Famous Quotes from ...

Erica Jong



    Will you ever? I dont think you will ever fully understand how you've touched my life and made me who I am.I don't think you could ever know just how truly special you are that even on the darkest nights you are my brightest star.

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    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.

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

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    Men and women, women and men, It will never work.

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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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    We are finally driven to monogamy not by morality but by exhaustion

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    There is a rhythm to the ending of a marriage just like the rhythm of a courtship /only backward. You try to start again but get into blaming over and over. Finally you are both worn out, exhausted, hopeless. Then lawyers are called in to pick clean the corpses. The death has occurred much earlier.

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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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    Sometimes it was worth all the disadvantages of marriage just to have that: one friend in an indifferent world

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    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

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    Bigamy is having one husband too many. Monogamy is the same.

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