Fran Lebowitz Quotes

Fran Lebowitz Quotes: If thine enemy offend thee, give his child a drum.
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Fran Lebowitz Quote: Take away a man's actual sense of manhood - which is conventionally based on the ability to work, to earn money, to be self-sufficient, to provide for children - and you've got to give them something else. And they did.
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Quotes about Fran Lebowitz: Now people need special costumes to ride bicycles. I mean, a helmet, what, are you an astronaut??
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Quote about 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.
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Fran Lebowitz Sayings: Being offended is a natural consequence of leaving the house.
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Fran Lebowitz Saying: In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.
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Sayings about Fran Lebowitz: I'm not a Communist. I'm an American. I'm a capitalist. I mean, I'm not a very good capitalist, myself. I'm not very good at it, but it's not that I'm not for capitalism. But people who believe in things like corporate citizenship, it's idiotic. I mean, it shows you're an idiot.
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Saying about Fran Lebowitz: I'm such a slow writer I have no need for anything as fast as a word processor. I don't need anything so snappy. I write so slowly that I could write in my own blood without hurting myself.
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Fran Lebowitz Quotes: Why not have your first baby at sixty, when your husband is already dead and your career is over? Then you can really devote yourself to it.
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Fran Lebowitz Quote: Local television shows do not, in general, supply make-up artists. The exception to this is Los Angeles, an unusually generous city in this regard, since they also provide this service for radio appearances.
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Quotes about Fran Lebowitz: Communism requires of its adherents that they arise early and participate in a strenuous round of calisthenics. To someone who wishes that cigarettes came already lit the thought of such exertion at an hour when decent people are just nodding off is thoroughly abhorrent.
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Quote about Fran Lebowitz: Perhaps the least cheering statement ever made on the subject of art is that life imitates it.
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Fran Lebowitz Sayings: Everything in Japan is hidden. Real life has an unlisted phone number.
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Fran Lebowitz Saying: Most writers write too much. I have the exact opposite problem. I feel I could write almost anything in a paragraph. I have a natural ability to condense, and so I often think,
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Sayings about Fran Lebowitz: Do not have your child's hair cut by a real hairdresser in a real hairdressing salon. He is, at this point, far too short to be exposed to contempt.
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Saying about Fran Lebowitz: Writers have problems writing sex scenes, because writing one really well is pornography.
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Fran Lebowitz Quotes: Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.
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Fran Lebowitz Quote: I woke up at five o'clock in the morning with the whole first paragraph in my head. Now, this just shows what a slothful person I am: I tried to go back to sleep.
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