Comedy

Seven Life Lessons Learned from Comedian Phyllis Diller (1917-2012)

Phyllis Diller was an actress and comedian (though she wouldn't admit to the latter) who was known for her quick wit, self deprecation, and signature laugh.

Diller passed away this morning, according to TMZ. She was 95.

The entertainer made a name for herself in the 60s and cracked jokes alongside comedy greats including Bob Hope.

She had her own show, was in films including Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!, Eight on the Lam, and The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell, and lent her voice to animated movies including Scooby-Doo, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, and Family Guy.

She also left countless bits of advice and priceless one-liners. Here are a few of our favorites:

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