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" I do like to play people I wouldn't want to spend five minutes in a room with. "
" Rejection and I are old friends. "
" I am just scared to death of online dating. "
" I have this weird optimism that when things are not good - like, really, genuinely not good - that we shall persevere. "
" I realize I love crazy ladies. Of course I don't like to think of myself as one, but maybe I am, too. I dunno. I'm always drawn to them; I think it's because I'm attracted to people who aren't in the business of people-pleasing: saying what they really think, not passive-aggressive at all. "
" A great time in my life was being totally single and actively not dating. Just saying, 'I'm gonna not be in a relationship. I'm gonna not date.' That was a super fun, awesome time. "
" I'm happy because I was proud of what I did at 'SNL.' It's the only time probably in my life that I didn't have any regrets. I worked really hard. I played really nice. I threw myself into it. I committed. Beyond that, what else could I have done? "
" Maybe women get to a certain age and they no longer have a filter; they're considered crazy people or something. "
" I don't come from a Hollywood family. I don't have Hollywood friends. I didn't have any connections. "
" I say yes to everything if I like the overall thing that's being put out there. I'll do anything with David Wain. "
" I went on a road trip and ended up in Portland, Oregon, and from there, I did non-stop theater. I had just graduated, and I had all these ideas about what good acting was, but I hadn't put any of it into action. I spent five years honing my acting chops. And then I had this epiphany one day that I need to go to L.A.; I need to be on a sitcom. "
" The wardrobe department isn't a bunch of elves there to serve you; they're artists with vision. Honor them. "
" I know friends who have this sort of incredibly intimate relationship with their sibling. And I don't get it: it wasn't like that in my family. In some ways, I'm envious, because they have someone that's so completely in their corner. And at the same time, I imagine it may at times feel like it's stunting. "
" It was weird that most people knew me as someone let go from 'SNL.' I had the best time there, and in retrospect, it was the perfect amount of time. The only thing that matters is what you do with yourself in that moment after. If you decide, 'I'm the girl who was fired from 'SNL,' you're just that. "
" I love working so much. For me, working equals happiness. "
" Evvverrrrybody wants to know what it's like working with Jennifer Lopez. "
" I'd love to do a Marvel movie. "
" My rule of thumb is to always do what's on the page first. Then you can talk to your director about playing with it. Improv frees me up in a character, but I would be mortified if the writers who agonized over their words assumed I thought my improv was more valuable. "
" My dad is a mathematician; I think we both have that problem-solving, looking-for-patterns way of thinking. "
" I love comedies, both broad and subtle. "
" I'm definitely an observer of human behavior. I always have been. "
" You know how when you're alone with your cat, your cat is kind of silly and goofy and kind of crazy? And as soon as people come over, your cat is like someone you've never met before? You know, poised. That's sort of what it's like working with Jennifer Lopez. "
" I actually have huge respect for Lorne Michaels. I think that guy is really something. "
" What's fun now is that I have a show at USA that I co-wrote called 'Benched.' I'm completely behind the scenes and not the actor at all. "
" When my parents were divorced in the late '70s, early '80s, the climate was that you should screw over your ex as much as possible - get the worst lawyer in the world, all that. That's not what people are out to do anymore. It feels cruddy to try and destroy each other just because you're breaking up. "
" As far as celebrity, people don't stop me on the street and know who I am. It's more like, 'Doesn't she remind you of so-and-so's ex-girlfriend?' It's always somebody's ex-girlfriend. Somebody ex-girlfriend who's 'crazy.' "
" Because I do mostly comedy, I'm usually working with friends, and it's usually a ball. "
" I just want to make people laugh, and I want to do that the best way possible. "
" I made a pact with myself when I was 12 that I would only work with people who make me happy. I choose happy. "
" I loved the movie 'Dangerous Liasons' with John Malkovich. "
" When I got 'Trophy Wife', the first fear is, 'This could go away;' the second is, 'It's here and I love it; I hope it gets a second season.' "