"I threw my pie for you!"

By Kelli Bender
Updated August 25, 2014 06:30 PM

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

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