Joan Rivers' 16 Best Quotes

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Joan Rivers' comedy was biting and frequently self-deprecating. She was often known to say things that got her in hot water, but it was her refusal to back down or apologize for her comedy that made her one of the funniest performers of all time.

Rivers died on September 4, 2014 at age 81. We're remembering some of the most amazingly funny and profoundly inspirational things she said over her 60-plus year career.