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Former child star, two-time Oscar winner, Hollywood icon, pioneering AIDS activist, and legendary piece of ass, Elizabeth Taylor, died today after a long battle with congestive heart failure at the age of 79. Star of over fifty films and of her own real life drama that would have made the greatest reality show of all time, Taylor was married eight times (twice to Richard Burton) and raised over $200 million for AIDS research during her lifetime. R.I.P

Here are a few of her famous quotes. To recap, she was hot and funny:

I suppose when they reach a certain age some men are afraid to grow up. It seems the older the men get, the younger their new wives get.

Big girls need big diamonds.

I am a very committed wife. And I should be committed too – for being married so many times.

I don’t think President Bush is doing anything at all about AIDS. In fact, I’m not sure he even knows how to spell AIDS.

If someone’s dumb enough to offer me a million dollars to make a picture, I’m certainly not dumb enough to turn it down.

It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.

The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they’re going to have some pretty annoying virtues.

Success is a great deodorant.

Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.