25 Best Miranda Priestly Quotes From The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil wears Prada' quotes show how particular Miranda Priestly was about fashion

Meryl Streep portrayed the role of Miranda Priestly in the movie.

'The Devil wears Prada' film is based on a book written by Lauren Weisberger with the same name. Some believe Miranda Priestly's character is based on Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of 'Vogue' magazine.

The movie's plot revolves around Andy (Anne Hathaway), who joins as an assistant of Miranda Priestly, an editor of a famous magazine named 'Runway.' The movie shows how Andy deals with Miranda's ice-cold, diva attitude.

The Miranda Priestly quotes listed here will make you want to watch the movie again and again. If you like these quotes, check 'The Devil Wears Prada' quotes and Meryl Streep quotes].

Quotes From Miranda Priestly

Miranda Priestly's quotes show how much she loved brands like Prada and Jimmy Choo

Most of the time, Miranda addressed Andy as 'Emily,' who was her old assistant, which shows how little Miranda cared about her staff. The movie quotes and Miranda Priestly coffee quotes listed below will tell you more about her attitude towards her employees.

1." By all means move at a glacial pace. You know how that thrills me."

-Miranda Priestly.

2." Jocelyn: Well... they're showing a lot of florals right now, so I was thinking...

Miranda Priestly: Florals? For spring? Ground breaking."

- 'The Devil Wears Prada'.

3." Miranda: What about Testino? Where are we on that?

Nigel: Zac Posen' s doing some very sculptural suits. So I suggested that Testino shoot them at the Noguchi Garden."

- 'The Devil Wears Prada'.

4." And this layout for the Winter Wonderland spread. Not wonderful yet."

-Miranda Priestly.

5." Also, tell Richard I saw all the pictures that he sent for that feature on the female paratroopers and they're all so deeply unattractive. Is it impossible to find a lovely, slender, female paratrooper? Am I reaching for the stars here? Not really."

-Miranda Priestly.

6." Is there some reason that my coffee isn't here? Has she died or something?"

-Miranda Priestly.

7." Oh, don't be ridiculous. Andrea. Everybody wants this. Everybody wants to be us.."

-Miranda Priestly.

8." Miranda Priestly: I need 10 or 15 skirts from Calvin Klein...

Andy Sachs: What kind of skirts?

Miranda Priestly: ...please bore someone else with your... questions."

- 'The Devil Wears Prada'.

9." Miranda: You have no sense of fashion.

Andy: I think that depends on…

Miranda: No, no, that wasn't a question."

- 'The Devil Wears Prada'.

10." This… 'stuff'? Oh. Okay. I see. You think this has nothing to do with you."

-Miranda Priestly.

11." You go to your closet and you select out, oh I don't know, that lumpy blue sweater, for instance, because you're trying to tell the world that you take yourself too seriously to care about what you put on your back. But what you don't know is that that sweater is not just blue, it's not turquoise, it's not lapis, it's actually cerulean."

-Miranda Priestly.

12." You're also blithely unaware of the fact that in 2002, Oscar de la Renta did a collection of cerulean gowns. And then I think it was Yves Saint Laurent, wasn't it, who showed cerulean military jackets?"

-Miranda Priestly.

13." And then cerulean quickly showed up in the collections of eight different designers. Then it filtered down through the department stores and then trickled on down into some tragic "casual corner" where you, no doubt, fished it out of some clearance bin."

-Miranda Priestly.

14." However, that blue represents millions of dollars and countless jobs and so it's sort of comical how you think that you've made a choice that exempts you from the fashion industry when, in fact, you're wearing the sweater that was selected for you by the people in this room. From a pile of "stuff"."

-Miranda Priestly.

15." Andy: That's not what I… no, that was different. I didn't have a choice.

Miranda: No, no, you chose. You chose to get ahead. You want this life. Those choices are necessary."

- 'The Devil Wears Prada'.

16." Details of your incompetence do not interest me."

-Miranda Priestly.

17." Truth is, there's no one who can do what I do."

-Miranda Priestly.

The Devil Wears Prada Movie Quotes

Quotes about Miranda Priestly show how particular she was about coffee

Miranda's employees held strong opinions about her though they never opened up in front of her. Some more movie quotes have been listed here to tell you more about this 'Runway' magazine editor's personality.

18." Do you have a prior commitment? Some hideous skirt convention you have to go to?"

-Emily Charlton.

19." What? No! Nothing! One time an assistant left the desk. Oh, because she sliced her hand open with a letter opener, and Miranda missed Lagerfeld just before he was about to board a 17 hour flight to Australia. She now works at TV Guide."

-Emily Charlton.

20." You sold your soul to the devil when you put on your first pair of Jimmy Choos, I saw it."

-Emily Charlton.

21." Miranda Priestly: Something funny?

Andy Sachs: No. No, no. Nothing's… You know, it's just that both those belts look exactly the same to me. You know, I'm still learning about all this stuff and, uh…"

- 'The Devil Wears Prada'.

22." Emily: You went upstairs. You went upstairs. Oh my god.

Emily: Why didn't you just climb into bed with her and ask for a bedtime story."

- 'The Devil Wears Prada'.

23." Don't make me feed you to one of the models."


24." Right, remember, you and I have totally different jobs. I mean you get coffee. And you run errands. Yet I'm, and in charge of her schedule, her appointments and her expenses, and most importantly, um, I get to go with her to Paris for fashion week in the fall."

-Emily Charlton.

25." Andy Sachs: She hates me, Nigel.

Nigel: And that's my problem because... Oh, wait. No, it's not my problem."

26." Alright everyone, gird your loins!"


Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 25 best Miranda Priestly quotes from 'The Devil Wears Prada' then why not take a look at Anna Wintour quotes or [style quotes].


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