"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."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Fran Lebowitz on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Fran Lebowitz on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Fran Lebowitz on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Fran Lebowitz on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Fran Lebowitz on Dalai Lama
"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."