Kristen Wiig Quotes

Kristen Wiig Quotes On Life

I think no matter what kind of life you have, whether it looks one way to people or another way, you always have moments when you imagine a different life.

When you're a woman

When you’re a woman in your thirties, and maybe you don’t really know what you want to do with your life, but it seems like everyone else does, and your best friend gets married, and it forces you to look at yourself. I don’t know if I described that in a very funny way.

Kristen Wiig Quotes On School

I probably lived more

I probably lived more of a rock-star life when I was 15. I got in trouble a fair amount. I cared more about hanging out and skipping school than studying. Which I am not recommending teenagers do if they read this.

I don’t know if I even consider myself a comedian really – I do comedic acting in some films and dramatic in others.

I’m one of those people that really pays attention to the music in films.

Kristen Wiig Quotes on Love

I love kids. All my best friends have kids, and I love, love, love kids.

I think people like to see the lives of artists that are legends. They always go through the dark periods and I think just as humans we like to see that and them coming out of it. I love those kinds of movies.

I am a big David Bowie fan.

Kristen Wiig Quotes On Age

I feel like women are asked their age more than men.

I took guitar lessons and recorded the song in New York. It was kind of a dream. I got to pretend I was a recording artist for a couple days.

If you’re creating anything at all, it’s really dangerous to care about what people think.

It sounds so cheesy, but there’s something very powerful about looking in the mirror and asking yourself a question. Because I think it’s really hard to lie.

When you go out of your comfort zone and it works there’s nothing more satisfying.

With improv, it’s a combination of listening and not trying to be funny.

Don’t become something just because someone else wants you to or because it’s easy; you won’t be happy. You have to do what you really, really, really, really want to do, even if it scares the s-t out of you.

There’s something about a Christmas sweater that will always make me laugh.

I used to carry my dad's

I used to carry my dad’s empty guitar case around the neighborhood because I wanted people to think I played the guitar. I would put flintstones vitamins in it in case I got tired, so I could pop some and keep walking.

I’m not as much a history person as an art person, but I mean, you can read history through art.

The good thing about ‘SNL’ is that it’s the same people every week that you’re working with, and we’ve all become so close and tight because we’ve worked together so long and so closely together.

I wish I had a lot of tattoos.

Sometimes I need to blow off steam and go dance really hard.

I think people like to see the lives of artists that are legends. They always go through the dark periods and I think just as humans we like to see that and them coming out of it. I love those kinds of movies.

At parties, I’ll start talking and notice everyone is looking at me and feel dumb and say, ‘Forget it,’ and then start eating things.

I don't rehearse a lot.

I don’t rehearse a lot. I try to keep it organic. Even in movies, the less I rehearse, the better I am.

I don’t know if you can articulate an instinct.

I don’t always just want to do the same thing.

I do sort of gravitate towards smaller, indie-type movies.

I definitely ran with a pack of hoodlums, that’s for sure.

I always say I want to look haunted.

I don't know about the

I don’t know about the romantic comedy route, although never say never.

Kristen Wiig Quotes On Comedy

There are so many funny women in the world, and there has been for so many years, so I’ll be happy when people can just move on from that, and things can just be ‘comedies’ and not ‘female’ or ‘male,’ and everyone gets an equal opportunity.

Mean comedy is not really something that I personally gravitate towards or something that I do.

I hated speaking in public. I would miss school just so I wouldn’t have to do it.

I lived in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, until eighth grade, and then my high-school years were in Rochester, New York.