Whether you love her on Saturday Night Live, as Leslie Knope, as Tina Fey's BFF or just as herself— Amy Poehler is the ultimate girl crush. Unashamedly enthusiastic, encouraging, and an inspiration to young girls everywhere, she keeps the girl power going strong— with a giggle.
"There's power in looking silly and not caring that you do."
"I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody's passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading."
"Great people do things before they're ready. They do things before they know they can do it."
"If you can dance and be free and not be embarrassed, you can rule the world."
"It takes years as a woman to unlearn what you have been taught to be sorry for."
"When you do talk about yourself, or to yourself... try to picture you talking to your own daughter, or your younger sister. Because you would tell your younger sister or your daughter that she is beautiful, and you wouldn't be lying. Because she is. And so are you."
"Vulnerability is the key to happiness. Vulnerable people are powerful people. Opening up your heart and sharing it means that you’re going to get so much love in your life."
“Because what else are we going to do? Say no? Say no to an opportunity that may be slightly out of our comfort zone? Quiet our voice because we are worried it is not perfect? I believe great people do things before they are ready.”
"It's never overreacting to ask for what you need."
"The earlier you learn that you should focus on what you have, and not obsess about what you don't have, the happier you will be."
“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."
"Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn't think we needed to know."
"When in doubt, make funny faces."
"Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you. Spend a lot of time with them and it will change your life."
"You attract the right things when you have a sense of who you are."
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