Top 7 Funniest Carrie Fisher Quotes And Tweets

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On Tuesday, we lost an icon. Actress Carrie Fisher, best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars movies, passed away at the age of 60 from a heart attack.

Here are some of her funniest quotes:

1. On Resentment

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. ”

2. From Her Book, Postcards From The Edge

“Karl Marx: “Religion is the opiate of the masses.”

Carrie Fisher: “I did masses of opiates religiously.”

From Postcards From The Edge

3. About Her Weight

“They always do [ask me to lose weight]. They want to hire part of me, not all of me. They want to hire about three-fourths, so I have to get rid of the fourth somehow. The fourth can’t be with me.”

from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

4. On Aging

5. On Star Wars

“I’ll go hang out with a bunch of robots for a few months and then return to my life and try to figure out what I want to do when I grow up.” – her memoir, “Shockaholic”

6. On The Famous Gold Bikini

“Tell them that a giant slug captured me and forced me to wear that stupid outfit, and then I killed him because I didn’t like it. And then I took it off. Backstage.” – her response to parents who complained about the action figures with her in that outfit.

7. About Her Own Obituary

“Now I think that this would make for a fantastic obit—so I tell my younger friends that no matter how I go, I want it reported that I drowned in moonlight, strangled by my own bra.”

Featured image via Twitter.