Parks and Recreation Quotes
- Season 1
- Season 2
- Season 3
- Season 4
- Season 5
- Ms. Knope Goes to Washington
- Soda Tax
- How a Bill Becomes a Law
- Sex Education
- Halloween Surprise
- Ben's Parents
- Leslie vs. April
- Pawnee Commons
- Ron and Diane
- Two Parties
- Women in Garbage
- Ann's Decision
- Emergency Response
- Leslie and Ben
- Correspondents' Lunch
- Animal Control
- Article Two
- Jerry's Retirement
- Swing Vote
- Are You Better Off?
- Season 6
- London (Part 1)
- London (Part 2)
- The Pawnee-Eagleton Tip Off Classic
- Gin It Up!
- Recall Vote
- The Cones of Dunshire
- Second Chunce
- New Beginnings
- Farmers Market
- Ann and Chris
- The Wall
- New Slogan
- Galentine's Day
- Flu Season 2
- One in 8,000
- Moving Up (Part 1)
- Moving Up (Part 2)
- Season 7
Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation centers on Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the parks department of the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana, who is determined to use her position to improve the lives of the town's residents.
Starring: Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe, Jim O'Heir, Retta.
Original Run: 2009-2015.
Quote of the Day
Saturday, May 8, 2021
Tom: I don't understand. I was great. I was like Mark Z in The Social "N." My testimony was amazing for your case.
Ron Swanson: But it wasn't the truth. And neither was yours. You even called me a... [whispers] vegetarian. What if that testimony leaks? How will people ever respect me?
April: Ugh, whatever. The truth is stupid. I only tell the truth when it makes me sound like I'm lying.
Tom: Yeah, lying is all I know. It's how I was able to scrape by on the streets of Bombay and make it on the Indian version of Who Wants To Be a Millionaire and get reunited with the love of my life, Latika.
Ron Swanson: That's your will? You need that many pages to say, "Give my stuff to my wife"?
Ben: It's a complicated legal document.
Ron Swanson: It doesn't have to be. I've had the same will since I was eight years old.
Ben: "Upon my death, all of my belongings shall transfer to the man or animal who has killed me." What are these weird symbols?
Ron Swanson: The man who kills me will know.
Ranger Patrick: Hey, Ron. You're not going to slaughter that pig here, are you?
Ron Swanson: Not to worry. I have a permit.
Ranger Patrick: This just says, "I can do what I want."
Ron Swanson: I am the director of the Parks Department, and this is a park.
Ranger Patrick: It's not a Parks thing. It's against, like, three laws and a dozen health codes.
Ron Swanson: Fine. Barbecue is postponed until I can go pick up some meat from the Food 'n' Stuff. Let's go, Tom. No, pig Tom. [Donna laughs]
Ron Swanson: [aside to camera] Tom and April were excellent witnesses in my defense. Unfortunately, every single word out of their mouths was a lie. There's only one thing I hate more than lying. Skim milk. Which is water that's lying about being milk.
The best quotes from Andy Dwyer's alter-ego, Burt Macklin, FBI.
Duke Silver is Ron Swanson's saxophone-playing alter-ego, and leader of the Duke Silver Trio.
A selection of quotes dedicated to Ben Wyatt's favorite food, the 'portable, delicious meal' that is a calzone.
Tom: Hey. Here's a fun game. Let's talk minimum acceptable thread count for sheets.
Ann: Ooh, that does sound fun.
Tom: Stop me when I hit it.
Ann: 1,000... 800... 700... 600?
Tom: Ann, I'm at 600. Are you really not stopping me?
Ann: I have those cotton t-shirt sheets.
[aside to camera:]
Tom: It's always the most beautiful ladies who hurt you the worst.
Tom: Business at Rent-a-Swag could not be better. Yesterday Jaden Smith came in, and he was like, "Look, I want to quit the music/acting business and work here with you." And I was like, "Jaden, be serious. The world needs you. You have a gift."
Trevor Nelsson: Ever since my client opened his store across the street, your sales have plummeted. It's only a matter of time before you're out of business. But my client has had a moment of weakness, something he referred to as "sympathy"? He's made you a final offer... $40,000 for Rent-a-Swag and all of its contents. I suggest you take it.
Tom: Well, I've heard all the facts, and it's pretty obvious what I have to do... Get a big old mug of hot chocolate, put on my thinking PJs, and get back to you.
Trevor Nelsson: The offer is valid for 48 hours. We would also be interested in acquiring your thinking PJs.
Tom: Listen to me very carefully. No matter what happens, you will never acquire my thinking PJs or my YouTube blazer... Nonnegotiable.
Tom: [sings] I'm tryin' to find the words to describe this girl Without bein' disrespectful
[aside to camera:]
Tom: Getting the book into Joan's book club will really help Leslie. But it'll also help my company, Entertainment 7Twenty. At the risk of bragging, one of the things I'm best at is riding coattails. Behind every successful man, is me, smiling and taking partial credit.