Southern Girl Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old southern girl quotes, southern girl sayings, and southern girl proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


If growing up is painful for the southern black girl, being aware of her displacement is the rust on the razor that threatens the throat.     

Maya Angelou

Southern women like their men religious and a little mad.     

Michael Shaara

She was so southern that she cried tears that came straight from the mississippi, and she always smelled faintly of cottonwood and peaches.

Sarah Addison Allen

Southern women often marry a man knowing that he is the father of many little slaves. They do not trouble themselves about it.     

Harriet Ann Jacobs

Southern women are impossible to live with because they will never find a man who treats them like their daddy did.     

Maryln Schwartz

Hold it right there. The only agreement we ever had was that you intended to make me as miserable as possible, and I intended to courageously make the best of an intolerable situation like valiant southern women have always done.     

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

The real me is a southern girl with her Levis on and an open heart. Wish I could save the world, like I was super girl.

Jessica Simpson

There's something about southern women that is so unique yet so universal. Strong southern women are allowed to be soft and feminine and have a sense of humor. But what I love about southern women in particular is their universality.     

Connie Britton

You have to understand that women in the south, women of southern blood, just don't partake in scandalous adventures and when we do, it's in a discreet manner. We have reputations to consider, after all.     

Beth Albright

I realized early on that it was important to have those values, a morality and ethics that come with being southern girl. The way you treat people, little things, the niceties like hellos, like courtesy. They mean something.     

Sarah Shahi

I feel so fortunate. I was brought up along the beaches in southern california, and then got to have horses.

Bo Derek

Southern women can say more with a cut of their eyes than a whole debate club's worth of speeches.

Allison Glock

For breakfast I have grits, because I'm a southern girl!

Shanola Hampton

In the beginning of the war, southern women wanted their men to leave in droves, and as quickly as possible. They were the confederate army's most persuasive and effective recruitment officers, shaming anyone who shirked his duty to fight.     

Karen Abbott

I'm a southern girl. I like when they open the door and pull out a chair. I'm really into a man's man.

Brooke Burns

Southern girls are God's gift to the entire male population. There is absolutely no woman finer than one raised below the mason-dixon line and once you go southern may the good Lord help you never go back.     

Kenny Chesney