Erica Jong Quotes

Love is everything it's cracked up to beIt really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

~ Erica Jong

If you don't risk anything you risk even more.

~ Erica Jong

Everyone has a talent. What is rare is the courage to nurture it in solitude and to follow the talent to the dark places where it leads.

~ Erica Jong

I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me. I have accepted fear as a part of life--specifically the fear of change, the fear of the unknown and I have gone ahead despite the pounding in my heart that says turn back, turn back, you'll die if you venture too far.

~ Erica Jong

Friends LOVE misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too luck or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.

~ Erica Jong

True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.

~ Erica Jong

I know some good marriages -- marriages where both people are just trying to get through their days by helping each other, being good to each other.

~ Erica Jong

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.

~ Erica Jong

Advice is what you ask for when you already know the answer but wish you didn't.

~ Erica Jong

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

~ Erica Jong

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