100+ Best Shopping Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational shopping quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

Famous Shopping Quotes

I don’t shop because I need something, I just shop for shopping’s sake. — Cat Deeley

I grew up in Minnesota and everyone is so nice there. It is like Fargo. Everyone’s so chipper and you make friends just grocery shopping. We kill each other with kindness. — Sean William Scott

Quebec City is the most European of any city in North America; they speak French all the time. There is a part of town called Old Quebec which is really like being in France. The architecture is just gorgeous, food, shopping. I’d say Quebec City is the most beautiful city in North America I’ve seen. — Sebastian Bach

The specific story line that people have responded to the most has been the horror of bathing suit shopping. — Cathy Guisewite

I do get pleasure from very inconsequential things, like shopping for clothes. — Graham Norton

Here, you go to the supermarket and you have wipes to clean your hands before shopping. No, we don’t have that in France, but we recycle — Berenice Bejo

The more technology we introduce into society, the more people will aggregate, will want to be with other people: movies, rock concerts, shopping. — John Naisbitt

I have a terrible habit of shopping after I go to the gym or hitting eBay. — Edie Campbell

I’ll be out shopping, and all it takes is for one person to recognise me and it can get scary. — Bonnie Wright

Once a teen has been identified as part of the ‘target market,’ he knows he’s done for. The object of the game is to confound the marketers, and keep one’s own, authentic culture from showing up at the shopping mall as a prepackaged corporate product. — Douglas Rushkoff

I love vintage shopping in flea markets, vintage stores and even Ebay. — Chelsea Leyland

Shopping is a great way to bond with the girls, but it definitely makes us focus on our bodies and compare ourselves to others. Something that should be a fun outing with the girls can turn into an uncomfortable experience. — Katherine Schwarzenegger

Modern man is frantically trying to earn enough to buy things he’s too busy to enjoy. — Frank A. Clark

There are screens at the gas station, there are screens at the shopping mall. And they all need content. — Mark Burnett

My hairdresser and I found ourselves shopping at Bloomingdale’s with nothing to do for days. — Chita Rivera

If you’re successful, it’s important to enjoy it! I love shopping for clothes, branded clothes. I love shopping in England, Dubai. I like to travel whenever I can. — Suresh Raina

I had a personal blog, but why does anyone care that I went shopping for hats? — Chris Hardwick

My hope that Thatcher would inadvertently bring about a new political revolution was well and truly bogus. All that sprang out of Thatcherism were extreme financialisation, the triumph of the shopping mall over the corner store, the fetishisation of housing and Tony Blair. — Yanis Varoufakis

Cut down on your use of plastic shopping bags because many end up in the ocean. — Angela Kinsey

I haven’t reported my missing credit card to the police because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife. — Ilie Nastase

I love to go shopping at Target. They have so much stuff there, you can buy almost anything, it’s really amazing. — Liv Tyler

Recreational shopping is the shortest distance between two points: you and broke. — Victoria Moran

One thing I won’t be doing on a weekend is shopping. I just don’t like it, and I haven’t bought an article of clothing for a very long time. I usually just take wardrobe from shows I’m on. It’s much easier. — Scott Baio

I want a car that will last 10 years or longer because I totally hate the process of researching, shopping for a new car, and then haggling for the price. I wish I could just snap my fingers and my car is there. — Kiran Ahluwalia

There’s a part of me that wants to be known and make a comfortable living but still be able to go grocery shopping. My overall idea of success is having people I want to work with want to work with me. — Lusia Strus

After I had the Caesarean, I was told I had really strong stomach muscles and so would heal very quickly. And I did. I was up walking about within three hours. Six days after having her, I was out shopping and shortly after that I made it to David Walliams’ wedding. — Denise Van Outen

Everybody’s seen a stream or a wood they knew replaced by a strip mall. — Tom Scholz

My late wife Olympia was Goan and I’ve been to India many times. I love the food there. We used to do our shopping in Southall, where you can find cheap but wonderful fruit like mangoes, vegetables and spices. I didn’t do much of the cooking, as Olympia did a lot – I was the under-chef and did some of the chopping. — Vince Cable

My English was limited to vacationing and not really engaging with Americans. I knew ‘shopping’ and ‘eating’ English – I could say ‘blue sweater,’ ‘creme brulee,’ and ‘Caesar salad,’ – so I came here thinking I spoke English. — Salma Hayek

My parents were dishonest people. If it was my birthday, I knew my mother took me to the K-Mart and she stole my toy. She’d put it in the shopping cart and we’d walk out. I was raised with that. — Vincent Gallo

My idea of hell is a girlfriend ringing up and saying, ‘Let’s go shopping and have cocktails.’ I’d rather play cards. — Alison Moyet

I love Demi Lovato’s style. It’s really different, but it’s super chic and has a cool edge to it. I’m always trying to channel her style when going shopping for new clothes or getting dressed in the morning. — Kelli Berglund

