Twelve Leslie Knope Life Lessons
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Twelve Leslie Knope Life Lessons

Enjoy these quotes by the smartest, most accomplished woman on television.

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Twelve Leslie Knope Life Lessons

If there's any fictional woman that I'd want to be, it would be Leslie Knope. She is smart, creative, and tenacious. It's even implied that she became president! To get you through the week, here are some lessons by the goddess herself.


1. Remember that hard work yields results.

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2. Acknowledge your problems.

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3. Find ways to unload after a long day.

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4. Value your friendships.


5. Don't take criticism too seriously.

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6. Realize you can't please everyone.


7. Trust others to help lift you up.

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8. Take good care of your own emotional stability.

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9. Celebrate yourself...

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10. And your accomplishments.


11. Know your priorities.


12. Always remember that...

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