Fran Lebowitz Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old fran lebowitz quotes, fran lebowitz sayings, and fran lebowitz proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Humility is no substitute for a good personality.      

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Food is an important part of a balanced diet.      

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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.     

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Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.     

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Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.     

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Think before you speak. Read before you think.     

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

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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.     

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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.     

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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.     

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If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater suggest that he wear a tail.     

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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

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.     

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Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one.     

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Life is something that happens when you can't get to sleep.     

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Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a dance step – it's an old business procedure.     

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I never took hallucinogenic drugs because I never wanted my consciousness expanded one unnecessary iota.     

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Food is an important part of a balanced diet.     

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Large, naked, raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who live in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter.     

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Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one.     

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Breakfast cereals that come in the same colors as polyester leisure suits make oversleeping a virtue.     

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Los Angeles is a large city like area surrounding the Beverly Hills Hotel.     

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I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not.     

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You're only as good as your last haircut.     

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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

Food is an important part of a balanced diet.     

Fran Lebowitz

If you removed all of the homosexuals and homosexual influence from what is generally regarded as American culture, you would pretty much be left with "Let's Make a Deal."     

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Violet will be a good color for hair at just about the same time that brunette becomes a good color for flowers.     

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The downfall of most diets is that they restrict your intake of food.     

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Spilling your guts is just exactly as charming as it sounds.     

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