Shopping Sayings and Quotes

We’ve all heard of retail therapy. While it may be hard on our bank account, the instant gratification that comes from shopping is an easy way to lift our spirits. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and humorous shopping quotes.

Men go shopping just as men go out fishing or hunting, to see how large a fish may be caught with the smallest hook. Henry Ward Beecher
The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one. Erma Bombeck
Recreational shopping is the shortest distance between two points: you and broke. Victoria Moran
Shopping is a woman thing. It's a contact sport like football. Women enjoy the scrimmage, the noisy crowds, the danger of being trampled to death, and the ecstasy of the purchase. Erma Bombeck
A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist. Franklin Jones
A bargain ain't a bargain unless it's something you need. Sidney Carroll
I rationalize shopping. I buy a dress because I need change for gum. Rita Rudner
I love vintage shopping, I think it's really fun. And I love the feeling of finding the most amazing piece for less. Emma Roberts
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
The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her. Marcelene Cox
I went to a general store but they wouldn't let me buy anything specific. Steven Wright
Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping. Bo Derek
I don't shop because I need something, I just shop for shopping's sake. Cat Deeley
Buy, buy, says the sign in the shop window; Why, why, says the junk in the yard. Paul Mccartney
Women usually love what they buy, yet hate two-thirds of what is in their closets. Mignon McLaughlin
I've been shopping all my life and still have nothing to wear. Sally Poplin
I love shopping. There is a little bit of magic found in buying something new. It is instant gratification, a quick fix. Rebecca Bloom
I will go out of my way to avoid the shopping crowds and the extreme consumerism - I hate all that. Annie Lennox
It's time to shop high heels if your fiance kisses you on the forehead. Amit Kalantri
I bought two items to get a third free, and then I returned the two. I should be Shopper of the Year. Jarod Kintz
If men liked shopping, they'd call it research. Cynthia Nelms
On the one hand, shopping is dependable: You can do it alone, if you lose your heart to something that is wrong for you, you can return it; it's instant gratification and yet something you buy may well last for years. Judith Krantz
I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist. Tammy Faye Bakker
I like my money right where I can see it: hanging in my closet. Carrie Bradshaw
It's crowded, which pleases me. Salesladies intimidate me, I don't like to be caught shopping. Margaret Atwood
The secret idea she was forming of an afterlife gave her the foothold she needed to endure the agonies to come, a newfound courage and optimism which found instant expression through shopping. Lucy Ellmann
Shopping at any level is a bit of therapy for my medulla oblongata. Theophilus London
For some, shopping is an art; for others, it's a sport. It can be a vice and it can be a cause. Some love it. Some hate it. Rarely is someone indifferent. Pamela Klaffke
Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like. Will Smith
When I shop, the world gets better, and the world is better, but then it's not, and I need to do it again. Sophie Kinsella