I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody's passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading.

— Amy Poehler

Valuable Bossy quotations

Am I bossy? Absolutely. I don't like to lose, and if I'm told 'no', then I find another way to get my 'yes.'

Bossy quote I want every little girl who is told she is bossy to be TOLD she has leadership
I want every little girl who is told she is bossy to be TOLD she has leadership skills

Next time you're about to call your daughter bossy, take a deep breath and say, 'My daughter has executive leadership skills.'

Never underestimate the power of a bossy woman.

I am not bossy, I am the boss.

I mean, on the television, I've got to continue to be Star Jones Reynolds.

And I enjoy that. But in my real life, I'm a wife now. You can't really be bossy when you're married.

Girls are twice as likely as boys to avoid leadership roles for fear of being deemed 'bossy' by their peers.

No, you're not allowed to be bossy when you're married.

You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience.

Keeping a feminine approach is vital - men hate bossy females.

If you're sloppy, that's just fine. If you're moody, I won't mind. If you're fat, that's fine with me. If you're skinny, let it be. If you're bossy, that's all right. if you're nasty, I won't fight. If you're rough, well that's just you. If you're mean, that's all right too. Whatever you are is all okay. I don't like you anyway.

In your standard-issue family, of which few remain, but on which our expectations are still based, there are parents and there are children. The way you know which are which, aside from certain size and age differences and despite any behavior similarities, is that the parents are the bossy ones.

My, aren't we bossy today. Give a girl an army and it goes straight to her head.

I'll be bossy and damn proud! Banning words, please.

Try banning the system that produces polices that promote inequity.

Leadership does not mean being bossy, always telling others what to do.

No, leadership means going ahead, not putting others in the front. Good leaders lead by example, not by decree.

There are a lot of people who want to give orders and be bossy that don't deserve respect.

I've always been bossy.

I'm a perfectionist, so my bossiness definitely comes out.

I see it every day: People trying to create a home that somebody else tells them they should have. I don't care if it's a magazine or a bossy friend - when somebody says, 'This is what's elegant, this is what's trendy,' if it doesn't represent you, you're not going to be happy.

I'm going to try really hard not to be bossy, but I've only done stand-up comedy and then my own show where you're the total boss of everything!

If I was a guy I wouldn't be bossy, I would be strong.

If I was a guy I wouldn't be a micro-manager, I would be across the detail.

When you're convinced that you're right and you believe that you have the license to do anything because you're right, you can be bossy and you can be dangerous. You can be oppressive. You can be a tyrant.

You've turned into quite a bossy little thing," Myrnin said. "I think I might like it.

Lesson learned? When people say, "You really, really must" do something, it means you don't really have to. No one ever says, "You really, really must deliver the baby during labor." When it's true, it doesn't need to be said.

Women have made tons of progress. But we still have a small percentage of the top jobs in any industry, in any nation in the world. I think that's partly because from a very young age, we encourage our boys to lead and we call our girls bossy.

As a country and as a world, we are not comfortable with women in leadership roles. We call little girls bossy.

In real life, I tend to yell at people a lot.

Not because I'm bossy or mean, but because I'm frustrated.

I'm completely in charge of my own life now.

Sometimes there's no one there to slap me on the hand and say: 'Stop being so bullish and bossy,' and things like that.

I would hate people to think bossy is all I can do.

Politics and prostitution have to be the only jobs where inexperience is considered a virtue.

Yes, you are nosy. You're a dreadfully nosy, horribly bossy, appallingly clean old woman. Control yourself. You're victimizing us all.

I'm not bossy - I just happen to be more capable than most everyone else.

'Bossy' is someone who bosses people around without reason.

Colin [Farrell] I talked to several times on the phone, and I said, remember, we have only twenty-five days of doing the movie [Miss Julie], so you must know some of your text. I was a little un-feminist, I didn't want to say [bossy voice] "learn your text!" But when he came, he knew all his text.

The groves and thickets of smaller trees are full of blooming evergreen vines.

These vines are not arranged in separate groups, or in delicate wreaths, but in bossy walls and heavy, mound-like heaps and banks. Am made to feel that I am now in a strange land. I know hardly any of the plants, but few of the birds, and I am unable to see the country for the solemn, dark, mysterious cypress woods which cover everything.

It's easy to like someone from a distance.

But when she stopped being this amazing unattainable thing or whatever, and started being, like, just a regular girl with a weird relationship with food and frequent crankiness wh's kind of bossy--then I had to basically start liking a while different person.