Facts about Erica Jong

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Erica Jong is a famous Novelist from USA, he/she is 77 years old and still alive, born March 26, 1942.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Erica, under the main topic Women.

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Famous quotes by Erica Jong (31)


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"Men and women, women and men. It will never work"
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"The stones themselves are thick with history, and those cats that dash through the alleyways must surely be the ghosts of the famous dead in feline disguise"
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"Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame"
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"Show me a woman who doesn't feel guilty and I'll show you a man"
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"If you don't risk anything, you risk even more"
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"Ambivalence is a wonderful tune to dance to. It has a rhythm all its own"
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"There is still the feeling that women's writing is a lesser class of writing, that what goes on in the nursery or the bedroom is not as important as what goes on in the battlefield, that what women know about is a less category of knowledge"
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"Men and women, women and men. It will never work"
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"I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back"
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"Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads"
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"Singularity shows something wrong in the mind"
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"He who can take advice is sometimes superior to him who can give it"
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"Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed"
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"And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more"
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"I write lustily and humorously. It isn't calculated; it's the way I think. I've invented a writing style that expresses who I am"
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"Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood"
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"Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears. In that part of the American brain lately vacated by God"
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"The trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more"
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"Fame means millions of people have the wrong idea of who you are"
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"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't"
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"You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame"
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"You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy"
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"Solitude is un-American"
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"Perhaps all artists were, in a sense, housewives: tenders of the earth household"
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"Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends"
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"Women are the only exploited group in history to have been idealized into powerlessness"
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"Men have always detested women's gossip because they suspect the truth: their measurements are being taken and compared"
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"It is the city of mirrors, the city of mirages, at once solid and liquid, at once air and stone"
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"No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool. Writers, alas, have to be fools in public, while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks"
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"Jealousy is all the fun you think they had"
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"In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue. If we have enough friends, we may go on for years, intending to leave, talking about leaving - instead of actually getting up and leaving"


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