Mindy Kaling quotes

Mindy Kaling is an American Actress, comedian, writer as well as producer who made her debut as Amy in The 40-Year-Old Virgin in 2005. She became popular when recognized as Kelly Kapoor on The Office. Later she was promoted to executive producer and director. Mindy has worked in many movies and comedy series. We bring you quotes by Mindy Kaling to inspire you.

30 Inspirational Mindy Kaling Quotes that Lead you to Success

1. “I have such a rich fantasy life, I can’t help it. I do make up a lot of romantic stories in my head.” – Mindy Kaling

2. “Besides, who wants to read about success, anyway? Successful serial murderers, maybe.” – Mindy Kaling

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3. “The best kind of laughter is laughter born of a shared memory.” – Mindy Kaling

4. “When smart people are nice, it’s always terrifying, because I know they’re taking in everything and thinking all kinds of smart and potentially judgmental things.” –Mindy Kaling

5. “People talk about mumblecore but I prefer bumblecore, hyper-realistic bee movies about how bees really are.” – Mindy Kaling

6. “Growing up, I remember my parents feeling a little wary of ‘The Simpsons.’ This was the late eighties, and there was a wave of articles about TV shows that were bad for America. Then we all started watching it and loved it.” – Mindy Kaling

7. “I have a personality defect where I sort of refuse to see myself as an underdog… It’s because of my parents. They raised me with the entitlement of a tall, blond, white man.” – Mindy Kaling

8. “People don’t want to listen to a celebrity tweeting about their charities and shows. That’s why comedy writers do well – we put out little funny ideas.” – Mindy Kaling

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9. “I am always surprised at what movie studios think people will want to see. I’m even more surprised at how often they are correct.” – Mindy Kaling

10. “Twitter is so short, it’s safe. I don’t want my bosses to be like, ‘Hey, your script is due and we saw you wrote four blog pages.'” – Mindy Kaling

11. “When men hear women want a commitment, they think it means commitment to a romantic relationship, but that’s not it. It’s a commitment to not floating around anymore. I want a guy who is entrenched in his own life. Entrenched is awesome.” – Mindy Kaling

12. “I never want to be called the funniest Indian female comedian that exists. I feel like I can go head-to-head with the best white, male comedy writers that are out there. Why would I want to self-categorize myself into a smaller group than I’m able to compete in?” – Mindy Kaling

13. “I have a thick skin, which comes from being a not-really-skinny, dark-skinned Indian woman. I haven’t fit in every place, and so I’m kind of used to resistance.” – Mindy Kaling

14. “I had these kind of unrealistic expectations that were fueled by romantic comedies, and it has both helped me and hurt me in many ways. It helped me because, in general, they’ve made me hopeful. I just figure things will eventually work out for me. But nobody is like any Tom Hanks character. Nobody is Hugh Grant. No one is Meg Ryan!” – Mindy Kaling

15. “I feel lucky because I was a nerd, which I talk about in the book, but I had academic success, so through that, because that’s what my parents put a great deal of value on, I had a great childhood because I sort of fulfilled the expectations of being good at school.” – Mindy Kaling

16. “Fast food is hugely important in the life of a comedy writer. All we do is order in, and what we’re going to eat is hotly debated.” – Mindy Kaling

17. “I want a schedule-keeping, waking-up-early, wallet-carrying, picture-hanging man. I don’t care if he takes prescription drugs for cholesterol or hair loss.” – Mindy Kaling

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18. “I feel like the high-concept shows that have some kind of gimmick tend not to be the hit classic shows of all time.” – Mindy Kaling

19. “Right now, I’m hankering for new adventures… Ninety percent of the time I’m having romantic-comedy fantasies in which I’m wearing little pencil skirts and hurrying down to the subway.” – Mindy Kaling

20. “I regard romantic comedies as a subgenre of sci-fi, in which the world operates according to different rules than my regular human world.” – Mindy Kaling

21. “Personally, I, Mindy Kaling want to spend like 80 percent of my life hanging out with women.” – Mindy Kaling

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22. “Work hard, know your shit, show your shit, and then feel entitled. Listen to no one except the two smartest and kindest adults you know, and that doesn’t always mean your parents. If you do that, you will be fine.” – Work hard, know your shit, show your shit, and then feel entitled. Listen to no one except the two smartest and kindest adults you know, and that doesn’t always mean your parents. If you do that, you will be fine. – Mindy Kaling

23. “People take things at face value on social media. Earnestness is the assumption.” – Mindy Kaling

24. “I really love ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’ – and I love the book, too. You wonder how it ever got made into a movie. She’s supposed to be chubby, and two of the hottest guys ever are straight-up fighting over her?” – Mindy Kaling

25. “I just have my characters say my controversial opinions and then hide behind them.” – Mindy Kaling

26. “Sometimes you just have to put on lipgloss and pretend to be psyched.” – Mindy Kaling

27. “If you don’t see a clear path for what you want, sometimes you have to make it yourself.” – Mindy Kaling

28. “Don’t fall into the trap of thinking about politics in your workplace too much. Just work hard, be cheerful, ignore distractions.” – Mindy Kaling

29. “Live performance really terrifies me. I haven’t done it, really, in years. I think that’s why I retired from my brief career in stand-up.” – Mindy Kaling

30. “One friend with whom you have a lot in common is better than three with whom you struggle to find things to talk about.” – Mindy Kaling

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