35 Jersey Shore Quotes That Are Ingrained Into Our Minds

Get your daily dose of sun, tan, and hair gel when you read these Jersey Shore quotes!

Jersey Shore is one of MTV’s most popular reality TV series ever released. Like other entertaining reality shows, it follows the lives of eight people who live together in what the series calls The Jersey Shore House.

Many don’t know that Jersey Shore was initially designed to have an all-male cast, and its goal was to find the most stereotypical men during that time: tanned gym rats and fist-pumpers. However, in the end, they deemed it better to include female counterparts of these stereotypes.

If you watched Jersey Shore before, you know there was never a time when there was no drama in the house. This, along with the members’ self-recording of their thoughts on the drama, made Jersey Shore such an iconic masterpiece that continues to entertain people today.

It has many quotable lines from Pauly D, Snooki, The Situation, Ronnie, and more that we just can’t get out of our heads. So, if you’re a fan, you’ll enjoy these Jersey Shore quotes we’ve collected!

And don’t forget to check out these Grey’s Anatomy quotes and Letterkenny quotes.

Best Jersey Shore Quotes

1. “I definitely regret breaking my number one rule: never fall in love at the Jersey Shore.” – Ronnie Ortiz-Magro

2. “One step forward, two step backs.” – Ronnie Ortiz-Magro

3. “You have to remember that reality shows capture your worst moments.” – Snooki

4. “I was born and raised a Guido. It’s just a lifestyle, it’s being Italian, it’s representing family, friends, tanning, gel, everything.” – Pauly D

5. “Back in the day, they had the prophecy that one day, there would be a pimp of all pimps, and his name would be The Situation.” – The Situation

6. “I have a bad habit of playing little emotional games with men. When they date me, it’s cool in the beginning, we do our thing in the first month, and then I send them on a rollercoaster ride to hell.” – JWoww

7. “You gotta stay ‘Fresh to death,’ I call it. Fresh outfit, fresh haircut, fresh tan. Just stay fresh.” – Pauly D

Iconic Jersey Shore Quotes to Revisit

8. “There’s no way I’m going to Jersey without my hair gel; can’t leave without my gel.” – Pauly D

9. “My heart is racing, and I smell like King Kong’s *sshole.” – Snooki

10. “You stalked my whole life on the boardwalk.” – Pauly D

11. “The only person I’ve had sex with on Jersey Shore is my boyfriend.” – Snooki

12. “Dominican girls are hot because they can dance, they can move, they got tans, big butts, and nice full lips.” – Vinny Guadagnino

13. “You need sucky things in life to make you stronger.” – Vinny Guadagnino

14. “Snookin’ for love—it’s worse than a staph infection.” – Snooki

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15. “Let’s just get wastey-pants.” – Snooki

16. “It’s t-shirt time!”’ – Pauly D

17. “Aaaaaawww, yeah!” – Pauly D

18. “Where’s the beach?” – Snooki

19. “G.T.L, baby! Gym, tan, laundry!” – The Situation

Jersey Shore Quotes That’ll Stand the Test of Time

20. “I don’t follow trends. I set my own, and I go for the extreme.” – JWoww

21. “I’m not trying to fall in love on the Jersey Shore. I’m just trying to hook up.” – Pauly D

22. “Men may be from Mars and women from Venus, but I’m from the Jersey Shore.” – JWoww

23. “Cry all you want; your tears don’t mean shit to me.” – Ronnie Ortiz-Magro

24. “Yo, face down, *ss up—that’s how I like to have a good time.” – Deena Buckner

25. Vinny Guadagnino: “Supposedly, the hamburger meat is 80 lean, 20 fat. Kinda like my women.”

Pauly D: “I thought it was the other way around.”

Funny Jersey Shore Quotes

26. “It’s like a war zone out here. All grenades.” – Pauly D

27. “Seaside’s so beautiful; look at the garbage.” – Pauly D

28. “Being called Angelina is like one of the worst things you could ever be called.” – Pauly D

29. “Angelina is the Staten Island ferry: everybody gets a ride, and it’s free.” – The Situation

30. “I am like a praying mantis; after I have sex with a guy, I will rip their heads off.” – JWoww

31. “I’m not good with time. Like, if I ask you the time and you say, ‘A quarter to two,’ I wouldn’t know. Why can’t you just say 2:30?” – Snooki

32. “If Deena was a holiday, she’d definitely be Thanksgiving because she’s got a lot to give, and she’s down for a lot of stuffing.” – The Situation

33. “Nothing like a nice herpe to ruin the party.” – Pauly D

34. “I’m definitely not a saint. If I probably walked through the church, I’d f*cking burst into flames, to be honest with you.” – Ronnie Ortiz-Magro

35. “Down here at the Shore, one minute you’ve got three girls in the Jacuzzi, the next minute somebody’s in jail, and you have to bail them out. That’s what happens down at the Shore.” – The Situation

Who’s Your Favorite Jersey Shore Member?

Ironically, ordinary people like us find our escape from our realities through reality TV shows like Jersey Shore. However, that’s exactly what people love about series like this.

Through shows like Jersey Shore, we get to live completely different lives from the one we have right now. Jersey Shore is undoubtedly entertaining, and there were many out-of-this-world dramas that we can’t even imagine we’ll have in our lifetimes.

Though what we’ve seen on Jersey Shore is a bit extreme, we must also take inspiration from their lives. Our favorite members were young and carefree and had no qualms about living life to the fullest!

Yes, we have to be individuals responsible for ourselves and our decisions. However, this doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have fun and enjoy life.

The lifestyles of Pauly D, Snooki, and the rest of the cast might be a far cry from what we’re living now. But, as you’ve learned from this collection, learn to let go and have fun every once in a while, too!

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Karen Danao

Hi, I’m Karen, a content curator and writer for Quote Ambition; I’m also a marketing and advertising professional. Beyond the keyboard and the screen, I’m someone who’s out to enjoy every bit that life has to offer!

Poetry, philosophy, history, and movies are all topics I love writing about! However, my true passion is in traveling, photography, and finding common ground to which everyone from different cultures can relate.

With the many places I’ve been to, I found that love, inspiration, and happiness are some things that bring people together. No matter how different we are on the outside, I’m a true believer that our emotions don’t lie; if you dig deep into our psyche, we’re all the same inside.

This belief was further amplified when I joined Quote Ambition. Through the quotes I’ve read, collected, organized, and written about, I found that humans are resilient, creative, and compassionate.

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