"Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Fran Lebowitz on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Fran Lebowitz on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Fran Lebowitz on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Fran Lebowitz on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Fran Lebowitz on Winston Churchill
"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."
"Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step - it is an old business procedure."
"There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness or death. Any attempt to prove otherwise constitutes unacceptable behavior."
"Food is an important part of a balanced diet."
"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."