Facts about Joseph Epstein

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Joseph Epstein is a famous Writer from USA, he/she is still alive and was born January 9, 1937.

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He/she is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 23 quotes who is written / told by Joseph.

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Famous quotes by Joseph Epstein (23)


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"Not to like ice cream is to show oneself uninterested in food"
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"My wife who is non-Jewish regrets it all the time that I can say these terrible things about fellow Jews and she can't"
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"I know how deeply slothful I am"
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"I just know so many people who have six or seven foreign languages and have read everything and have musical training and they are still dorks"
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"Culture means, I think, that you have widened your experience enough through reading and through being a little bit thoughtful about these things that it has changed your outlook in some ways. And not necessarily made you a better human being but made you see things"
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"The pleasure of jogging and running is rather like that of wearing a fur coat in Texas in August: the true joy comes in being able to take the damn thing off"
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"The decisive moment in the defeat of upper class, capital-S, Society may have come when, in newspapers all over the nation, what used to be call the Society page was replaced by the Style section"
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"I think the story is my form"
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"I am the heterosexual Truman Capote"
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"I am basically a complainer and all the grounds for complaint have been swept out from under me"
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"No one has really ever defined what a friend is"
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"I myself think anti-Semitism is about envy"
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"We know the ideal isn't where the action is"
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"One of the pleasures of being a Jew, I don't have to tell you, it allows you anti-Semitism"
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"I should prefer to die laughing, and, on more than one occasion, thought I might"
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"I am married to someone I love"
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"I know how many days in which I have just answered e-mail, had three phone calls and a two hour lunch. Poof, gone. They are not infrequent"
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"I know from the middle distance I give off the look of being prolific, which is a funny compliment to receive"
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"One serious drawback about letters is that, in order to get them, one must send some out. When it comes to the mail, I feel it is better to receive than to give"
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"Of the seven deadly sins, only envy is no fun at all"
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"In recompense, envy may be the subtlest - perhaps I should say the most insidious - of the seven deadly sins"
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"Envy is never general, but always very particular - at least envy of the kind one feels strongly"
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"By the way, the secret of speaking French is confidence. Whether you are right or wrong, you don't hesitate"


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