Quotes by Fran Lebowitz

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My favorite animal is steak.
Polite conversation is rarely either.
Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
Humility is no substitute for a good personality.
If you can stay in love for more than two years, you're on something.
Having been unpopular in high school is not a just cause for book publication.
The telephone is a good way to talk to people without having to offer them a drink.
All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable.
Special-interest publications should realize that if they are attracting enough advertising and readers to make a profit, the interest is not so special.
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.
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
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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