33 Most Iconic 'Legally Blonde' Quotes

33 Most Iconic 'Legally Blonde' Quotes

Legally Blonde is the best movie ever created, and the most memorable Legally Blonde quotes are just one reason why. 

Although the film came out in 2001, it is still relevant today. Reese Witherspoon plays the role of Elle Woods, a Delta Nu sorority girl who gets dumped by her boyfriend, Warner, because she isn’t “serious” enough. To prove him wrong, she follows him to Harvard Law School to try to win him back.

Although it begins like a romantic comedy, it drops the romance plot and becomes a feminist film about a woman who learns to love and believe in herself to achieve her goals. Her peers underestimate her due to her blonde hair and peppy personality but they are all proven wrong when she wins her case. Not only is it inspirational that she got into Harvard law, but it is inspirational that she stayed true to herself the whole time while rocking her signature color. 

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Aside from Legally Blonde being an inspirational film, it is also very motivational. If you ever need a little pep in your step, watch it and channel your inner Elle Woods. 

You may not have time to watch the movie every time you need some motivation to get something done, like study or do laundry.

Here are 33 of the most iconic Legally Blonde quotes.

1. "You got into Harvard Law?" — Warner 

"What, like it's hard?" — Elle Woods

2. “I’ll show you how valuable Elle Woods can be.” — Elle Woods

3.  “Gay men know designers, straight men don’t.” — Elle Woods 

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

5. “This is gonna be just like senior year, except for funner!” — Elle Woods

6. “If I’m gonna be partner in a law firm by the time I’m 30, I’m going to need a boyfriend who’s not such a complete bonehead.” — Elle Woods 

7. “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands, they just don’t.” — Elle Woods

8. “You must always have faith in people. And, most importantly, you must always have faith in yourself.” — Elle Woods

9. "I have always respected redheads as members of a hair color minority."

10. “When used appropriately, it has an 83 percent rate of return on a dinner invitation. It’s called the bend and snap.” — Elle Woods

11. "This is what I need to become to be serious." — Elle Woods 

"What? Practically deformed?" — Lady at Nail Salon 

"No, a law student." — Elle Woods 

12. “Whoever said orange is the new pink was seriously disturbed.” — Elle Woods 

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

“Yeah…No.” — Warner 

“This is so much better than that!” — Elle Woods  

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14. “I’m Elle Woods and this is Bruiser Woods and we’re both Gemini vegetarians.” — Elle Woods 

15. “Oh, I like your outfit, too, except when I dress up as a frigid [sic], I try not to look so constipated.” — Elle Woods

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

17. “Here it [resume] is.” — Elle Woods 

“It’s pink.” — Professor Callahan

“Oh, and it’s scented! I think it gives it a little something extra, don’t you think?” — Elle Woods 

18. “I don’t need backups. I’m going to Harvard.” — Elle Woods 

19. “I feel comfortable using legal jargon in everyday life. [whistle] I object!” — Elle Woods 

20. “Wow. Don’t you look like a walking felony.” — Warner 

21. “If I’m gonna be a senator, well I need to marry a Jackie, not a Marilyn.” — Warner 

22. “I can’t believe you just called me a butthead. I don’t think anybody has called me a butthead since the 9th grade.” — Emmett 

"Maybe not to your face." — Elle Woods 

23. “Don’t stomp your little last season Prada shoes at me, honey.” — Enrique Salvatore 

24. “Do you think she woke up one morning and said, 'I think I’ll go to law school today?'” — Professor Callahan 

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

26. “I’m taking the dog!” — Paulette 

27. "Is she as pretty as you?" — Paulette 

"She could use some mascara and some serious highlights, but she’s not completely unfortunate looking." — Elle Woods 

28. “Oh my God, the bend and snap, works every time.” — Hairstylist 

29. “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

30. “I’ve already lost my husband, I’d rather go to jail than lose my reputation.” — Brooke 

31. "It has come to my attention that the maintenance staff is switching our toilet paper from Charmin… to generic. All those opposed to chafing, please say 'Aye.'" — Elle Woods 

32. "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 a lot better than some stinky old Vanderbilt." — Elle Woods 

33. "I’m reading about the LSATs." —  Elle Woods 

"My cousin had that once. Apparently you get a really bad rash on your…ahem." — Serena

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Jaycee Levin is an Instagram influencer and writer who covers astrology, entertainment, love, and relationships.