Tina Fey Quotes That Remind Us How To Be A Boss


Tina Fey is a true boss. She wrote Mean Girls, need I say anymore? So, Tina Fey quotes must be something to read if they’re written by the person who invented Regina George – right?

Fey’s talents go beyond writing. She is also a skilled actor, comedian, and producer. Whether you know her from 30 Rock or SNL, Tina Fey’s wit and clever words have definitely made you laugh before.

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Here are the Best Tina Fey Quotes!

  1. “If you retain nothing else, always remember the most important rule of beauty, which is: who cares?”
  2. “Say yes and you’ll figure it out afterwards.”
  3.  “Don’t waste your energy trying to educate or change opinions; go over, under, through, and opinions will change organically when you’re the boss. Or they won’t. Who cares? Do your thing and don’t care if they like it.”
  4. “You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the water slide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.”
  5. “In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way.”
  6. “I think women dress for other women to let them know what their deal is. Because if women were only dressing for men, there would be nothing but Victoria’s Secret. There would be no Dior.”
  7. “The difference between male comedy writers and female comedy writers is that the male ones are taller and weigh more.”
  8. “I would not trade any of these features for anybody else’s. I wouldn’t trade the small thin-lipped mouth that makes me resemble my nephew. I wouldn’t even trade the acne scar on my right cheek, because that recurring zit spent more time with me in college than any boy ever did.”
  9. “Some people say, ‘Never let them see you cry.’ I say, if you’re so mad you could just cry, then cry. It terrifies everyone.”
  10. “It will never be perfect, but perfect is overrated. Perfect is boring on live TV.” Tina Fey quotes
  11. “To say I’m an overrated troll, when you have never even seen me guard a bridge, is patently unfair.”
  12. Confidence is 10 percent hard work and 90 percent delusion.”
  13. “It is an impressively arrogant move to conclude that just because you don’t like something, it is empirically not good. I don’t like Chinese food, but I don’t write articles trying to prove it doesn’t exist.”
  14. “Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles.”
  15.  “It is an impressively arrogant move to conclude that just because you don’t like something, it is empirically not good. I don’t like Chinese food, but I don’t write articles trying to prove it doesn’t exist.”
  16. “That’s the main thing I learned in that job – how to be a considerate coworker. Cover the phones for someone so they can pee. Punch someone’s time card in for them after lunch so they can stop and buy a birthday card. Help people when their register doesn’t add up. Don’t be a tattletale.”
  17. “Sometimes if you have a difficult decision to make, just stall until the answer presents itself.”
  18. “You can tell how smart people are by what they laugh at.”Tina Fey quotes
  19. “Instead of trying to fit an impossible ideal, I took a personal inventory of all my healthy body parts for which I am grateful.”
  20. “You have to remember that actors are human beings. Which is hard sometimes because they look so much better than human beings.”
  21. “When faced with sexism or ageism or lookism or even really aggressive Buddhism, ask yourself the following question: ‘Is this person in between me and what I want to do?’ If the answer is no, ignore it and move on. Your energy is better used doing your work and outpacing people that way.”
  22. “You have to try your hardest to be at the top of your game and improve every joke you can until the last possible second, and then you have to let it go.”
  23. “I was a little excited but mostly blorft. ‘Blorft’ is an adjective I just made up that means ‘Completely overwhelmed but proceeding as if everything is fine and reacting to the stress with the torpor of a possum.’”
  24. “Make statements, with your actions and your voice.”
  25. “The show doesn’t go on because it’s ready; it goes on because it’s 11:30.”

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Tina Fey quotes really help us to channel our own boss energy. This amazing woman has accomplished a ton (like writing Mean Girls wasn’t enough?)

If you know someone who needs extra motivation, share a Tina Fey quote with them. Her words not only make you laugh but also help you see that you alone can achieve your dreams.

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