Top 10 Shopaholic Quotes

Written by: Editorial Staff

May 26, 2012
Filed Under Shop 


Shopaholic quotesContributed by Info Guru Jennifer Andrews

Shopaholics are people who love to shop and are in fact obsessed with the act of shopping.

Shopping can be a great past-time and stress reliever; however it can also become a problem if not controlled. If you find your closets are filling up with items you don’t need, you may need to scale back and hide the credit cards. Check out the following top ten shopaholic quotes below to see if you find yourself nodding your head to the confessions of shopaholics.

10. Ice breaker

marcelene cox

Marcelene Cox writes that “The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her.” See if you share the same likes and dislikes – or the same taste in shoes at least – by hitting the malls with a potential best friend forever.

9. Words from Royalty

Sarah Ferguson

If you find yourself unsure of what to do with your day or where to go, consider following Sarah Ferguson’s advice: “When in doubt, go shopping.”

8. Therapy


Tammy Faye Bakker believes shopping has therapeutic benefits and has been quoted as saying, “I always say shopping is cheaper than psychiatry”.

7. Know where to go

Bo Derek

According to Bo Derek who has quoted “Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping,” you need to hit up the right places.

6. 50/50


One of the top shopaholic quotes that recognize shopping’s impact on the world is that of Doug Coupland’s “We’re rapidly approaching a world comprised entirely of jail and shopping.”

5. Men vs. Women

men vs women

Shopaholic quotes may identify the differences between men and women such as Elayne Boosler’s quote: “When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It’s a whole different way of thinking.”

4. Better than …

You may have heard the adage that chocolate is better than sex. Well, Adrienne Gusoff goes one step further by quipping that “Shopping is better than sex. If you’re not satisfied after shopping you can make an exchange for something you really like.”

3. Nerves


Usher once said “I was so nervous…I just had to go shopping” revealing the anxiety-ridden effects shopping tends to incur.

2. Have to eat


Shopaholics aren’t just relegated to the malls for pricey fashion items or new jewellery. Rather, shopaholics may also be addicted to the grocery store as exclaimed by Emma Bunton: “I love shopping, especially food shopping.”

1. Vision of change


Jeff Melvoin once highlighted the excessive shopping habits of the nation when he said, “George Washington had a vision for this country. Was it three days of uninterrupted shopping?”


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