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The Devil Wears Prada Quotes You Can Use Every Day

We all love this movie for a number of reasons. Most love it for the fashion and story while others love it for the quotes that they can use in their everyday lives.

A movie that, once it’s on, you don’t want to turn off, The Devil Wears Prada has amazing actors and actresses. Meryl Streep is brilliant and has some of the best lines—along with Emily Blunt—which can actually be used day-to-day.

Occasionally, Anne Hathaway and Stanley Tucci also had some lines that are just too good not to use. Here are some scenarios that are perfect for our favorite The Devil Wears Prada quotes.

1. When someone tries to tell you about something that you just don’t want to know about:

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“Yeah, I’m hearing this…And I want to hear this.” – Emily Chalton (Emily Blunt)

2. Going through your closet for a showstopper outfit that will allow you to look unique:

“Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking.” – Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep)

3. When you have been on the phone doing something annoying for hours but they want you to do a survey:

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“Please bore someone else with your questions.” – Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep)

4. When it’s a girls’ night out at the club and you and your girls look hot:

“Everybody wants to be us.” – Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep)

5. When you are going to meet a friend at a store you can’t afford:

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“Can you please spell Gabbana?” – Andrea Sachs (Anne Hathaway)

6. Every Monday morning or late night at the office:

“I love my job, I love my job, I love my job.” – Emily Chalton (Emily Blunt)

7. When you see your secret crush's new girlfriend or your best guy friend’s new girl:

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“No, no get away from her. She’s useless and unattractive.” – Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep)

8. Walking in a mall and one big group takes up the whole walkway:

“By all means, move at a glacial pace. You know how that thrills me.” – Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep)

9. When your boyfriend or best friend is done with you, or your boss wants to fire you:

“Truth is: no one can do what I do.” – Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep)

10. When someone is playing dumb for attention and it is driving you crazy:

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“Did you fall down and smack your little head on the pavement?” – Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep)

11 When you are watching tv and just want to be alone:

“That I can’t even talk about.” – Emily Chalton (Emily Blunt)

12 When your best friend looks like a million bucks:

“You do not, under any circumstances, take public transportation.” – Emily Chalton (Emily Blunt)

13. When you’re trapped in a conversation with a person you cannot stand:

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“Details of your incompetence do not interest me.” – Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep)

14. You are on a carb free diet and dying on day one. Meanwhile, your very thin best friend is getting the last gorgeous dress and shoes you had wanted from your favorite store:

“You don’t deserve them. I mean you eat carbs for chrissake!” – Emily Chalton (Emily Blunt)

15. Your mantra for eating nothing but a cube of cheese, but only when you feel like you are going to pass out:

“Every girl wants to be skinny and perfect.” – Emily Chalton (Emily Blunt)

16. When you’re about to see your in-laws or relatives who judge you and don’t like you:

“All right, everyone. Gird your loins!” – Nigel (Stanley Tucci)

17. When you are hungover and really need your bestie to hurry up with the coffee:

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“Is there a reason that my coffee isn’t here? Has she died or something?” – Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep)

18. In an argument, when you are trying to prove a point:

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“No. No. That wasn’t a question!” – Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep)

19. For that friend that constantly whines and complains but never does anything to try to fix it:

“Be serious you are not trying. You are whining. What is it you want me to say, poor you?” – Nigel (Stanley Tucci)

The Devil Wears Prada has taught us a lot in life, such as how to dress, how not to let our jobs be our lives, not to push everyone who truly cares about us away, how to do the impossible, how to immerse ourselves in a world that is foreign to us, and how to adapt. Most importantly, it has taught people to stay true to who they are and to be themselves.

There is no point in being someone else or conforming as you will be crushed, defeated, and feel empty, like your life is missing something. Along with all the lessons that are within this one awesome movie, there are amazing lines that are applicable to the world today and work wonders for various scenarios and situations. If you have any more great quotes from this movie, feel free to share!

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Christian Harris

Dreamer, and then a liver of dreams. I love music, exploring, and living life to the fullest. I'm interested in fashion, makeup, life, exercise and so much more.

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