1. Joan Rivers
Not only does Joan Rivers dish it to anyone who manages to even peripherally get in her face, but she’s been making even more fun of herself for decades. So it all seems fine.
2. Aubrey Plaza
This should be self-evident by now.
3. Wanda Sykes
If Larry David has trouble going toe-to-toe with Wanda Sykes, then you know every fiber of her being must contain a significant amount of sass. From any show she’s acted in to her standup, Wanda knows how to move the sass-meter up to eleven.
4. Tina Fey
She wrote a book called, Bossypants, for Chrissakes. What more do you need to know? Well, here’s a couple other examples of her excellent sassin’.
She just doesn’t care.
… Which is certainly the most important feature when being Sassy.
5. Emma Stone
Emma Stone can, apparently, pull off not just sass-sass but classy sass as well—as illustrated above (and merely through her eyes). But, she’s more traditionally a comical sasser:
6. Alia Shawkat
Despite her somewhat-limited starring roles outside of Arrested Development, Alia Shawkat has already sassed enough to make it onto this list. Maeby Funke did it better than most others, from “marry me” to “that was a freebie,” her lines are unforgettable. And when Shawkat has taken on roles outside of it—such as in Ruby Sparks—she doesn’t let you forget them, either.
7. Sarah Silverman
From her standup to her appearances in shows and movies like The Aristocrats, Sarah Silverman is often TOO sassy. And that’s why this is one of the only quotes that’ll be appearing on this list. But you probably know that she has more than enough sass to go around.
8. Catherine Tate
From her own show to Doctor Who, to this past season of The Office, Catherine Tate can’t go anywhere without sassing someone—and she definitely ain’t bothered, though.
9. Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence has risen to fame because of her badass role in The Hunger Games, but IRL she’s best known for giving some of the funniest, sassiest interviews in the ‘wood. You don’t get a Tumblr dedicated to your constant killing-it unless you truly are, after all.
10. Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep is a timeless sasser. She’s been a leading lady for decades at this point, and though she can play the most serious to the most comedic roles, she does it all well.
How else could she have pulled off Miranda Priestly in The Devil Wears Prada?
Not to mention all of her amazing hand gestures…
And she’s not just sassy on screen.