I spend all day thinking of shopping. I love the thrill of finding that wonderful, perfect thing, the feeling of your heart racing because it’s so right. — Mindy Grossman

Groceries became a revelation: the people coming out with bundles of food. It’s all like a great ceremony, and the whole drudgery of shopping has become my inspiration. — Corita Kent

I’ve used a stylist twice, and that was when I didn’t have time to go shopping or pick up an outfit for a photo shoot. I think you should dress yourself, have fun with it – it’s only clothes. — Imelda May

I like shopping, and I like to drive. — Lacey Chabert

I don’t have a stylist, and I do most of my shopping online, just because it’s easier. I don’t have any nails to manicure, and it takes me 30 minutes to get ready for a night out, as long as I’ve decided what to wear first. — Zara Phillips

When I was young, I loved shopping at a store on Rodeo Drive called Lina Lee. Shopping there made me feel so special. — Kris Jenner

I worked at a hot dog place, a bagel place, the Jersey Store and the hottest fashion joint around. I was getting too famous to work there anymore. I was almost showing up as a joke. I made $2,000 on my show the previous night and I’m going to go shopping during my five-hour shift. — Wale

You know, it was important for me to do something like that, because nobody ever really thought I could do anything except look sexy on a poster and go shopping. — Pia Zadora

I have this system where if I buy three or four new things, I give away three or four things. Sometimes, it’s a very painful system, but shopping is even better when you know that someone else who needs it will be getting. Keep the clothing karma going, I say. — Sara Blakely

I quickly realized that shopping on Amazon had made the idea of parking my car and going into a store feel like an outrageous imposition on my time and good nature. — Maria Semple

The terrible thing about the Internet and Amazon is that they take the magic and happy chaos out of book shopping. The Internet might give you what you want, but it won’t give you what you need. — Tom Hodgkinson

Basically, I always go to vintage shops rather than going shopping for new clothes. — Karen Gillan

I went window shopping today! I bought four windows. — Tommy Cooper

And then, I do love my shopping, but actually, lounging is the big thing. — Delta Burke

I’ve sold my records outta shopping carts on the street. — GG Allin

I absolutely hate clothes shopping, though I love clothes. It’s my idea of heaven to be handed things to wear. — Zoe Wanamaker

I got rid of my glasses and they changed my hair. That’s really all they did. They went shopping for me, so the clothes are different too. It wasn’t like Extreme Makeover where I got a nose job or anything. — Clay Aiken

I’m shopping around for something to do that no one will like. — Jerry Garcia

Most everything I do revolves around tae kwon do. That said, I like to be a typical girl and go shopping. I have three nieces and nephews that I like to hang out with. I’m also finishing my last semester at the University of Houston, where I’m majoring in childhood education. — Diana Lopez

The best way to get anybody’s attention is dinner. I have good kitchen skills and good grocery shopping skills. — Al Roker

I am a theater girl, and a lot of theater girls dress however pleases them. I wear whatever looks good on me. I wear what I wear because I have been shopping at thrift stores since I was five. — Kirsten Vangsness

The film is made in the editing room. The shooting of the film is about shopping, almost. It’s like going to get all the ingredients together, and you’ve got to make sure before you leave the store that you got all the ingredients. And then you take those ingredients and you can make a good cake – or not. — Philip Seymour Hoffman

I’m a big online everything. But for me, shopping online started with music, obviously, then it went onto books, meditation CDs, and I just recently bought these electronic cigarettes. My husband is trying to quit smoking, so I went online and I bought those BluCigs cigarettes in every flavor for him. — Fergie

I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist. — Tammy Faye Bakker

I do all of the grocery shopping in my little family. I buy cheese, of many different kinds, sliced packaged meats and poultry, bagels, immense quantities of eggs, pre-made fried chicken. Milk. Bacon. It is insane how much dairy, deli and bakery stuff I buy. — Ben Stein

I love to go shopping and see what catches my eye. — Patrick Schwarzenegger

I change my mind so much, I’m better going on my own. Shopping is a selfish activity anyway. — Sophie Kinsella

Cities may now bulldoze private citizens’ homes, farms and small businesses to make way for shopping malls or other developments. — Bob Goodlatte

I do shop online! But I’m shopping online mostly in the home categories – One Kings Lane and Gilt. At a lot of architectural websites, I buy a lot of hardware for cabinetry like hinges and things like that from England. So, you know, for me, I shop at Net-A-Porter, but I don’t really shop that much for clothing online. — Nate Berkus

You get funky things in Goa, so I like shopping there. Paris and Milan are also my preferred shopping destinations. — Karisma Kapoor

When people come to my act any time after Thanksgiving, I usually say, You shouldn’t be here. You should be shopping. Our economy depends on you! You should be out there buying stuff.’ — Lewis Black

Occasionally I go shopping for clothes, but I find the whole thing a real chore. — Catherine McCormack

Commercial real estate always trails residential, and as residential growth flourishes, shopping centers flourish and service the communities, and jobs come out. — Johnny Isakson

