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10 Totally Inspiring Truth Bombs Mindy Kaling Just Dropped

"I'm living my dream life, so now I need to make more plans. Or just die, which sounds dramatic and cool."

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2. On female comedians who inspire her: "Emma Thompson gets overlooked for Sense and Sensibility. And I love Tina Fey. She has her thing and does it so well. She's like Tom Hanks."

4. On life goals and planning: "I had a plan up until now. I wanted my own show, now I need to make more plans. Or just die, which would be dramatic and cool."

6. On terrible life lessons: "The worst advice came from my first agent, back in 2004. She thought I needed to be skinnier in order to be on TV and told me to go on a juice cleanse. These days, like, everyone's on a juice cleanse so it's not a big deal."

8. On books aspiring (screen)writers should read: "My house is just full of scripts."

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She keeps copies of Freaks & Geeks, even though she says it's a drama and not a comedy, as well as The Princess Bride.

10. Instead of focusing on what could go wrong with your current place, she suggested: "Think of your art and the thing you want to do, not the politics of your situation."

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