"Girls are trained to say, ‘I wrote this, but it’s probably really stupid.’ Well, no, you wouldn’t write a novel if you thought it was really stupid. Men are much more comfortable going, ‘I wrote this book because I have a unique perspective that the world needs to hear.’ Girls are taught from the age of seven that if you get a compliment, you don’t go, ‘Thank you’, you go, ‘No, you’re insane.’"
"When you’re trying to be an actor, you don’t ever think you’re going to end up here," Wiig says, modestly referring to her stature in the entertainment world. "I feel so lucky. I started at The Groundlings. I did little shows in backyards and garages. You hope you can make a living doing something like this, but it’s always a surprise. You never expect it. I feel very lucky. I did just hear that Bill Murray mentioned my name. That’s nice, because Bill Murray is a hero of mine. If he mentions my name, I’m happy about that."