Quotation by Fran Lebowitz

Being offended is the natural consequence of leaving one's home. I do not like after- shave lotion, adults who roller-skate, children who speak French, or anyone who is unduly tan. I do not, however, go around enacting legislation and putting up signs.
Fran Lebowitz (b. 1950), U.S. humorist. Social Studies, ch. 18 (1981).

Lebowitz, a dedicated smoker, was reacting against strictures on public smoking.
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