Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler quotes

Quotes by and about Amy Poehler

(Continued from her main entry on the site.)

Poehler: "Let's not kid ourselves. In this business, we're all raging narcissists."

Poehler: "Working mothers all over the country don't get paid the way I get paid, and they don't get the help I get, and they don't get the attention I get. I have it pretty good and I feel very lucky."

[On how she is different from her character Leslie Knope:]
Poehler: "I think I'm a bit more cynical than she is. ... I'm a lot lazier than she is. ... [And] she doesn't know how to just be relaxed and not look like she's just trying too hard. That's been so fun to play."

[On how she is different from her character Leslie Knope:]
Poehler: "She's part Girl Scout, part pioneer ... and she's got zero game [whereas] my game is fucking tight!"

Poehler: "I am not as nice as you think I am."

Poehler: "I like to keep my creative options open."