"I'm not cut out to be a famous person I can't do my hair and makeup well enough."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Jennifer Weiner on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Jennifer Weiner on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Jennifer Weiner on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Jennifer Weiner on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Jennifer Weiner on Ambrose Bierce
"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 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."
"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."