Liz Lemon is one of the best comedic characters on TV these days with her wavering moral values, horrible habits, and lack of respect for herself and others.
With all that quality integrity in mind, here are some of our favorite Lemon life theories and quotes that are so ridiculous and hilarious that they have become 30 Rock Liz Lemon-isms!
1. Lemon on Religion - Tracy: So what's your religion, Liz Lemon?
Liz: I pretty much just do whatever Oprah tells me to. - 1.17, The Fighting Irish
2. Lemon on Race - No, Tracy took advantage of my white guilt, which is supposed to be used only for good, like over-tipping and supporting Barack Obama. - 1.5, Jack-Tor
3. Lemon on Economics - I need to do that thing that rich people do where they turn money into more money. Can you teach me how to do that? - 2.4, Rosemary's Baby
4. Lemon on Nutrition - Thanks, it's my own recipe. I use cheddar cheese instead of water. - 3.11, St. Valentine's Day
5. Lemon on the Media - If reality TV has taught us anything, it's that you can't keep people with no shame down. - 2.12, Subway Hero
6. Lemon on Forgiveness - Jack Donaghy is gonna kill me and then he's gonna kill you and then he's gonna fold us up in a pizza and eat us. - 1.9, The Baby Show
7. Lemon on the Importance of Honesty - Liz: No, I'm going to tell Drew that I'm having a little welcome to the building party for him but there is no party and then when he shows up I'll laugh and say 'oh it's the wrong night' and then he'll laugh and say one glass couldn't hurt and then I will put my mouth on his mouth. - 3.10, Generalissimo
8. Lemon on Workplace Relations - Liz: I hate going up to Donaghy's office even for something normal. I always feel like I'm entering the Death Star. I swear if Donaghy does this [does Darth Vader force strangle] at me, I'll run. - 1.4, Jack the Writer
9. Lemon on Interracial Dating - Jenna: Steven played the race card. What did you do?
Liz: What could I do? I picked up the check and made out with him a little bit in the taxi. - 1.16, The Source Awards
10. Lemon on her Great Nation - Liz: Why do you sound surprised? I love America. Just because I think gay dudes should be allowed to adopt kids and we should all have hybrid cars doesn't mean I don't love America. - 1.15, Hard Ball
What are your favorite Liz Lemon-isms?