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56 'Parks And Rec' Quotes To Use As Instagram Captions That Will Get Ron Swanson To Like Your Photo

"Friends, waffles, and work. Or Waffles, friends, work. But work has to come third."

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56 'Parks And Rec' Quotes To Use As Instagram Captions That Will Get Ron Swanson To Like Your Photo
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"Parks and Recreation" is one of my favorite shows ever. It's one of the only shows that I've been able to watch over and over, and it still never fails to make me laugh. It's about friendship, love, and breakfast food. Who doesn't relate to that? What better way to encapsulate the message of the show than to use some of their quotes on your Instagram? Here are some quotes to bring a little Pawnee to your followers' Instagram feed!

1. “You know my code. Hoes before bros. Uteruses before duderuses. Ovaries before Brovaries.” - Leslie Knope

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2. “We have to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles and work. Or waffles, friends, work. But work has to come third.” -Leslie Knope

3. “I have no idea what I’m doing, but I know I’m doing it really, really well.”-Andy Dwyer

4. “If you ever speak to me in Spanish, please use the formal ‘usted.’” -April Ludgate

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5. “I know what I’m about, son.” -Ron Swanson

6. “If I had a stripper name, it would have to be Equality.” -Leslie Knope

7. “There has never been a sadness that can't be cured by breakfast foods.” -Ron Swanson

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8. “What I hear when I’m being yelled at is people caring loudly at me.” -Leslie Knope

9. “Any dog under 50 pounds is a cat and cats are useless.” -Ron Swanson

10. “I guess I kind of hate most things, but I never really seem to hate you.” -April Ludgate

11. “Dear Frozen Yogurt, you are the celery of desserts. Be ice cream, or be nothing.” -Ron Swanson

12. “I am not ashamed to say I am often inspired by myself.” -Leslie Knope

13. “Treat yo’ self.” -Donna Meagle

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14. “I don’t even have time to tell you how wrong you are. Actually, it’s gonna bug me if I don’t.” -Ben Wyatt

15. "How do I explain her? She's as respected as Mother Teresa, she's as powerful as Stalin, and she's as beautiful as Margaret Thatcher." -Leslie Knope

16. “When they say 2% milk, I don’t know what the other 98% is.” -Andy Dwyer

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17. “When life gives you lemons, you sell some of your grandma's jewelry and you go clubbin'.” -Jean Ralphio Saperstein

18. “Time is money, money is power, power is pizza, and pizza is knowledge.” -April Ludgate

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19. “I really am amazing.” -Tom Haverford

20. “You are awesome and everyone else sucks.” -April Ludgate

21. “Gotham needs me.” -Ben Wyatt

22. “So you’ve gone insane. That’s fun.” -April Ludgate

23. “Never half-ass two things. Whole-ass one.” -Ron Swanson

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24. “There’s like a 30% chance they’ll both die.” -Ben Wyatt

25. “Dress code: Black tie optional. Just like life.” -Tom Haverford

26. “I don’t want to do things. I want to not do things.” -April Ludgate

27. “When I bet on horses, I never lose. Why? Because I bet on all the horses.” -Tom Haverford

28. “I am very powerful and feared by many.” -April Ludgate

29. “Oh no, no, no. I'm not lonely, I have me!” -Chris Traeger

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30. “I’d wish you the best of luck, but I believe that luck is a concept created by the weak to explain their failures.” -Ron Swanson

31. “The only things I like are dogs, sleeping late, and weird birthmarks.” -April Ludgate

32. “I’m fine. It’s just that life is pointless, and nothing matters, and I’m always tired.” -Andy Dwyer

33. “I’m super chill all the time.” -Leslie Knope

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34. “We should talk soon. I almost bought a toe ring the other day.” -Ann Perkins

35. “Ann, you beautiful, sassy mannequin come to life.” -Leslie Knope

36. "I think it’s pointless for humans to paint scenes of nature when they can go outside and stand in it.” -Ron Swanson

37. “Thank you alcohol.” -April Ludgate

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38. “My brain is on fire. I’m dying.” -Chris Traeger

39. “It’s really hard to say congrats without sounding sarcastic.” -Ann Perkins

40. “There is no quiet anymore, there is only Doc McStuffins.” -Ron Swanson

41. “My anxiety has kept me up for over 50 hours.” -Chris Traeger

42. “I’m like an elephant, OK? If I walk into a room it’s like, OK, he’s in there.” -Tom Haverford

43. “Well, I salsa your face.” -Ann Perkins

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44. “I think that comic sans always screams fun, right?” -Jerry Gergich

45. “History began July 4th, 1776. Anything before that was a mistake.” -Ron Swanson

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46. “Just remember, every time you look up at the moon, I, too, will be looking at a moon. Not the same moon, obviously. That’s impossible.” -Andy Dwyer

47. "Can't make a good soup, can't do a handstand in a pool. Can't spell the word lieutenant. There are a lot of cant's in my life right now." -Leslie Knope

48. “Just hit a fire hydrant, but I survived. #Unbreakable.” -Tom Haverford

49. “Fleetwood Mac Sex Pants. New band name. I call it. Ooh, you know what? Maybe just Fleetwood Mac.” -Andy Dwyer

50. “Scientists believe that the first human being who will live 150 years has already been born. I believe I am that human being.” -Chris Traeger

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51. “Yes, I’m a hunter… And, it’s “You” season.” -Donna Meagle

52. “I was sobbing at a pizza buffet, and they asked me to leave.” -Ann Perkins

53. “I think you’ve got several options. They’re all terrible…but you have them.” -Chris Traeger

54. “Stay away from wine. Wine is crying juice.” -Donna Meagle

55. “Everything is A-okay coolio beans.” -Ben Wyatt

56. “When people get too chummy with me, I like to call them by the wrong name to let people know I don’t really care about them.” -Ron Swanson

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So the next time you feel uninspired when trying to craft the perfect caption, think of our favorite Pawnee citizens and remember to "Treat yo' self!"

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