TV and Movies·Posted on Jul 1, 202120 "Legally Blonde" Quotes That Prove Elle Woods Is An IconLet's revisit Legally Blonde with Elle Woods and her quotes.by Stan ShunpikeBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. "I saw it in Teen Vogue a year ago. So if you are trying to sell it to me for full price, you picked the wrong girl." MGM In the first few minutes of the movie, Elle shows us her knowledge, intelligence, and unique ability to smell bullshit when a salesperson tries to stick her with a discount dress. Also, we get to witness her cute way of delivering burns. 2. "I feel comfortable using legal jargon in everyday life. [Wolf whistle] I object!" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF MGM / Via giphy.com One of the most iconic quotes from this movie comes from another movie within it. Elle's video essay for her admission to Harvard Law School (for which she hired a Coppola) shows her unique ability to use legal jargon in everyday life. 3. "I once had to judge a tighty-whitey contest for Lambda Kappa Pi. Trust me, I can handle anything." MGM In a discussion with her career counselor, Elle assures her that the admission process to Harvard Law can't throw anything at her that she hasn't already faced. 4. Elle: "This is the type of girl Warner wants to marry. This is what I need to become to be serious." Older woman: "What? Practically deformed?" MGM While waiting for her therapy (manicure), Elle reads about her ex-boyfriend's brother's fiancé and has an epiphany that makes her change her career path. She exclaims to the woman next to her, who has this to say. 5. "Whoever said orange is the new pink was seriously disturbed." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF MGM / Via giphy.com In her introduction to her quirky classmates, Elle gives this fashion quote. 6. "What, like it’s hard?" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF MGM / Via giphy.com While walking in the corridors of Harvard Law School, Elle notices Warner but passes by him without saying anything, sure that Warner will notice her. When Warner expresses his disbelief about Elle's admission to Harvard, she drops this gem of a quote. 7. "Oh, I like your outfit too, except, when I dress up as a frigid bitch, I try not to look so constipated." MGM Vivian tries to humiliate Elle by inviting her to a "costume" party that was just a normal party. Elle delivers this burn in her quintessential cute style. 8. "I am never gonna be good enough for you, am I?" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF MGM Elle has another epiphany in the aforementioned party when she realizes that Warner just keeps shifting the goalposts of the qualifications that she must acquire in order to be his wife. 9. When Elle hands her résumé to Professor Callahan: MGM Professor Callahan: It’s pink.Elle Woods: Oh, and it’s scented! I think it gives it a little something extra, don’t you think? 10. "For that matter, all masturbatory emissions, where his sperm was clearly not seeking an egg, could be termed reckless abandonment." MGM When discussing a case example, Elle comes up with this argument in support of her stance (which was the opposite of her ex's), which impresses Professor Callahan, too. Though later we learn that it was something else that had impressed Callahan. 11. When Elle finds out she has been selected for Callahan's firm's internship. MGM Elle: Oh Warner, do you remember when we spent those four amazing hours in the hot tub after winter formal?Warner Huntington: Yeah...no.Elle: This is so much better than that!Again Elle does the burning in a very innocuous manner that puts Warner in his place. 12. "Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands; they just don’t." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF MGM / Via giphy.com Though medically unsound, this memorable quote comes from Elle once she knows that she is part of a team defending Brooke Windham, who is her sorority sister and somewhat of an idol. 13. When Elle helps David Kidney get a date. MGM One of the funniest, nicest, and smartest scenes in the movie has Elle helping her dorky classmate David Kidney land a date. Elle Woods: Excuse me. [Slaps David] Why didn't you call me? We spent a beautiful night together and I haven't heard from you since.David Kidney: I'm sorry?Elle Woods: Sorry for what? For breaking my heart, or for giving me the greatest pleasure I've ever known and just taking it away?David Kidney: Both?Elle Woods: Well, forget it. I've spent too much time crying over you.First-year girl: [After Elle storms off] So when did you wanna go out? 14. "And...the bible." MGM While watching this movie, one may feel that this is also a vehicle for the promotion of Cosmopolitan magazine. When Elle goes to meet Brooke in jail to find out her alibi, she gives her an assortment of fashion accessories and toiletries, capped by their "bible," Cosmopolitan magazine. 15. This butthead quote when Elle and Emmett are driving to interview someone related to the case they are working on. MGM Emmett: I can’t believe you just called me a butthead. I don’t think anybody has called me a butthead since the ninth grade.Elle: Maybe not to your face. 16. "Don't stomp your little last-season Prada shoes at me, honey." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF MGM / Via giphy.com A man (also a witness) gives Elle a taste of her own medicine when he asks her not to stomp her "last-season Prada shoes" at him. Though momentarily taken aback by this comment, Elle realizes something very important about the man that only helps Elle have the last laugh on the guy. 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?" MGM One of the most iconic lines of this movie, which catapulted a fairly unknown chemical into the limelight. And also helped Elle win her first case. Thanks, Elle, for the chemistry lesson! 18. "If you’re going to let one stupid prick ruin your life, you’re not the girl I thought you were." MGM Professor Stromwell, who had earlier thrown Elle out of her very first lecture, helps strengthen her confidence with this memorable line. Reminded me of Professor McGonagall. 19. "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." MGM Again very innocently and politely, Elle shows Warner his place and tells him that she's over him and realizes what kind of manipulative and selfish guy he is. Felt good to see her giving it back to him and not simping for his attention. 20. "You must always have faith in people. And, most importantly, you must always have faith in yourself." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF MGM Elle summarizes her journey of change for her classmates and for us, the viewers. Having faith in ourselves is important in bringing about mind-boggling changes in our lives. What's your favorite Legally Blonde quote? Let us know in the comments.