21 Pieces Of Leslie Knope Advice That Everyone Should Have In Their Life

Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation

1. “I am big enough to admit that I am often inspired by myself.”

2. “When you sit back and let your reputation be destroyed, you go down in history as a frozen whore.”

3. “What I hear when I’m being yelled at is people caring loudly at me.”

4. “There’s nothing we can’t do if we work hard, never sleep, and shirk all other responsibilities in our lives.”

5. “Nothing gets me more amped than Sarah McLachlan.”

6. “I always carry emergency s’more rations in my car.”

7. “We need to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn’t matter, but work is third.”

Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation

8. “One person’s annoying is another’s inspiring and heroic.”

9. “You know my code: hoes before bros. Uteruses before duderuses… Ovaries before brovaries.”

10. “Guys love it when you can show them you’re better than they are at something they love.”

11. “The thing about youth culture is I don’t understand it.”

12. “My Nana…she used to say the best stuff. Don’t work yourself into a lather. Look where it is and you’ll find it. Don’t put me in a home. Tell the truth and shame the devil. The devil knows where you’re hiding. If you take enough rides with the devil pretty soon he’s gonna drive….she was really into the devil.”

13. “Every child has the right to play, no matter how boring the sport.”

14. “It’s perfectly normal to feel devastated when something is over. That’s exactly how I felt when that Planet Earth series ended.”

15. “Relationships are like SCUBA diving. If you come up too fast you get the bends. And the reasons why I know this is because I was dating a guy once and we were SCUBA diving and I told him that I loved him underwater and he shot up really fast and got the bends.”

16. “You only get one chance to make a second impression.”

Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation

17. “I don’t know what it is about big, outdoor gatherings that makes everyone wanna urinate all over everything. But it does, and they do.”

18. “How does taking risks make me feel? Amazing. Tingling sensation throughout my whole body. I feel flushed. My muscles are relaxed yet I feel awake. Just waves of pleasure. I wish there was something physical that could make me feel this way.”

19. “Budget solution number twenty-eight. Use grazing sheep to mow grass in parks. Note: tired sheep could become food or sweaters.”

20. “Sometimes you have to make the hardest climb to see the most beautiful sunrise. I read that once on an old lady’s decorative pillow. But it is really how I feel today. I’ve climbed a very weird and rocky mountain, and it was a pain in the ass, and my legs are tired, and I’m starving, but the sun is rising over a sea of love and waffles and possibility. So I’m just gonna relax and take a deep breath and enjoy this view for as long as I possibly can.”

21. “I’ve taught them too well, I’ve created a mob of little Leslie Knope monsters. I’m so proud.” Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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