Frances Ann "Fran" Lebowitz is an American author.Born in Morristown, New Jersey, Lebowitz is best known for her sardonic social commentary on American life through her New York sensibilities. Some reviewers have called her a modern day Dorothy Parker.
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Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.
When we were young, we knew things. We knew basic history, even as it related to fashion. Now, when something reappears, an 18 year old has no clue that it's a revival. Despite the fact that they're almost always online they don't get references. I think that's part of why visual things are becoming so derivative.
Because of the Internet everybody sees the same stuff.
You can buy the clothes of New York, even if you're not living there. So I think that the accessibility, in this case, drives buying choices more than anything else.
You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters.
The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.
To me, the main difference between young people now and the people I was young with isn't so much style, it's the relationships they have with their parents. Their parents like them much more than ours liked us. Our parents weren't our friends. But now I see my friends on the phones with their, what, 30 - year - old kids? And they're talking about feelings.
I wish that real estate were cheaper and clothes were more expensive.
Life is something that happens when you can't get to sleep.
Money...buys privacy, silence. The less money you have, the noisier it is; the thinner your walls, the closer your neighbors.... The first thing you notice when you step into the house or apartment of a rich person is how quiet it is.
If you are truly serious abut preparing your child for the future, don't teach him to subtract teach him to deduct.
To put it rather bluntly, I am not the type who wants to go back to the land;
I am the type who wants to go back to the hotel.
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.
Don't bother discussing sex with small children. They rarely have anything to add.
When you leave New York, you are astonished at how clean the rest of the world is. Clean is not enough.
The telephone is a good way to talk to people without having to offer them a drink.
Designer clothes worn by children are like snowsuits worn by adults.
Few can carry it off successfully.
Your life story would not make a good book. Don't even try.
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.
Twenty-four-hour room service generally refers to the length of time that it takes for the club sandwich to arrive. This is indeed disheartening, particularly when you
Maybe it's superficial to exude a sense of confidence in one's clothes.
But it's also integral. We have an appearance. Not all of us are beautiful. But we can appear fine looking. So we should. Feeling good about an outfit is the point at which that outfit finally becomes good.
I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult.
Polite conversation is rarely either.
I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not.
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.
Remember that as a teenager you are in the last stage of your life when you will be happy to hear the phone is for you.
Children are the most desirable opponents at scrabble as they are both easy to beat and fun to cheat.
Radio news is bearable. This is due to the fact that while the news is being broadcast, the disk jockey is not allowed to talk.
I place a high moral value on the way people behave.
I find it repellent to have a lot, and to behave with anything other than courtesy in the old sense of the word - politeness of the heart, a gentleness of the spirit.
My favorite animal is steak.
Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step - it is an old business procedure.
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.
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.
The first time I ever saw platform shoes in the '70s, I knew they'd been revived from the '40s, and I felt sickened. And for whatever reason, they keep getting revived. They've come back four times. I wish we could let them die. They want to die. They were horrible then, they're horrible now.
The best fame is a writer's fame. It's enough to get a table at a good restaurant, but not enough to get you interrupted when you eat.