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Erica Jong

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I have accepted fear as part of life – specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back....

— Erica Jong

#courage #fear #life #change

Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.

— Erica Jong

#talent #courage

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.

— Erica Jong

#hands #happens #life #own #take

It was easy enough to kill yourself in a fit of despair. It was easy enough to play the martyr. It was harder to do nothing. To endure your life. To wait.

— Erica Jong


Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.

— Erica Jong


Show me a woman who doesn't feel guilty and I'll show you a man.

— Erica Jong

#guilty #i #man #me #show

Someday every woman will have orgasms- like every family has color TV- and we can all get on with the business of life.

— Erica Jong

#sex #women #business

Beware of the man who denounces woman writers; his penis is tiny and he cannot spell.

— Erica Jong

#literary-criticism #sexism #writer

And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.

— Erica Jong

#even #more #risk #trouble #you

We are so scared of being judged that we look for every excuse to procrastinate.

— Erica Jong

#judgement #procrastination #life

About Erica Jong

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Erica Jong (née Mann; born March 26 1942) is an American author and teacher best known for her fiction and poetry.   Although it contains many sexual elements the book is mainly the account of a hypersensitive young woman in her late twenties trying to find who Erica Jong is and where Erica Jong is going. Career
A 1963 graduate of Barnard College with an M.

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