Amy Poehler Quotes

Amy Poehler Quotes

Your career and your passion don't always match up.

It’s never overreacting to ask for what you want and need.

However, if you do start crying in an argument and someone asks why, you can always say, "I'm just crying because of how wrong you are.

I want to be around people that do things. I don’t want to be around people anymore that judge or talk about what people do. I want to be around people that dream and support and do things.

If you don't eat pussy, keep walking.

I will say it again. Ambivalence is key.
You have to care about your work but not about the result. You have to care about how good you are and good you feel, but not about how good people think you are or how good people think you look.

Doing comedy for a living is, in a lot of ways, like a pony and a camel trying to escape from the zoo. It’s a ridiculous endeavor and has a low probability of success, but most importantly, it is way easier if you’re with a friend.

I swear, if I could eat my children, I would. I'd consume them like some beast in a Hieronymus Bosch painting, but in a friendlier, more momlike way. Their little bodies make me salivate. It takes everything I have not to swallow them whole.

If you are lucky, there is a moment in your life when you have some say as to what your currency is going to be. I decided early on it was not going to be my looks.

Your [...] is a really warm older Hispanic lady who has a beautiful laugh and loves to hug. If you are even a little bit nice to her she will make you feel great and maybe cook you delicious food.

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