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17 Quotes You Say Every Day That Came From Tina Fey’s Brain

Tina Fey is responsible, whether directly as the sole writer or indirectly as a TV showrunner, for some pretty amazing lines.

Between "30 Rock," "Mean Girls," and "The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," former "Saturday Night Live" head writer Tina Fey has -- or, at the very least, the amazingly funny people she hired to work for her have -- written some of the funniest lines of all time.

And in addition to being hilarious, they're also endlessly adaptable to any situation. Seriously, how many times have you jokingly asked your friends if butter is carb? A lot, we bet. Probably too many times.

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Since today (May 18) is Tina's birthday, here are the catchprases and jokes we've been unable to get out of our heads since we first heard them.

  1. When you're trying to be inspiring:
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  2. When you're watching your favorite show:
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  3. When you see something wrong on the Internet:
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  4. When you walk into the club like:
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  5. When you're feeling bummed out:
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  6. When your younger friends need advice:
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  7. When you hear about the newest food trend for the first time:
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    Artisan pickles? No thank you. Can't we go back to cronuts, please?

  8. When your parents take you somewhere fancy:
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    That's what you're supposed to say, right?

  9. When somebody judges you for looking TOO fly:
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  10. When your crush talks to you:
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  11. When you're hangry:
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    Were you eating mac and cheese? Doesn't matter. That's what you're gonna yell.

  12. When anything terrible happens to you:
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  13. When some dudebro invokes #NotAllMen and gets made when you call him out on it:
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    Sorry, bro, we don't make the rules.

  14. How you refer to your best friend:
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  15. When you're hitting the mall with friends:
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  16. Literally anytime you let your mind wander for more than three seconds:
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    MAN is that a catchy song, though.

  17. And last but not least...
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