94 Total Quotes

Fran Lebowitz Quotes

Fran Lebowitz
Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw.
Fran Lebowitz
#American Journalist #Illness

Fran Lebowitz
Remember that as a teenager you are at the last stage of your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.
Fran Lebowitz
#Funny #Quote of the Day #American Journalist

Fran Lebowitz
I've done the calculation and your chances of winning the lottery are identical whether you play or not.
Fran Lebowitz
#American Journalist

Fran Lebowitz
No animal should ever jump up on the dining-room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation.
Fran Lebowitz
#American Journalist

Fran Lebowitz
The conversational overachiever is someone whose grasp exceeds his reach. This is possible but not attractive.
Fran Lebowitz
#American Journalist

Fran Lebowitz
Special-interest publications should realize that if they are attracting enough advertising and readers to make a profit, the interest is not so special.
Fran Lebowitz
#Interest

Fran Lebowitz
When you leave New York, you are astonished at how clean the rest of the world is. Clean is not enough.
Fran Lebowitz
#American Journalist

Fran Lebowitz
In the Soviet Union, capitalism triumphed over communism. In this country, capitalism triumphed over democracy.
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#American Journalist #Capitalism

Fran Lebowitz
If you're going to America, bring your own food.
Fran Lebowitz
#American Journalist #America

Fran Lebowitz
You're only has good as your last haircut.
Fran Lebowitz
#American Journalist

Fran Lebowitz
As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.
Fran Lebowitz
#Funny #American Journalist #Quote of the Day

Fran Lebowitz
Polite conversation is rarely either.
Fran Lebowitz
#American Journalist #Conversation

Fran Lebowitz
Humility is no substitute for a good personality.
Fran Lebowitz
#American Journalist #Humility

Fran Lebowitz
Spilling your guts is just exactly as charming as it sounds.
Fran Lebowitz
#Charming

Fran Lebowitz
Being a woman is of special interest only to aspiring male transsexuals. To actual women, it is simply a good excuse not to play football.
Fran Lebowitz
#American Journalist

Fran Lebowitz
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
Fran Lebowitz
#American Journalist #Ask

Fran Lebowitz
Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.
Fran Lebowitz
#American Journalist #Ideas

Fran Lebowitz
The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive - you
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#Appearance

Fran Lebowitz
If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.
Fran Lebowitz
#American Journalist