7 of Joan Rivers' Best Life Lessons, From Style Advice to Never Becoming Friends With Your Dog

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It is a sad day for the entertainment community and the world: Comedian Joan Rivers passed away at the age of 81 on Thursday morning. The Fashion Police host was on life support since last Thursday and her daughter Melissa confirmed her mother's death a week later. Rivers' career was never-slowing and lasted an impressive 50-plus years. And during her time in the spotlight, Rivers offered her fans an abundance of advice, from never becoming friends with your dog to being the change you want to see in the world. Seven of our favorite tips and lessons follow.

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