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Tina Fey

Tina Fey Quotes

Quotes by and about Tina Fey

(Continued from her main entry on the site.)

Fey: "I don't have a driver's license. It's just one of the many ways in which I am developmentally stunted. ... Things most people do naturally are often inexplicably difficult for me."

Fey: "I have no affinity for animals. I don't hate animals and I would never hurt an animal; I just don't actively care about them. When a coworker shows me cute pictures of her dog, I struggle to respond correctly, like an autistic person who has been taught to recognize human emotions from flash cards."

Fey: "I have once or twice been offered a 'mother of the year' award by working-mom groups or a mommy magazine, and I always decline. How could they possibly know if I'm a good mother? How can any of us know until the kid is about thirty-three and all the personality dust has really settled? But working moms want to validate that it's okay to work, especially if they work at magazines where they can then package that validation and sell it to stay-at-home moms who are craving news from the outside world."

Fey: "I'm not a mean person, but I have a capacity for it. I have the biting comment formed somewhere in the back of my head - like it's in captivity."

[Her husband:] "She has her principles and she sticks to her principles more than anybody I've ever met in my life."