“I foresee a day when astronauts are the new rock stars, and it will be cool to do well in math class. It will be cool to have ambition. It will simply be really cool to be smart.”—Neil deGrasse Tyson in an interview
“Upon my historic presidential election - I can’t believe the vote was unanimous! - my first action would be to hold a large breakfast symposium…since most of the people at this symposium would be men, I’d ask Beyonce to perform “Run the World (Girls)” while she and I stand next to a giant lion, like in the video, just so they’d all remember who’s boss.
(I should note my personal chef would be required to provide breakfast food for all meals, in every room of the White House, forever. No exceptions. A Knope presidency will be a waffle-based presidency and everyone has to deal with that.)”—Daily Variety Magazine, June 7, 2012 “The Audacity of Knope” by Leslie Knope