You probably hear it a lot these days, as now it seems like everyone loves being a little sassy and looking slay. But what does sassy mean? Well, according to urban dictionary, the definition of sassy is – “Someone who is full of themselves but in a good way. They’re cheeky, feisty, lively, smart, saucy, slightly impudent, mouthy, cocky, energetic, loud and can be extremely talkative.” Now if you’re wondering how to be sassy, unfortunately there’s no exact answer for that one. Mainly because if you’re trying to be sassy, you are kind of defeating the purpose and your sass will lose it’s touch. Just make sure you’re always feeling slay and like a boss ass b*tch, and it should come naturally.
Still, to give you a dose and a better understanding of sass, we’ve put together a collection of the best cool slay & sassy quotes from influential strong women from around the world.
I’m single because I was born that way. — Mae West
I need someone who sees the fire in my eyes and wants to play with it.
Keep rolling your eyes. Maybe you’ll find a brain back there.
I’m not really funny. I’m just incredibly mean and everyone thinks I’m joking.
I’m not going to vacuum until Sears makes a riding model. — Roseanne Barr
She who leaves a trail of glitter is never forgotten.
If I wanted to kill myself, I could climb to your ego and jump to your I.Q.
If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack. — Coco Chanel
A clean house is a sign of a wasted life.
Well-behaved women rarely make history.
Old age is no place for sissies. — Bette Davis
Every box of raisins is the woeful story of grapes that could have been wine.
Those who laugh last think slowest.
You couldn’t handle me even if I came with instructions.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. — Judy Garland
The truth will set you free. But first, it will piss you off. — Gloria Steinem
Age is not important unless you’re a cheese. — Helen Hayes
Good shoes take you good places.
Elegance is more than getting noticed. It’s being remembered.
Housework can’t kill you, but why take a chance? — Phyllis Diller
A woman with good shoes is never ugly.
Housework, if you do it right, can kill you. — Erma Bombeck
Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world. — Marilyn Monroe
Exercise would seem so much better if calories screamed as you burned them.
I’m on a health kick. If anyone hands me something healthy, I kick ’em. — Maxine
Cinderella never asked for a prince. She asked for a night off and a new dress.
Let a smile be your umbrella if you want to stand out in the rain like a grinning idiot. — Maxine
The only negativity I want in my life is on a pregnancy test.
No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. — Erma Bombeck
I like my coffee like me: Dark, bitter, and too hot for you.
Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache. — Mae West
Life is hard. After all, it kills you. — Katharine Hepburn
I heard you’re a player. Nice to meet you; I’m the coach.
I don’t care what you think about me; I don’t think about you at all! — Coco Chanel
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. — Marilyn Monroe
Talk is cheap because supply exceeds demand.
Life is too short to wear boring shoes.
We met for a reason. You’re either a blessing or a lesson.
When a woman says, “Just do what you want,” never, ever do what you want.
Someday I want to be perfect; until then, I’ll be happy being incredible. — Maxine
If you rest, you rust. — Helen Hayes
A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. — Eleanor Roosevelt
I am a marvellous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man, I keep his house. — Zsa Zsa Gabor
Advice for the day: If you have a headache, do what it says on the aspirin bottle: Take two, and KEEP AWAY FROM CHILDREN.
There’s a lot to be said for motherhood. Just make sure the kids are out of earshot first. — Maxine
It’s better to have loved and lost than to have to do 40 pounds of laundry every week.
Life is short; heels shouldn’t be.
Here’s to staying positive and testing negative.
The trouble with reality is that there’s no background music.
Dogs have masters. Cats have staff.
There’s something wrong with a mother who washes out a measuring cup with soap and water after she’s only measured water in it. — Erma Bombeck
Everybody wants to save the earth; nobody wants to help Mom with the dishes. — P. J. O’Rourke
I would rather lose a good earring than be caught without make-up. — Lana Turner
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. — Katharine Hepburn
Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together. — Elizabeth Taylor
It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. — Marlene Dietrich
Just have fun. Smile. And keep putting on lipstick. — Diane Keaton
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.– Mae West
A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear. — Marilyn Monroe
If you don’t have something nice to say, you’re probably just being realistic.
I’m allergic to stupidity. I break out in sarcasm.
Excuse the mess but we live here. — Roseanne Barr
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of liking them. — Jane Austen
High heels and red lipstick can put the fear of God into some people.
Whatever you do, give 100% (unless your donating blood).
When I’m good, I’m good; but when I’m bad, I’m better. — Mae West
The best things in life are actually really expensive.
I’m smiling…that alone should scare you.
Never ask a girl with winged eyeliner why she’s late.
I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back. — Maya Angelou
My house isn’t a mess. Those are obstacles for burglars.
Cinderella is proof that a new pair of shoes can change your life.
Life is short. Buy the shoes.
Doing housework is about mind over matter. If I don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
A train station is where the train stops. A bus station is where the bus stops. On my desk, I have a work station…
If you retain nothing else, always remember the most important rule of beauty, which is, who cares? – Tina Fey
Stop dusting and you can use your coffee table as a message board. — Maxine
It’s the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time. — Tallulah Bankhead
To err is human; to blame it on somebody else shows management potential.
Not everyone can be a princess. Somebody has to wave as I go by.
Don’t be ashamed of yourself. That’s your parents’ job.
Best friends don’t judge each other; they judge other people, together.
We hope you liked our list of sassy quotes from some of the strongest women who’ve ever lived. If you have your own cool slay quotes or sayings with some sass by strong women, be sure to drop them in the comments below and if they’re good enough we’ll add them to our list.