'Real Housewives' Quotes to Live by in 2012

Phaedra ParksLove them or hate them, some pretty amazing things come out of the mouths of The Real Housewives. From the perfect insult to words of wisdom, they have a quip or quote about nearly everything.

To spice up your conversations, you can always borrow a few of their gems. Only true fans will know where you got them. Here are 10 of the best quotes from The Real Housewives to live by and use in 2012.


1. On asses:

There’s a lot of different types of booties… you got your SpongeBob SquarePants, you know, big square booties… you got big donkey round booties that just come off the back, you know with the little shelf… Black men like a donkey booty, so if you want a black man, you gotta put some meat and potatoes on them bones. -- Phaedra Parks, The Real Housewives of Atlanta

2. On always looking your best:

I don't care if you're scrubbing a toilet, you can still bling it up." -- Alexis Bellino, Real Housewives of Orange County

3. On dealing cautiously with contractors:

They’ll blow smoke up your butt with a bubble-blower if they have to, especially when they’re dealing with a lady. -- Phaedra Parks, The Real Housewives of Atlanta

4. On friendship:

Friends don't threaten to sue friends. -- Lisa Vanderpump, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

5. On dealing with stress:

Would you just lighten up. Maybe you need to get laid. Seriously. Alex McCord to Cindy Barshop, The Real Housewives of New York

6. On texting:

Real men don’t fight over texts. It’s so high school girly. -- Caroline Manzo, The Real Housewives of New Jersey

7. On marital spats:

Paul and I may bicker a little bit too much, but guess what? That’s what I think most married couples do and that’s why they give married couples a tax break. --  Adrienne Maloof, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

8. On dealing with stupid people:

I feel like I'm getting dumber as the minutes go on. I am in a whirlwind of stupid. I don't understand what she's doing. It doesn't make sense to me. Nothing make sense ... I should take my own advice, and my own advice two years ago was to get you out of my life, and I'm finally taking it.-- Caroline Manzo to Teresa Giudice

9. A general stinging slam:

Is your ass jealous of the sh&t that comes out of your mouth? -- Tamra Barney to Gretchen Rossi, The Real Housewives of Orange County

10 Just an awesome line to use anytime you can possibly work it in:

She's a thug in a cocktail dress. -- Alex McCord speaking of LuAnn DeLesseps

Which quotes from 2011 would you add to this list?

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