70 Legally Blonde Quotes to Help You Defy Stereotypes

This is probably one of the most quotable movies of all time, so we’ve gathered the top 70 Legally Blonde quotes that will take you back to the most iconic comedy film of the early 2000s.

Legally Blonde is a story that defies all stereotypes and shows how one’s hard work and determination can always win and lead you to success.

Let’s take a look at our list filled with funny, witty, wise, and empowering lines from the show.

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Best Legally Blonde Quotes

Legally Blonde Quotes - If you're going to let one stupid prick ruin your life, you're not the girl I thought you were.

1. “If you’re going to let one stupid prick ruin your life, you’re not the girl I thought you were.” – Professor Stormwell

2. “Going to Harvard is the only way I’m going to get the love of my life back.” – Elle Woods

3. “Excuse me. Why didn’t you call me? We spent a beautiful night together and I haven’t heard from you since.” – Elle Woods

4. “Is that a low-viscosity rayon? With a half-loop top stitching on the hem?” – Elle Woods

5. “You’re an angel.” – Brooke Taylor Windham

6. “So how are you? Are you all right? You look so orange.” – Elle Woods

7. “I don’t need back-ups. I’m going to Harvard.” – Elle Woods

8. “This is what I need to become.” – Elle Woods

9. “Honey, you were First Runner-Up at the ‘Miss Hawaiian Tropics’ contest. Why are you going to throw that all away?” – Elle’s Mother

Legally Blonde Quotes That Are All About Fashion

Legally Blonde Quotes - It's impossible to use a half-loop stitching on a low-viscosity rayon.

10. “It’s impossible to use a half-loop stitching on a low-viscosity rayon. It would snag the fabric. And you didn’t just get it in—I saw it in the June Vogue a year ago. So if you’re trying to sell it to me for full price, you’ve picked the wrong girl.” – Elle Woods

11. “The rules of hair care are simple and finite. Any Cosmo girl would have known.” – Elle Woods

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12. “Warner, what kind of shoes are these?” – Elle Woods

13. “Oh, I like your outfit too. Except when I dress up as a frigid bitch, I try not to look so constipated.” – Elle Woods

14. “Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed!” – Elle Woods

15. “Oh! And it’s scented! I think it gives it a little something extra, don’t you think? Okay, well, see you next class!” – Elle Woods

16. “You know, a girl in my sorority, Tracy Marcinco, got a perm once. We all tried to talk her out of it. Curls weren’t a good look for her. She didn’t have your bone structure, but thankfully that same day she entered the Pheta Delta Phi wet t-shirt contest where she was completely hosed down from head to toe.” – Elle Woods

17. “Isn’t it the first cardinal rule of perm maintenance that you are forbidden to wet your hair for at least 24 hours after getting a perm at the risk of deactivating the ammonium thioglycolate?” – Elle Woods

18. “You know, being a blonde is actually a pretty powerful thing. You hold more cards than you think you do. And I, for one, would like to see you take that power and channel it toward the greater good, you know?” – Elle Woods

19. “These aren’t last season!” – Elle Woods

Legally Blonde Quotes About Law and Justice

Legally Blonde Quotes - Oh, sweetheart, you don't need law school. Law school is for people who are boring and ugly and serious.

20. “Oh, sweetheart, you don’t need law school. Law school is for people who are boring and ugly and serious. And you, button, are none of those things.” – Elle’s Father

21. “I didn’t mean to shoot him!” – Chutney

22. “Objection, why is this relevant?” – DA Joyce Rafferty

23. “I have a point, I promise.” – Elle Woods

24. “You, however, Chutney, had time to hide the gun after you shot your father.” – Elle Woods

25. “I feel comfortable using legal jargon in everyday life.” – Elle Woods

26. “Balliff, take the witness into custody, where she will be charged for the murder of Joseph Windham. Case dismissed. Mrs. Windham, you’re free to go.” – Marina R. Bickford

27. “Do you think she just woke up one morning and said, ‘I think I’ll go to law school today.’” – Professor Callahan

28. “I was first in my class at Princeton. I have an IQ of a hundred and eighty-seven, and it’s been suggested that Stephen Hawking stole his ‘Brief History of Time’ from my fourth grade paper.” – Aaron Mitchell

29. “I’ve been waiting for a long time for you to say that. But if I’m going to be a partner in a law firm by the time I’m 30, I need a boyfriend who’s not such a complete bonehead.” – Elle Woods

Legally Blonde Quotes on Relationships

Legally Blonde Quotes - Well, forget it. I've spent too much time crying over you.

