17 Steel Magnolias Quotes That Prove Southern Women Are The Strongest

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"I'm not as sweet as I used to be."

Whether you were lucky enough to have been born a Southern Belle or are in need of lessons from some of history's most successful Southern women, prepare to feast your eyes on these pearls of wisdom from none other than the women of "Steel Magnolias."

Whether they were dealing with the horrors of illness, heartache, or healthy eating, these ladies had a way of handling everything with grace... or at least a blatant disregard for what anyone else thought.

Here you'll discover the importance of not dwelling on the little things, living life to the fullest, and rocking a huge gardening hat just because it feels like that kinda day.

So keep it classy Magnolia style, ladies and never forget: the higher the hair, the closer to God.

No self respecting Southern women keeps a good thing to herself! If you liked these epic nuggets of Southern style truth, send them along to your favorite Southern hearted woman.