Top Quotes by Aisha Tyler

Success is not the absence of failure; it’s the persistence through failure.

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Bravery is the engine of change.

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I grew up on the back of a motorcycle – my dad didn’t have a car until I was a teenager.

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I can’t control what’s fair and unfair. I can’t control the nature of the business or the nature of society or the nature of the world, but what I can control is how I choose to see the world and what I choose to put back into it.

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I really love being busy because I am – feel like I am at my best when I am busy.

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You know, it’s about getting out there and having a good time. Not about worrying – all these young books for women are like I’m 29 with a closet full of Prada shoes and I can’t get a date. Come on.

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Marriage is a mystery, and part of it is just being kind to each other, not being selfish.

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I went to private school for two years, then Aptos Middle School, and I finished at McAteer. Several of my classmates at those schools are my friends today.

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I’m, like, a binge gamer.

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Marriage isn’t a carnival ride.

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Marriage isn’t a carnival ride.

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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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I was like, ‘I want us to stop using that term. I’m not a ‘girl gamer.’ I’m just a gamer.’ The reasons I love gaming are the same reasons everyone loves gaming.

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Wounds turn into scars and scars make you tough.

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The more people who come forward and talk about how much they love gaming, how much they talk about individuality and diversity, the more gamers of color that come out and gay gamers that come out and everybody talking about what they love – that’s what the community has in common: a love of gaming.

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I have a whole ‘Halo’ corner in my house. One time, when I went to Bungie, they gave me this awesome ‘Halo: Reach’ backpack. Usually, when you get stuff like that, it either ends up in the garage or going to charity. But I walk around with that ‘Halo: Reach’ backpack all the time, and I drink out of my ‘Halo: Reach’ bottle every day.

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I’m a think gamer with twitch tendencies.

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I think, like most gamers, I talk a good game.

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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.

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I tell jokes, chat with people, and make stuff.

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Comedy’s really about not being afraid to look terrible, look ugly, look silly, make fun of yourself. And that’s something that women are just not socialized to do. But more women are doing it, and more women have examples of women doing it brilliantly.

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For someone to say that marriage is only about procreation is a joke. I didn’t marry my husband to have children. I married my husband because I love my husband.

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You can’t control where you were born, the family you were born into, what you look like; you can’t control any of those circumstances. The only thing you can control is how you react.

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I love Toronto. I love it. I love Toronto. I love Canada. I can’t wait to get back. Can’t wait to have some Timbits.

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I am constantly re-evaluating my goals and trying to strike items from my to-do list that aren’t critical.

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I love fashion, and I love how it makes me feel, but it doesn’t rule my life.

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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.

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I married my husband because I loved him, and I don’t feel like there’s anybody missing from our marriage, but when you think about this person that you love, and you think about what a wonderful thing it would be to bring another person like that into this world, I think that’s the hardest part about all of it.

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A lot of people try to control how you access gaming. You know, they’re trying to prevent people from buying games.

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I was this weird little bookish giant.

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I started out being a stand up and writing my own material. That took me to ‘Talk Soup,’ where I was writing and performing for TV.

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I’m trying my hand at directing. I’m doing an independent movie that we haven’t started casting yet, but it’s like an edgy version of ‘Lethal Weapon’ and ’48 Hours,’ only with two women in it.

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When I get old and slow down I want to look behind me and see all the fire and the wreckage and no stone left unturned.

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If you’re a game company, you want to create a singular gaming experience, and part of that is doing stuff that nobody else is doing. If you’re trying to create a game that feels different, you’re going to create a lead that feels different. It’s not going to be just another white guy.

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One of the first movies my dad took me to see was the original ‘Road Warrior.’ And I was kind of raised on the action movies of that era: ‘The Terminator’ and ‘Die Hard’ and, of course, all of the ‘Star Wars’ movies.

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Pop culture hales you and wants you to fail.

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Yes, I do get recognized in public. It’s pretty nice.

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My hands are delicate and elegant, thank you very much. They’re well-kept; my nails are clean.

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If you have a secret, and it’s embarrassing to you, when you tell that story – you own it. It becomes yours, and no one can use it against you.

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I believe in hard work. I think that everything flows out of that.

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My dad, he was a construction worker. He was a butcher. He was a deep sea fisherman.

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There’s a clock ticking on the pregnancy thing, but not a clock ticking on adoption.

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I have this insane and unabated longing for San Francisco. I come up there every chance that I get.

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I’ve always loved video games. I played ‘Ms. Pac-man’ with my dad, and I Ioved ‘Galaga’ and ‘Tempest’ and grew up on the standing arcade games. Even to this day, my dad will call me if he’s playing ‘Ms. Pac-man’ and hold the phone up to the game.

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I don’t believe in superheroes but I love Batman movies. There’s a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic, the fantastic.

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There’s a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic, the fantastic.

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I might not agree with myself in a year.

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Comedy is ugly. It’s honest, it’s raw.

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On general principle, I boycott shows that don’t employ actors.

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Am I going to complain about being typecast as smart? I don’t think so.

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I’m black, and black don’t crack. It does droop.

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Pop culture is great, but it can be bad, at times.

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I can tell you this: Stand-up is not glamorous.

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