I should probably confess that ice cream is my favorite food, and I eat it every night. When I go grocery shopping, I try to buy a new flavor, rather than reverting back to a favorite flavor. I’m on a mission to taste every flavor of ice cream out there! — Becca Fitzpatrick

I’ve always loved fashion so much and I didn’t have access to the kind of fashion I really wanted, so I would do vintage shopping. — Rachel Roy

Putting even one thing in your shopping basket that’s locally produced or organic makes all the difference. It’s a vote for the future, for animal welfare, for the environment, for your children’s children. — Sheherazade Goldsmith

I like to go shopping, to the movies, all the girl stuff. Just a normal girl. — Victoria Azarenka

I wear a pedometer, aiming for five miles a day – don’t be too impressed; that includes walking around my house and food shopping. — Elinor Lipman

Years ago the public used to hound me but now I can go shopping in peace — Irene Dunne

When we go to the store, we bring home more than food – we bring home traces of broader environmental problems. But we can use our shopping carts and dinner plates to help solve some of those problems. — Frances Beinecke

I don’t remember my mother ever playing with me. And she was a perfectly good mother. But she had to do the laundry and clean the house and do the grocery shopping. — Patricia Heaton

I take the family shopping round. The markets of the world. — Edgar Guest

The world of digital media is being transformed. A bunch of new businesses can be reinvented, thanks to social graphs, the mobile internet, and the new shopping habits of the young. Those are going to create a whole generation of cool new companies. — Bing Gordon

I’d watch my father get up at 5 o’clock and go down to the Eastern Market in Detroit to do the shopping for his restaurant, and get that business going and then go out on his vending machine business. — Ed Bradley

‘Style Strategy’ is about shopping smart, staying chic and making it all last. It’s about showing women how to shop for value without compromising style. — Nina Garcia

The Internet has transformed many parts of our daily lives, touching everything from how we find information to how we go shopping, get directions, and even stay in touch with friends and family. — Dean Ornish

I like that ‘Mad Men’ is now an adjective I use to describe clothing when I’m shopping: ‘I like this top. It’s very ‘Mad Men.” — Alison Brie

Thrift shopping is really just an extension of me being that same kid and going into a place that’s completely unconventional that has really endless possibilities in terms of outfits that you can put together and really just expressing yourself. — Macklemore

Roads get wider and busier and less friendly to pedestrians. And all of the development based around cars, like big sprawling shopping malls. Everything seems to be designed for the benefit of the automobile and not the benefit of the human being. — Bill Bryson

For a while I couldn’t leave the house by myself. Even if I was just grocery shopping alone, I’d get self-conscious. — Shannen Doherty

People are always going to go shopping. A lot of our effort is just: ‘How do we make the retail experience a great one? — Philip Green

Shopping at any level is a bit of therapy for my medulla oblongata. — Theophilus London

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

I’m a sucker for good black skirts and pretty little shirts and kooky tops. I have to admit that shopping satisfies my craving for immediate gratification. — Sophie Ellis-Bextor

I love thrift shopping. You can get ten things because everything costs, like, three dollars. — Lorde

Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift… The hangover comes the day after. — Joyce Brothers

My illness is one often characterized by dramatic overspending – in my case through frenzied shopping sprees, credit card abuse, excessive hoarding of unnecessary material goods and bizarre generosity with family, friends and even strangers. — Andy Behrman

If everyone is good at something different, assigning chores is easy. If your partner is great at grocery shopping and you are great at the laundry, you’re set. But this isn’t always – or even usually – the case. — Emily Oster

Consumers have not been told effectively enough that they have huge power and that purchasing and shopping involve a moral choice. — Anita Roddick

I’ve learned to look like I’m listening to long confusing plots of cartoons and comic books when I’m actually sound asleep or making grocery shopping lists in my head. — Patricia Heaton

I romanticized domesticity for a while, and loved having a shopping list of groceries stuck to the fridge for the first time. — Liberty Ross

We’re not going to persuade people in the developing world to go without, but neither can we afford a planet on which everyone lives like an American. Billions more people living in suburbs and driving SUVs to shopping malls is a recipe for planetary suicide. We can’t even afford to continue that way of life ourselves. — Alex Steffen

Win or lose, we go shopping after the election. — Imelda Marcos

Some people have no respect whether you are with your family or not. That’s the hardest part. I was shopping in a grocery store in Seattle looking for stuff for Nicholas. This guy kept following me with his cell phone video on. — Joe Montana

Be able to go shopping for a bathing suit and not become depressed afterward. — Marilyn vos Savant

I’m a pretty big clothes horse. I shop for clothes constantly. I do so much shopping. I should go to Shoppers Anonymous. — Tiffani Thiessen

I love grocery shopping when I’m home. That’s what makes me feel totally normal. I love both the idea of home as in being with my family and friends, and also the idea of exploration. I think those two are probably my great interests. — Yo-Yo Ma

Being busy with work, and as a mum, I’m a big fan of online shopping. — Kirsty Gallacher