Melissa McCarthy quotes

Born
August 26, 1970, Plainfield, Illinois, U.S.

Occupation
Actress.

Melissa McCarthy is an American actress.

I want pockets in my dresses. I put pockets in everything! I want pockets inside my pockets.
– Melissa McCarthy
Nothing’s more charming than someone who doesn’t take herself too seriously.
– Melissa McCarthy
I feel like I got hit with a lucky stick.
– Melissa McCarthy
Sometimes I wish I were just magically a size 6 and I never had to give it a single thought.
– Melissa McCarthy
I’m always tinkering with something – suddenly I’ll think I can work with wood, but then I’ll realize I can’t, so I go back to sewing.
– Melissa McCarthy
I believe in Heaven. I don’t believe that this is it, and then we’re done.
– Melissa McCarthy
I have caught my reflection and thought, ‘Oof. That girl is struggling. That girl is tired.’ I’ve had mornings where I’m like, ‘Oh God, I have weird hair.’
– Melissa McCarthy
When someone really believes in what they’re saying, but it’s crazy, it’s, like, my favorite thing on earth.
– Melissa McCarthy
If somebody’s doing something, and you’re laughing, and at the same time you’re so embarrassed for them, it’s my absolute kind of favorite type of laugh.
– Melissa McCarthy
Everybody’s a train wreck in their own very special way. But there’s something wildly freeing about someone who’s unapologetic, who knows they’re a wreck and doesn’t even try to hide it, just bulldozes through life.
– Melissa McCarthy
I think there are people who really love the comfort of their small town, and there are people who feel stuck by it.
– Melissa McCarthy
I’ve never felt like I needed to change. I’ve always thought, ‘If you want somebody different, pick somebody else.’ But sure, criticism can sometimes still get to me. Some things are so malicious, they knock the wind out of you.
– Melissa McCarthy
Comedy to me is all about the bumps and bruises and weird tics.
– Melissa McCarthy
I love to watch someone who just goes for it and isn’t worried about whether it’s silly or awkward or unflattering.
– Melissa McCarthy
Once you start writing a character visually, you’re in trouble.
– Melissa McCarthy
Famous doesn’t mean anything. Just because people know my face doesn’t mean they know us or that it makes us any more interesting or better.
– Melissa McCarthy
I do think comedy needs to be a living thing, but I think without a great script and fully realized characters, you cannot keep it living. Otherwise, it just becomes long and rambling, indulgent. So I think you need both, frankly.
– Melissa McCarthy
I think the whole reason I act is because it’s much more fun to be somebody else. I’m pretty boring.
– Melissa McCarthy