"Success didn't spoil me, I've always been insufferable."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Fran Lebowitz on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Fran Lebowitz on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Fran Lebowitz on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Fran Lebowitz on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."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."