30 Funniest Parks And Rec Quotes About Life, Love, & Friendship

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30 Funniest Parks And Rec Quotes About Life, Love, & Friendship

Parks and Recreation is a hilarious show that ran for seven seasons and some of the best Parks and Rec quotes still make us laugh today. 

With a cast like Amy Poehler, Aubrey Plaza, Chris Pratt, Nick Offerman, Rashida Jones, Rob Lowe, and more, Parks and Rec had no other option but to be hilarious. Based around cheerful administrator Leslie Knope (Poehler), who works in the Parks Department of fictional Pawnee, the political satire also featured cameos from some well-known political figures like Joe Biden and Michelle Obama. 


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Many people adored Parks and Rec, and it even received awards such as 14 Primetime Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe win for Amy Poehler’s performance. Although the show technically ended in 2015, the cast came back to do a special quarantine reunion episode on April 30, 2020. 


Parks and Rec will always be in our hearts, just like Li’l Sebastian. 

Here are some funny Parks and Rec quotes about life, love, and friendship that we'll never forget.

Parks and Rec Quotes About Life

1. “If I keep my body moving, and my mind occupied at all times, I will avoid falling into a bottomless pit of despair.” — Chris Traeger

2. “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. I read that one on a can of lemonade. I like to think it applies to life.” — Andy Dwyer

3. “I’m fine. It’s just that life is pointless and nothing matters and I’m always tired.” — Andy Dwyer

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4. “It’s like I always say. When life gives you lemons, you sell some of your grandma’s jewelry, and go clubbing.” — Jean Ralphio

5. “We have to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, and work. Or waffles, friends, work. But work has to come third.” — Leslie Knope

6. "I am big enough to admit that I am often inspired by myself." — Leslie Knope 

7. "I have no idea what I'm doing, but I know I'm doing it really, really well." — Andy Dwyer

8. "I regret nothing. The end." — Ron Swanson 

9. "Now, go find your team, and get to work." — Leslie Knope 

10. "I have been forced to do many things I don't enjoy, like write things down and speak with people." — Ron Swanson


Parks and Rec Quotes About Love 

11. “If you don’t believe in love, what’s the point of living?” — Ron Swanson

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12. "Hey, Leslie. It's Leslie. Hang in there. I love you. Bye." — Leslie Knope 

13. "The things that you have done for me to help me, support me, surprise me, to make me happy, go above and beyond what any person deserves. You're all I need. I love you and I like you." — Leslie Knope


14. "Just remember, every time you look up at the moon, I too will be looking at a moon. Not the same moon, obviously. That's impossible." — Andy Dwyer

15. "I am deeply, ridiculously in love with you. And above anything else, I just want to be with you forever." — Ben Wyatt 

16. "Love fades away, but things last forever." — Tom Haverford 

17. "I can't be the person that makes you lose what you love!" — April Ludgate / "Yeah, but, you're what I love." — Andy Dwyer

18. "When Andy proposed to me he gave me a Ringpop, but then he ate it first." — April Ludgate

19. "I feel like you were mad at me yesterday and I don't know why. So I made a list of everything I did and I'm going to try not to do any of them again." — Andy Dwyer


20. "When you're in love, everything seems like a sign." — Leslie Knope

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Parks and Rec Quotes About Friendship

21. “I once worked with a guy for three years and never learned his name. Best friend I ever had. We still never talk sometimes. — Ron Swanson

22. "February 14, Valentine's Day, is about celebrating romance. But February 13, Galentine's Day, is about celebrating lady friends." — Leslie Knope 

23. "It's not over. It's never over. BFF. I love you. Forever." — Leslie Knope 

24. "You know my code, hoes before bros. Uteruses before duderuses. Ovaries before brovaries." — Leslie Knope 


25. "Ann, you beautiful tropical fish." — Leslie Knope 

26. "Everyone needs a friend they can call and wake up in the middle of the night. Leslie's usually already up. And often she's already on her way over." — Ann Perkins 

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27. "You made me watch all 8 Harry Potter movies. I don't even like Harry Potter." — Ann Perkins  // "That's insane! You love Harry Potter! You've seen all 8 movies." — Leslie Knope 

28. "Tragically, we are both heterosexual." — Leslie Knope 

29. "Ann, you are such a good friend. You are a beautiful, talented, brilliant, powerful musk ox." — Leslie Knope 

30. "Ladies celebrating ladies. It's like Lilith Fair, minus the angst." — Leslie Knope 

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