Erica Mann Jong Quotes


27 Erica Mann Jong quotes:



"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Men and women, women and men, It will never work."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Relationships Quotes
"When I was a ten-year-old book worm and used to kiss the dust jacket pictures of authors as if they were icons, it used to amaze me that these remote people could provoke me to love"
"Women are the only exploited group in history to have been idealized into powerlessness."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: History Quotes
"Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Gossip Quotes
"Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Talent Quotes
"Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one is to blame."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Blame Quotes
"The job of the writer is to seduce the demons of creativity and make up stories. Often you go to bed with a man who claims to be a demon and later you find out he's just an everyday slob."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes
"Show me a woman who doesn't feel guilty and I'll show you a man."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Dating Quotes
"I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me. I have accepted fear as part of life specifically fear of change and fear of the unknown;and I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says, turn back, turn back,you'll die if you venture too far."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"Bigamy is having one husband too many. Monogamy is the same."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes
"No one to blame! That was why most people led lives they hated, with people they hated. How wonderful to have someone to blame! How wonderful to live with one's nemesis! You may be miserable, but you feel forever in the right. You may be fragmented, but you feel absolved of all the blame for it. Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Blame Quotes
"Fame means millions of people have the wrong idea of who you are."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Fame Quotes
"Jealousy is all the fun you think they had."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Envy Quotes
"The trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Risk Quotes
"And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Risk Quotes
"Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more."
"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."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed"
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Gossip Quotes
"Men and women, women and men; it will never work."
Author: Jong Quotes Category: Men And Women Quotes



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