"My parents were vegetarians. I'd show up at school, this giant black kid, with none of the cool clothes and a tofu sandwich and celery sticks."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Aisha Tyler on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Aisha Tyler on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Aisha Tyler on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Aisha Tyler on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Aisha Tyler on Bill Gates
"I thought I was gonna be an attorney, so I went to Dartmouth and I was a government major and I minored in environmental policy, and I didn't do anything academically around the arts."
"Marriage isn't a carnival ride."
"People challenge my nerd cred all the time. I just show them the photo of me winning my middle-school science fair, wearing my Casio calculator watch and eyeglasses so big they look like they can see the future."
"The only concept or experience or core belief that I can attribute my other-ness to is that I just started out a weirdo and I stayed a weirdo. And it took me a long time to embrace my outsidership and see it as a strength rather than a weakness."
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