"I don't write literary fiction - I write books that are entertaining, but are also, I hope, well-constructed and thoughtful and funny and have things to say about men and women and families and children and life in America today."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Jennifer Weiner on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Jennifer Weiner on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Jennifer Weiner on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Jennifer Weiner on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Jennifer Weiner on Elbert Hubbard
"People say I'm not good at writing about men. My dad left when I was 16. Give me a break. I'm doing the best I can."
"I'm not cut out to be a famous person I can't do my hair and makeup well enough."
"Money is a tremendous advantage in just about everything, but in terms of reproduction, if you're a poor woman and you are infertile, it's like too bad, so sad. And if you are a wealthy woman, you can kind of buy whatever you want."
"The difference between people who believe they have books inside of them and those who actually write books is sheer cussed persistence - the ability to make yourself work at your craft, every day - the belief, even in the face of obstacles, that you've got something worth saying."