28 Iconic Elle Woods Quotes From 'Legally Blonde'

Deepthi Reddy
Jan 29, 2024 By Deepthi Reddy
Originally Published on Feb 27, 2021
Edited by Luca Demetriou
Actress REESE WITHERSPOON at the world premiere
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Legally Blonde is an 18 million dollar budget film, released on 13 July 2001.

The film was an enormous hit among the audiences, earning 141 million dollars worldwide. 'Legally Blonde' was written by Kirsten Smith and Karen McCullah.

'Legally Blonde' was made from a novel written by Amanda Brown in 2001.  The role of Elle Woods is based on the real-life of Amanda Brown who tells her own story in the book.

The characters in this film include Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Matthew Davis, and Victor Garber. This article lists quotes by 'Elle Woods' that will attract your interest in this movie.

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Inspirational Elle Woods Quotes

Elle Woods is a lead character and an advocate in the film 'Legally Blonde' and its sequel. Reese Witherspoon plays the role. Here are some quotes about Elle Woods.

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1.“Oh, my God, the bend and snap works every time!”

- Maurice.

2 .“When used appropriately, it has an 83 percent rate of return on a dinner invitation."

-Elle Woods.

3."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.

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

— Elle Woods.

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

— Elle Woods.

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

— Professor Callahan.

7. “I’m never going to be good enough for you am I?”

-Elle Woods.

Best Elle Woods Quotes

In the story, Elle Woods lives at the Delta Nu House in California university along with her sister. Warner Huntington III, the son of U.S congressmen was the boyfriend of Elle Woods. He broke up with her when she expected him to propose, saying that he needs to marry Jackie. After arriving at Harvard Law School, Elle's personality changes completely. Here are some 'Legally Blonde' Elle Woods quotes.

Here are some 'Legally Blonde' movie quotes.

8.'Warner Huntington III: You got into Harvard Law?

Elle Woods: What? Like, it's hard?'

— 'Legally Blonde'.

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

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde'.

10. "[to Warner] I've been waiting for a long time for you to say that. But if I'm going to be a partner in a law firm by the time I'm 30, I need a boyfriend who's not such a complete bonehead."

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde'.

11." Elle, we came to see your trial and look! There’s like a judge and everything… and jury people."

-Serena, 'Legally Blonde'.

12."You know when he first applied for Harvard, he got wait-listed. He got in because his father had to make a call."

-Vivian,' Legally Blonde'.

13."Let the blood bath begin."

-Professor Callahan.

14."[in tears] I didn't mean to shoot him! [points at Brooke] I thought it was you walking through the door!"

-Chutney Windham.

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

-Professor Stromwell,' Legally Blonde'.

16."This is the type of girl Warner wants to marry. This is what I need to become to be serious."

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde'.

17." I would rather have a client who’s innocent."

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde'.

18."How Elle's realization that she'll "never be good enough" for Warner pushes her to excel in her studies."

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde'.

19."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."

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde'.

20.“Whoever said orange is the new pink was seriously disturbed.”

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde'.

21."Elle Woods: So how are you? Are you all right? You look so orange.

Brooke Taylor Windham: I'm just glad that it's you and not Callahan."

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde'.

22."Elle Woods: Here it is!

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? Ok, well, see you next class!"

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde'.

23.“I feel comfortable using legal jargon in everyday life. [whistle] I object!”

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde'.

24."Sorry for what? For breaking my heart, or for giving me the greatest pleasure I've ever known and just taking it away?"

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde'.

25. "Paulette: Is she as pretty as you?

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

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde'.

26."It's impossible to use a half-loop."

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde'.

'Legally Blonde 2' Quotes

'Legally Blonde 2' is an American comedy film. Both the movies are written by Kate Kondell, but 'Legally Blonde 2' was directed by Charles Herman-Wurmfled. It is a sequel to the film 'Legally Blonde' of 2001. The film was released in July 2003.  It was a box-office success of $125 million worldwide. Elle Woods marries Emmet Richmond in 'Legally Blonde 2.' Here are a few quotes from this movie.

27."Emmett: You know what I thought when I first met you?

Elle : God, that woman wears a lot of pink?"

— Elle Woods, 'Legally Blonde 2'.

28. "Lucky I always keep it on me. Hold on. It's right here. There you go."

-Octavia Spencer as Security Guard.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 25+ iconic Elle Woods quotes from 'Legally Blonde' then why not take a look at 'Pretty Woman' quotes, or '10 Things I Hate About You' quotes.

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Written by Deepthi Reddy

Master of Business Administration

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Deepthi ReddyMaster of Business Administration

With an MBA under her belt, Deepthi has discovered her true calling in content writing. Her writing repertoire is diverse, covering travel, movies, pet care, parenting, animals and birds, and more. Her joy of learning and creating has helped her craft well-written and engaging articles. When she isn't writing, Deepthi enjoys exploring new cultures, trying different foods, and spending quality time with her two children aged 7 and 12.

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