updated 09/03/2015 AT 7:49 PM ET
•originally published 08/25/2014 AT 6:30 PM ET
On Aug. 17, Uzo Aduba earned Orange Is the New Black its first Emmy win, tearfully accepting the award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series at the Creative Arts Emmys.
Now OITNB has a chance to take home gold again at Monday’s Primetime Emmy Awards. Both Taylor Schilling and the Netflix series itself are up for coveted statuettes, and we think they have a good shot at winning.
To prove that OITNB deserves a place in Emmy history, we’re going to let the ladies of Litchfield speak for themselves. Here are some of the craziest, funniest, most Emmy-deserving quotes to come out of the show’s two seasons.
Crazy Eyes’s definition of a grand romantic gesture
What love feels like to Flaca and Maritza
Actually, there is a surprising amount of love going around Litchfield
But it can be hard to express yourself behind bars
Especially when you’re a newbie like Piper
Optimism: Prison style
Why Red makes the perfect, grumpy spirit animal
Sophia shines a light on the importance of pronunciation
Ain’t no quote like a Big Boo quote
Taystee the storyteller
Basically, Orange Is the New Black is the Emmy-nominated show you need to be watching