9 Hilarious quotes from today's funniest ladies

Jan 26, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. ET
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Enjoy some deep thoughts and words of wisdom from these comedic powerhouses. Perhaps they will give you insight into how their brilliant minds work.

The last five years have seen a steady if not-so-graceful rise of women in comedy, from Amy Poehler and Mindy Kaling taking over prime-time television to Tina Fey taking over pretty much everything else.

Along the way, these women have given us some stellar one-liners in their books, movies, TV shows, and web series that are too numerous to count. However, here's a list of nine that I think epitomize the awesome hilarity each one puts out into the world on a regular basis. As women are unique as snowflakes, so too are the disgusting, crass, ridiculous things they let fall out of their mouths. Here are some of the best.

Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy quote

Mindy Kaling

Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Handler

Tina Fey

Tine Fey

Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham

Ellie Kemper

Ellie Kemper

Aubrey Plaza

aubrey plaza

Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler

Jenny Slate

Jenny Slate

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