Amy Poehler Quotes and Sayings

These are inspirational, motivational, wise, sad and funny Amy Poehler quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more famous quotes on QuoteLicious.

 

Try to keep your mind open to possibilities and your mouth closed on matters that you don’t know about. Limit your ‘always’ and your ‘nevers.’ ~Amy Poehler tweet

I get a little itchy if I don’t have some control. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life. ~Amy Poehler tweet

Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn’t think we needed to know. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

I just love bossy women. I could be around the 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. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

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. ~Amy Poehler tweet

There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

The great thing about taking big chance when you’re younger is you have less to lose and you don’t know as much. So you take big swings. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

I am tired of being tired and talking about how tired I am. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

No one looks stupid when they’re having fun. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people and other people’s ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

It’s never overreacting to ask for what you want and need. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

I was the daughter of teachers, so school was always very important. I liked it. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

I can party like a twenty-four-year-old but it takes me almost a week to recover. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

Don’t treat your heart like an action figure wrapped in plastic and never used. And don’t try to give me that nerd argument that your heart is a ‘Batman’ with a limited-edition silver bat-erang and therefore if it stays in its original packing it increases in value. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

I love saying ‘yes’ and I love saying ‘please.’ Saying ‘yes’ doesn’t mean I don’t know how to say no, and saying ‘please’ doesn’t mean I am waiting for permission. ‘Yes please’ sounds powerful and concise. It’s a response and a request. It is not about being a good girl; it is about being a real woman.~Amy Poehler tweet

 

You have to remember that goodbyes are temporary because no one ever really leaves and nothing lasts forever. People are always with us, because they are in our hearts and in our memory. The only thing we can depend on is change… Life is just a series of moments — a string of pearls that make up the necklace of your life and so every once in a while, to complete the circle, you need to end a chapter. ~Amy Poehler tweet

Don’t treat your heart like an action figure wrapped in plastic and never used. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

I’d say any good set or any comedy that I’ve worked on, that’s worked, has been comedians pitching ideas back and forth to each other. A lot of like, ‘What if you say this? What about this?’ ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

Try to keep your mind open to possibilities and your mouth closed on matters that you don’t know about. Limit your ‘always’ and your ‘nevers.’ ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

Sometimes you need to know to quit while you’re ahead or at least before things get much worse! ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

If you do a scene and you really like a character in it or a premise in it to write it down and to work on it so that you can have five or six characters that you can pull out in an audition. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

Anyone who has the kind of inventive and inspired comic sensibility to be able to do that kind of work must be pretty talented. ~Amy Poehler tweet

 

There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do.
— Amy Poehler tweet

 

Continue to share your heart with people even if it has been broken. Don’t treat your heart like an action figure wrapped in plastic and never used.
— Amy Poehler Speech at Harvard tweet

 

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