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    23 "Steel Magnolias" Quotes That Will Make You Emotional

    "Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion."

    1. When Ouiser warned Annelle about the pitfalls of men:

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    2. When Truvy spilled the tea in the beauty parlor:

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    3. And when Annelle declared her professional life and personal life were two separate things:

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    4. When Ouiser set herself up for this burn from her nemesis Drum:

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    5. When Shelby confessed her love for the color pink:

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    6. And when M'Lynn called it for what it really was:

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    7. When Clairee and Truvy made some observations at Shelby's wedding:

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    8. When Clairee perfectly summed up her love for her best friend:

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    9. And when Truvy reminded Annelle that the beauty standard is achievable:

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    10. When Ouiser brought Annelle back down to reality:

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    11. When Clairee agreed that Truvy was raised the right way, the Southern way:

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    12. And when Ouiser defended her outlook on life:

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    13. When Clairee said the most relatable line in the whole film:

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    14. When Ouiser shared her beliefs on following a healthy diet:

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    15. When M'Lynn takes charge and demands Shelby to drink the damn juice:

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    16. And, when Ouiser reminded everyone that she used to be sweet:

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    17. When Clairee realized the group needed a good laugh after Shelby's funeral:

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    18. When Ouiser reminded everyone that there's nothing wrong with having a wicked sense of humor:

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    19. And when Clairee described her personality perfectly:

    20. When Ouiser didn't tiptoe around the reason people are nice to her face:

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    21. When M'Lynn knows what she's saying is irrational, but that doesn't make the pain go away:

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    22. And when Truvy shared the stark reality of getting older:

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    23. Last but not least, when Clairee called out Ouiser for being in a good mood:

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    Y'all, these ladies are the definition of friendship. Look at them!

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