Erica Jong (née Mann; born March 26, 1942) is an American novelist, satirist, and poet, known particularly for her 1973 novel Fear of Flying. The book became famously controversial for its attitudes towards female sexuality and figured prominently in the development of second-wave feminism. According to The Washington Post, it...
One's first love is always perfect until one meets one's second love.
Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
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.
Eating is never so simple as hunger.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade?
Put yourself on view. This brings your talents to light.
Art depends on luck and talent.
I am no more humble than my talents require.