my roommates who are so proud of me that it makes me proud.”

“I really like to put my name on everything, so my roommate doesn’t steal it. It’s really a throwback to that.”

“I was making pancakes the other day and a fly flew into the kitchen. And that’s when I realized that a spatula is a lot like a fly swatter. And a crushed fly is a lot like a blueberry. And a roommate is a lot like a fly eater.”

“I wouldn’t want to be someone’s roommate, that’s for sure. You can’t do certain things, you can’t leave the bathroom door open… you can’t put your feet on the couch, you can’t hide stuff in the couch.”

“I’m not the easiest person to live with. I’m kind of a slob.”

“If you lived with a roommate as unstable as this economic system, you would’ve moved out or demanded that your roommate get professional help.”

“I’m not sure I’d classify any topics as off-limits, but I don’t look for new territories to offend. There’s my joke about when my roommate beat cancer.”

“I’m surrounded by people who care about me and love me. I have a great job. I have wonderful roommates who take care of me. I have a family who adores me.”

“Its really hard to be roommates with people if your suitcases are much better than theirs.”

“I’ve got four roommates and they all have fur and tails.”

“I’ve had times where one of my roommates was moving out of the house in college, and because we were the only black people in that neighborhood, the cops got called, and we had guns drawn on us. Came in the house, without knocking, guns drawn on my teammates and roommates. So I have experienced this.”

“My roommate and my boyfriend, they both know I am compulsive and controlling.”

“My roommate got a pet elephant. Then it got lost. It’s in the apartment somewhere.”

“My roommates are all such happy-go-lucky guys, and I carry some of the stress around a lot more.”

“The best training is to read and write, no matter what. Don’t live with a lover or roommate who doesn’t respect your work. Don’t lie, buy time, borrow to buy time. Write what will stop your breath if you don’t write.”

“The people you live with at college, those first roommates often are people you’re still friends with the rest of your life.”

“We have been roommates our entire lives. We just bought a place together.”

“We’re sisters, we’re roommates, we’re all that.”

“When I started Facebook from my dorm room in 2004, the idea that my roommates and I talked about all the time was a world that was more open.”

“When I was in school, my former roommate went through hazing. I heard the stories, but I don’t think I’ve seen a movie that captures the stuff that goes on.”

“When people ask me what I miss most about the game, it’s being in the locker room and getting to know the guys. Back in those days, we had roommates. We had to talk basketball and that was a great way to understand the game itself and form those lasting relationships.”

Residing with others does not come without its challenges. Finding a way to get comfortable during a time of being uncomfortable is just one thing you can do to make it easier.

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