30. “Well, forget it. I’ve spent too much time crying over you.” – Elle Woods

31. “Then what? My boobs are too big?” – Elle Woods

32. “Did you see him? He’s probably still scratching his head.” – Elle Woods

33. “That’s great, Paulette. Is that the only interaction you two have ever had?” – Elle Woods

34. “Sorry for what? For breaking my heart, or for giving me the greatest pleasure I’ve ever known and just taking it away?” – Elle Woods

35. “You’re breaking up with me because I’m too blonde?” – Elle Woods

36. “No! Sometimes, I say ‘okay’ instead of ‘fine.’” – Paulette Bonafonte

37. “Thanks, you’re so sweet.” – Elle Woods

38. “If I want to be a Senator, I need to marry a Jackie, not a Marilyn.” – Warner Huntington III

39. “She’s my age! Did she tell you that? How would you feel if your father married someone who was your age?” – Chutney

Legally Blonde Quotes on Having Humor and Meeting People

Legally Blonde Quotes - Hey, well don't you look like a walking felony.

40. “Hey, well don’t you look like a walking felony.” – Warner Huntington III

41. “I just don’t think that Brooke could’ve done this.” – Elle Woods

42. “Oh, it was okay, except for this horrible preppy girl who tried to make me look bad in front of the professor, but no biggie.” – Elle Woods

43. “What? Like, it’s hard?” – Elle Woods

44. “He’s engaged! She’s got the six-carat Harry Winston on her bony, unpolished finger.” – Elle Woods

45. “Hi. I’m Elle Woods and this is Bruiser Woods. We’re both Gemini vegetarians.” – Elle Woods

46. “All people see when they look at me is blonde hair and big boobs.” – Elle Woods

47. “So just because I’m not a Vanderbilt, suddenly I’m white trash? I grew up in Bel Air, Warner, across the street from Aaron Spelling. I think most people would agree that’s better than some stinky old Vanderbilt.” – Elle Woods

48. “So, what does Vivian get that you don’t have, three tits?” – Paulette Bonafonte

49. “Could I have been anymore goddamn spaztic?” – Paulette Bonafonte

Wise Legally Blonde Quotes

Legally Blonde Quotes - It wasn't my alibi to tell.

50. “It wasn’t my alibi to tell.” – Elle Woods

51. “I promised her, and I can’t break the bonds of sisterhood.” – Elle Woods

52. “Brooke, your secret’s safe with me.” – Elle Woods

53. “I thought that was very classy of you.” – Vivian Kensington

54. “I once had to judge a tighty-whitey contest for Lambda Kappa Pi. Trust me, I can handle anything.” – Elle Woods

55. “I’m never going to be good enough for you, am I?” – Elle Woods

56. “Screw sisterhood! This is a murder investigation! Not some scandal at the sorority house!” – Professor Callahan

57. “Bend and snap.” – Elle Woods

58. “No more boring suits or pantyhose, I’m trying to be somebody I’m not.” – Elle Woods

59. “She told me I look like Britney Spears! Why would she say that if she doesn’t like me?” – Elle Woods

Legally Blonde Quotes on Happiness and Value

Legally Blonde Quotes - Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy.

60. “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy.” – Elle Woods

61. “Remembering that first impressions are not always correct, you must always have faith in people, and most importantly you must always have faith in yourself.” – Elle Woods

62. “Thanks for inviting me, girls. This party is super-fun.” – Elle Woods

63. “It is with passion, courage of conviction, and strong sense of self that we take our next steps into the world.” – Elle Woods

64. “Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands, they just don’t.” – Elle Woods

65. “I’ll show you how valuable Elle Woods can be!” – Elle Woods

66. “Congratulations, Class of 2004! We did it!” – Elle Woods

67. “In my three years at Harvard, I have come to find passion is the key ingredient to the study and practice of law, and of life.” – Elle Woods

68. “Oh Warner, do you remember when we spent those four amazing hours in the hot tub together after winter formal?” – Elle Woods

69. “She could use some mascara and some serious highlights, but she’s not completely unfortunate looking.” – Elle Woods

70. “Well this is so much better than that! Excuse me, I have some shopping to do.” – Elle Woods

Did These Legally Blonde Quotes Give You Your Daily Dose of Girl Power?

It’s an age-old saying that no one should ever judge a book by it’s cover—and that’s exactly what Legally Blonde is saying. Elle, the main character of the movie, was misjudged and placed into a stereotype by practically everyone she comes across because of her physical attributes. But Elle powers on and strives to prove herself despite what everyone else thinks. She’s more than just a blonde, pretty face. She’s bright, intelligent, loyal, and she never gives up. She’s an icon and a reminder to all of us out there that no one can ever tell us that we’re not good enough for the dreams we aspire to reach. Our future is in our own hands—our personality and achievements are based on how we act and how we navigate through life.

What other lessons did you learn from Legally Blonde? What other movies do you want us to make a collection on? Don’t forget to leave a comment below.


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