Very few characters from television shows have the impact that Barney Stinson, from How I Met Your Mother had on his viewers. In 2005, before the phenomenon known as YouTube was in full swing, a lovable but misogynistic playboy, with the ability to dole out endless quotable advice was destined to become the ultimate idol of the masses.

Add to it the comic ability of Neil Patrick Harris and we got ourselves the best bro we could possibly have, except when your girlfriend or wife is around you.

Here are 25 unforgettable quotes brought to you by the good ol' Barnacle!

Now, I might have missed out on some quotes, so don't blame me; NPH's character is more opinionated than the one Siddhu plays in real life