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15 totally genius pieces of life advice as told by Lisa Vanderpump

Arielle Tschinkel is a pop culture junkie who went to NYU because the Olsen twins went to NYU (really). She is an entertainment writer whose work has also been featured on Bustle, Hollywood.com, EpicThings and many others; and she's livi...

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Lisa knows best

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#1/16:

Lisa knows best

Despite being worth an estimated $65 million, Lisa Vanderpump is the realest of the Housewives and full of genius life advice.

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Keep them very close

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Keep them very close

As she told E!, "I’m not in this business or on this show to put down my cast mates or get into a bitchfest; that’s not who I am."

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And don't cry if you lose the bad ones

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And don't cry if you lose the bad ones

Lisa channels her inner Beyoncé, letting her haters know there's a box to the left.

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Surround yourself with good people

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Surround yourself with good people

LVDP told Lifetime, "I would always rather work with women who I look up to, respect and admire."

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Know your worth

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Know your worth

In friendships, of course, but life in general too.

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Second chances shouldn't come easy

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Second chances shouldn't come easy

When it comes to protecting your heart, LVDP knows what's up.

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Stand up for what's right

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Stand up for what's right

As she told Locale magazine, "Stand up for what’s right and what you believe and give back to your community."

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You've gotta keep everyone in check

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You've gotta keep everyone in check

But always be polite — she did say please after all.

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Even when it comes to dating

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Even when it comes to dating

Sorry, boys. LVDP has standards. Meet 'em or get out.

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She's great at medical advice too

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She's great at medical advice too

Shall we call her Dr. Vanderpump?

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But after a long day...

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But after a long day...

The only way a queen like her should be greeted.

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There's simply only one cure

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There's simply only one cure

Get it, girl!

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And even though haters are gonna hate

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And even though haters are gonna hate

A well-placed eye roll is key.

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Shake it off

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Shake it off

Taylor Swift may have said it originally, but it was this Housewife who mastered the art.

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And remember to always see the humor in life

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And remember to always see the humor in life

Vanderpump told Locale magazine, "Comfort all your struggles with humor because without humor life is a dull place."

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