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All Quotes by author - Jenny Slate
" A lot of people think that I'm one of the women from 'Broad City' - and I'm just not. "
" A woman who is not ready to have a baby making it work is not a happy ending to me. It's a personal nightmare. "
" Back at high school, there was this quarterback who asks me out. He's never paid attention to me before, but now we're on this date, going to see the 'Sixth Sense.' And right before the climax, he leans in - and I'm so excited, because I think we're going to French-kiss - and then he tells me the twist. He completely ruins the movie for me. "
" I didn't hit puberty until I was, like, 17, so I love to talk about that. "
" I got great sex education, and I always knew that if I wanted to be sexually active, I had to have safe sex. "
" I guess some people want to be performers because they want to be famous. "
" I just want to be able to be creative. "
" I like any film where the female characters are complex and have a functioning imperfection. "
" I like dressing like I'm going on a date when I'm on stage. "
" I like to wear dresses and skirts when I go onstage because the attitude that I have is, 'I'm so excited to introduce myself to you.' And I want to be wearing what I'd be wearing to a date or a dinner party. "
" I really like to cook and have dinner parties and I like to clean, it really clears my head and it makes me feel good to keep my home as a comfortable place. "
" I sometimes think my earnestness is confused for stupidity, but it shouldn't be. "
" I tend to be a bit of a workaholic, but I also can't function without some sort of domesticity as well. "
" I think of my gender as a part of my complex humanity. "
" I think that, unfortunately, people who are maybe threatened by feminism think that it's about setting your bra on fire and being aggressive, and I think that's really wrong and really dangerous. "
" It looks like I'm just gonna keep getting really, really happy and sad and embarrassed and excited and disappointed for the rest of my life, so let's just do that. "
" It makes a lot of sense to me that I would be a cartoon. I feel like a cartoon as a person. I really, really do. "
" I want to write a studio movie, but probably one that's for me to be in. "
" I was a teenager in '95, so I didn't dress like a woman then. I was really small. I remember wishing I wasn't wearing Gap Kids. "
" That was something that I learned: It's actually okay if the way that I do my best is when I'm treated well. "
" There is something to grace and deportment, but you determine that for yourself. That's something you own. "
" There's a lot of different parts to me, so it makes total sense to me that I would do a big TV show or studio movie and then do a free comedy show the next day. They both feel equally important to me. "
" Using creative expression as a means to a professional end makes me curl up a bit. "
" When I was growing up, I was so fascinated by Mel Blanc and all of the different voices that he did for 'Looney Tunes' and watching Robin Williams record voice-over for the genie in 'Aladdin.' It always seemed to be a major honor - something you have to earn. Like people trust you when they want to have you there without seeing you. "
" Women love to be asked more about their clothes than their work. We're dolls; we made a wish to become alive. "
" You don't realize it until you go out and take a look, but there are so many ways in which sexism is just allowed in our culture, not just in the entertainment industry. It's just allowed to be there, and that's not acceptable anymore. And I think it's really important to be very vocal. "
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