Quote by Joan Rivers:

Bo Derek turned down the role of Helen Keller because she couldn't remember the lines.

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Joan Alexandra Molinsky, known professionally as Joan Rivers, was an American comedian, actress, writer, producer, and television host. She was noted for her often controversial comedic persona—heavily self-deprecating and sharply acerbic, especially towards celebrities and politicians.

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Racist people, interestingly, are never as polite as smokers. Have you noticed that? Smokers always go, "Do you mind if I smoke? Oh, you do? Okay, I'll go outside and have a cigarette." Racist people never go, "Do you mind if I'm racist? Oh, I'll go outside … fucking blue people, eh? Coming here, steal our hamsters…"

My old man took me to a freak show. They said, "Get the kid outta here. He's distracting from the show."

You might be a redneck if you’ve ever stared at a can of orange juice because it said "concentrate."

People think being in your seventies means sitting around in a chair with a blanket over your legs, drooling.

Talent is luck. The important thing in life is courage.