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
— The New York Times (@nytimes) December 29, 2016
“Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. ”
2. From Her Book, Postcards From The Edge
— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) December 30, 2016
“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
— Wide Open Pets (@wideopenpets) December 29, 2016
“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
Please stop debating about whetherOR not?aged well.unfortunately it hurts all3 of my feelings.My BODY hasnt aged as well as I have.Blow us??
— Carrie Fisher (@carrieffisher) December 29, 2015
5. On Star Wars
— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) December 29, 2016
“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
— It's a lawyer's life (@itsalawyerslife) December 28, 2016
“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
— CBS News (@CBSNews) December 29, 2016
“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.