Amy Poehler Poster

Quotes (11)

  • No one looks stupid when they're having fun!
  • Be yourself. No one else can be you.
  • [at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards] Meryl Streep is not here tonight. She has the flu and I hear she's amazing in it.
  • I like the person who commits and goes all in and takes big swings and then maybe fails; who jumps and falls down, rather than the person who points at the person who fell and laughs. But I do sometimes laugh when people fall down.
  • [a metaphor for the end of her marriage] The process of divorce is about loading a blanket, throwing it up, watching it all spin, and worrying what stuff will break when it lands.
  • You have to care about how good you are and how good you feel, but not about how good people think you are or how good people think you look.
  • I really do believe that anything in life - any obstacle or challenge - can be made better with humor.
  • When your children arrive, your heart becomes a room with wide open windows.
  • I just love bossy women. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It mans somebody's passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading.
  • The streets and woods around my house were a perfect setting for fake mischief. I would spend all afternoon pretending I had run away and had to live on my own. I would bring Toll House cookies and a sweatshirt and try to make a fire. I would sneak out side my house at dusk with a pair binoculars and search the streets for murderers. I created scenarios in my head that I always managed to escape from kidnap fantasies where I would wriggle free from the ropes.
  • Great people do things before they're ready. they do things before they know they can do it.