"I want to be a morning-talk-show host. I love Kelly Ripa's job. She gets to live in New York and has this amazing job hosting a talk show."
"Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don't know why he's with me. I don't know whether I'm good enough. But if I make him happy, then I'm everything I want to be."Ellie Kemper on Angelina Jolie
"If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results."Ellie Kemper on George S. Patton
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."Ellie Kemper on Harry S. Truman
"If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you."Ellie Kemper on Les Brown
"Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen."Ellie Kemper on Conan O'Brien
"Most New Yorkers want to look amazing, and they want you to understand that they look amazing, but they also want you to stop staring at them."
"My painting teacher in high school used to say, 'I can't paint like I want to, but through practice I'll get better.' But I don't think that's true. I think sometimes you just can't paint."
"If you're going to plan a wedding, then a certain amount of suffering is not a choice."
"Growing up, I had one very specific idea of what a wedding should be, and that was the wedding of Fraulein Maria and Captain von Trapp in 'The Sound of Music.'"