Smiling is definitely one of the best beauty remedies— Rashida Jones
The most unpopular Rashida Jones quotes that will transform you to a better person
I have six brothers and sisters. We all look totally different: blonde hair, curly hair, green eyes, dark eyes, dark skin, light skin. It's just how it is.
Fail fast. Fail often... The most talented people in the world have bad ideas. That's a good thing to learn.
I was like, 'Oh, my God, girls are so pretty and soft.
No stubble burn! What am I doing with guys?' [I] haven't dipped back since, but I was very appreciative of the experience.
I am generally cast as the dependable, affable, loving, friend-wife-girlfriend.
I'm not easily offended. I have a pretty high tolerance for raunchiness or shock value, so I'm the wrong person to use as a gauge.
There've been times when I have existential conversations with myself, and I've thought about leaving and trying to apply my education better. But ultimately it doesn't really matter. Learning how to write, learning how to write papers and structure, that's been very helpful for writing.
I definitely work pretty hard to stay present and focused.
I've also tried to create a life for myself where I'm surrounded by honest, loyal, and funny people, because I like to laugh.
I do feel there is a certain amount of distance and apathy that's created when you feel like there's a distance between you and the other people. So it's very easy to... when you have an app that sets it up where you very clearly swipe somebody's face off of your screen because you don't like the way they look, you're asking people to not appeal to their best selves. You're asking people to be brutal.
I find it scary to sing - scarier than acting actually.
For the most part, there's so much of me in my characters.
Streaking through a large crowd has always been a secret fantasy of mine.
Music will always be a part of my life, but career-wise, acting is where my heart is.
Mostly, though, college was me trying to look cooler than I was.
There were definitely some Carhartt jeans and backward kangol caps in my repertoire.
I think people kind of come in who they are, and it sort of doesn't even matter who their parents are - it can affect you a little bit, and you can be guided and shaped.
I do have very strong, very conflicted feelings about rating systems and social media.
I did a lot of theater in school. I thought maybe I wanted to go to law school or be a judge or a politician. And then I just kind of got smitten by the process of rehearsal and working with other actors and those kinds of challenges. And then comedy.
My dad always tell me to make decisions from love and not from fear.
I have a lot of girlfriends, but there's something that's so easy for me about hanging out with guys. It's fun, because I feel like they accept me right back, which is really nice.
I think I'm a natural appreciator of comedy.
I was definitely not the girl in junior high that all the guys wanted to date. They wanted to date my friends - which was great, because I had to be funny.
I wish for myself as an adult that I cared less what people thought of me, especially people who don't know me.
If you feel like you can't actually do the right thing and you're headed off into the field of justice, maybe there's no point in going into it.
The minute you feel like there's nothing left to learn, whether it's with your career or life, you're done.
The justice system is flawed, and that just because you're overtly guilty doesn't actually mean you're actually going to go away, to jail.
Invest in your brain, invest in your talents.
Those things can appreciate and they get better as you get older.
You can love somebody and it can change your life but it doesn't mean that you're necessarily right to be together forever, but that love will change your life forever. And that's okay.
You can't really invest in your looks as the only thing because it's a depreciating asset. It's like putting money into a stock that's going down.
Sometimes I look at where we've come to, and how much technology and advancement there is, and I can't believe that we're not this perfectly balanced, beautiful, peaceful society. I'm shocked that we're so deeply polarized, that there are people who want progress and they feel guilty for wanting progress, because it somehow seems un-American, because being American means staying ignorant and going backward.
I would [call myself a feminist], yes, I believe in the unadulterated advancement of women. And we have so far to go still.
Once, a friend’s mom said to me when I was very young 'You can't really invest in your looks as the only thing because it's a depreciating asset. I think this is trueit’s like putting money into a stock that’s going down. Put your money, put your effort, invest in your brain and talent which will appreciate and get better as you get older.
I've been really lucky with acting, in that I can do things I believe in and feel good about, and feel good about myself. If for some reason one day that ends, I won't do it anymore. If I feel like I have to compromise myself to continue to be in this industry, I don't want to do that.
People are very nice to me, and they've been nice as my career has gotten better and I've gotten more jobs. But the reality is that if I decided tomorrow that I didn't want to act anymore, it's not like people are going to be like, "Please, come back!"
People don't believe this, but Hollywood really is a meritocracy.
I took a Groundlings class in my 20s, and I was terrible.
They didn't even pass me to the next level.
I've never been in a writer's room.
I do have designers that I love to wear, like Philip Lim and Marc Jacobs whose stuff I know will look good on my body. But still, I always like to express myself by changing things up.
Everything French is amazing, especially creme brulee, but then burnt sugar works for me in any capacity.
Timing is everything with relationships.
There's room for everything in everybody.
With acting, the stark reality for women is that it's nearly impossible to get older in an elegant fashion as an actress. Either you're fighting your age, or you're having to own it in a way that feels inelegant, or you're Meryl Streep and you're an angel from God.
I love going to weddings.
I was a chubby, chubby little tub-tub.
At the times when it mattered: twelve, thirteen, and fourteen. I'm so happy I was. If you're beautiful young, you really miss out on developing parts of yourself.
I would [call myself a feminist], yes.
I believe in the unadulterated advancement of women. And we have so far to go still. I do think because women are so clever and flexible and such good communicators, it been hard for men to evolve and keep up. I think we could do a little better to help them out.
Women tend to double-speak - I'm definitely guilty of that.
Everything is about consumerism. If there's money to be made, there will be an audience and people will feel empowered and I truly believe that women haven't fully tapped into their potential as a market.
I realize my need to be liked or my need for strangers to rate me well, even with their words and their thoughts, I'm not alone in that, and the whole thing is set up culturally so we feel that way.
People are not enjoying life because they're trying to be something or brand themselves.
It's really fun to write cuss words. Just in general.
Be friendly to everybody; protect yourself; people sometimes want a piece of you for no good reason; and always do things out of love not fear.
I would be an idiot to say comedy is easy, but it does come naturally. It never feels forced.