“When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It’s a whole different way of thinking.” -Elayne Boosler
Here’s what all these shopping quotes prove: there’s nothing quite like retail therapy.
With malls reporting record mark downs, now is the time to take advantage of those holiday or going out of business deals, and get yourself that perfect gift at discount.
Before you venture out into the abyss, here are 10 famous shopping sayings to entertain you as you battle it out with other shoppers.
Shopping Quotes: 10 Sayings For Shopoholic’s
1) On The Reality Of Being A Shopoholic:
Recreational shopping is the shortest distance between two points: you and broke. – Victoria Moran
Our Thoughts: This is probably the most accurate one on our list. Let the guilt set in after reading it.
2) On Money:
Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping. – Bo Derek
Our Thoughts: While we may not agree with Bo, this one is still pretty hilarious.
3) On Men vs Women:
When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It’s a whole different way of thinking. – Elayne Boosler
Our Thoughts: The women on our team seem to find this one the most accurate.
4) On Women:
The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her. – Marcelene Cox
Our Thoughts: Is she high or low maintenence? Does she love fancy jewelry? A quick trip to the mall has a way of revealing all of these questions.
5) On Holiday Weight Gain:
Be able to go shopping for a bathing suit and not become depressed afterward. – Marilyn vos Savant
Our Thoughts: We feel this one goes both ways and is especially true during the holiday season, where overeating is generally the standard.
6) On The Appropriate Time To Shop:
Win or lose, we go shopping after the election. – Imelda Marcos
Our Thoughts: Known for having over 2000 pairs of shoes, Imelda Marcos may be one of the most prolific shoppers of all time. If only she were as a good a politician.
7) On Hidden Gems:
I’ve always liked Atlanta. And not just for the strip clubs, but the shopping and the food. – Jon Stewart
Our Thoughts: Here we thought Vegas was the key to retail therapy, we must have missed the memo.
8) On Self Treatment:
I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist. – Tammy Faye Bakker
Our Thoughts: Depending on where you shop, this may actually be true.
9) On Retail Vices:
Bad shopping habits die hard. – Tori Spelling
Our Thoughts: We all have our vices, some more costly than others.
10) On Being A Male Clothes Whore:
I could lie and pretend that I hunt and camp, but that wouldn’t be me. Clothes? Shopping? That’s stuff I like! – Ryan Seacrest
Our Thoughts: This one goes out to all the men who hate admitting they love to shop.