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Famous Quotes by Fran Lebowitz (22 Quotations) 
1951-, American Journalist
 
Quote Bullet All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable.
Fran Lebowitz - [Beauty]

Quote Bullet Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
Fran Lebowitz - [Food and Eating]

Quote Bullet Being a woman is of special interest only to aspiring male transsexuals. To actual women it is merely a good excuse not to play football.
Fran Lebowitz - [Women]

Quote Bullet Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step -- it is an old business procedure.
Fran Lebowitz - [Opinions]

Quote Bullet Do not, on a rainy day, ask your child what he feels like doing, because I assure you that what he feels like doing, you won't feel like watching.
Fran Lebowitz - [Television]

Quote Bullet Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
Fran Lebowitz - [Food and Eating]

Quote Bullet Girls who put out are tramps. Girls who don't are ladies. This is, however, a rather archaic usage of the word. Should one of you boys happen upon a girl who doesn't put out, do not jump to the conclusion that you have found a lady. What you have probably found is a lesbian.
Fran Lebowitz - [Women]

Quote Bullet Humility is no substitute for a good personality.
Fran Lebowitz - [Humility]

Quote Bullet If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater suggest that he wear a tail.
Fran Lebowitz - [Dogs]

Quote Bullet 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 - [Suicide]



Quote Bullet If you're going to America, bring your own food.
Fran Lebowitz - [Food and Eating]

Quote Bullet Life is something you do when you can't get to sleep.
Fran Lebowitz - [Life and Living]

Quote Bullet Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met.
Fran Lebowitz - [Originality]

Quote Bullet Remember that 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 - [Youth]

Quote Bullet Stand firm in your refusal to remain conscious during algebra. In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.
Fran Lebowitz - [Mathematics]

Quote Bullet Success didn't spoil me, I've always been insufferable.
Fran Lebowitz - [Success]

Quote Bullet 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 are leaking.
Fran Lebowitz - [Appearance]

Quote Bullet The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.
Fran Lebowitz - [Conversation]

Quote Bullet There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness or death. Any attempt to prove otherwise constitutes unacceptable behavior.
Fran Lebowitz - [Peace of Mind]

Quote Bullet Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat.
Fran Lebowitz - [Food and Eating]

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