21 Quotes That Make 'Legally Blonde' Iconically Relevant Still 10+ Years Later
Start writing a post
Entertainment

21 Quotes That Make 'Legally Blonde' Iconically Relevant Still 10+ Years Later

"I worked so hard to get into law school. I blew off Greek week to study for the LSATs. I even hired a Coppola to direct my admissions video."

3363
21 Quotes That Make 'Legally Blonde' Iconically Relevant Still 10+ Years Later

Elle freaking Woods. What an icon. Who would have ever thought this 2001 movie called, "Legally Blonde" starring Reese Witherspoon would have become such a cult classic? The world has been graced with it— don't ever forget it, people. This cute film displayed unexpected commentary on sexism and discrimination filtered through "pretty white girl lens" which doesn't happen too often nowadays.

Elle Woods is a true icon. How many people can come up with genius theories that masturbatory emissions where sperm is clearly not seeking an egg could be termed reckless abandonment? No one. Simply, no one.

Here's 21 quotes that prove that "Legally Blonde" is still super iconically relevant so many years later:

1. "Hi, I'm Elle Woods, and this is Bruiser Woods!"

2. "I don't need backup schools. I'm going to Harvard."

3. "Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands, they just don’t"

4. "So you're breaking up with me because I'm too... Blonde?"

5. "What, like, it's hard?"

6. "If I'm gonna be a partner in a law firm by the time I'm 30, I need a boyfriend who's not such a complete bonehead."

7. "Men are big fat retards."

8. "Oh, I like your outfit too, except when I dress up as a frigid bitch, I try not to look so constipated."

9. "I once had to judge a tighty-whitey contest for Lambda Kappa Pi. Trust me, I can handle anything."

10. "And it’s scented! I think it gives it a little something extra, don’t you think?"

11. "And last week I saw Cameron Diaz at Fred Segal, and I talked her out of buying this truly heinous angora sweater. Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed."

m

12. "I saw it in Teen Vogue a year ago. So if you're trying to sell it to me for full price, you picked the wrong girl."

13. "I'd pick the dangerous one because I'm not afraid of a challenge."

14. "I feel comfortable using legal jargon in my everyday life." 

15. "The Bible."

16. "Oh, look, how cute! There's, like, a judge and everything."

17. "If you're going to let one stupid prick ruin your life, you're not the girl I thought you were."

18. "I'll show you how valuable Elle Woods can be."

19. "The rules of haircare are simple and finite. Any Cosmo girl would have known."

20. "Just bend... And snap."

21. "On our very first day at Harvard,  a very wise professor quoted Aristotle. 'The law is reason free from passion.' Well, no offense to Aristotle, but in my three years at Harvard, I have found that passion is a key ingredient to the study and practice of law and of the life. It is passion, courage of strong sense of self, that we take our next steps into the world,  remembering that first impressions are not always correct. You must always have faith in  people and importantly, you must always have faith in yourself.” 

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Featured

Pop Culture Needs More Plus Size Protagonists

When almost 70% of American women are a size 14 or bigger, movies like Dumplin' are ridiculously important, while movies like I Feel Pretty just feel ridiculous.

1584
Dumplin'

For as long as I can remember, I've been fat. The protagonists in the movies I've watched and the books I've read, however, have not been. . .

Keep Reading... Show less
How I Met My Best Friends In College

Quarantine inspired me to write about my freshman year to keep it positive and focus on all the good things I was able to experience this year! In this article, I will be talking about how I was able to make such amazing friends by simply putting myself out there and trying new things.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

29 Things To Do in Myrtle Beach, SC Regardless Of The Weather

Both indoors and outdoors things to do in beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

6142
29 Things To Do in Myrtle Beach, SC Regardless Of The Weather
Dahlia DeHaan

In 2017, I moved to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - one of the most touristy places on the East Coast. And ever since then, I've befriended locals and done some exploring on my own to discover new, fun things to do in Myrtle Beach. Here are just a few of my favorites.

Keep Reading... Show less
Sports

The Birthplace of Basketball

The NBA Playoffs are here. It’s kind of funny that my history kind of started out in the same place that basketball’s did too.

7045
quotefancy.com

Basketball was originally created by James Naismith, a Presbyterian minister who taught P.E. at YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts. He invented the new game to keep the young men occupied inside during the winter. Borrowing ideas from rugby and a game he used to play as a boy, “duck on the rock”, he thought of nailing up boxes to throw a ball into. He couldn’t find boxes so he used peach baskets instead. The rest of the rules he made up in about an hour.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

I Met You At The Wrong Time

At least, that's what I keep telling myself.

5738
Tumblr

I met you when I was in middle school and I thought boys still had cooties. I wore flared jeans, Aeropostale shirts, and had the dorkiest braces ever. I cared about what other people thought of me, and I definitely cared a lot about what you thought, too. You were older, and your friends made fun of me when I talked to you. I pretended it didn’t bother me, but it did. I sat two rows in front of you in class, and constantly tried to think of reasons to talk to you. Your hair was a curly mess. It still is. You graduated from middle school a year before me, and I missed you. I don’t think you even knew my name.

Keep Reading... Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments