Erica Jong Quotes

Impermanence – all is impermanence. The cock rises to fall again.

Oh, how we fear the metamorphoses through which we truly become fledged humans, real mensches of the species homo sapiens. Yet even if we do not willingly undergo them, changes pursue us just the same. The woman who never bears a child metamorphoses in different ways. We may dig in our heels and dare life […]

Facial hair on men is also a powerful symbol. It represents nonconformity, masculinity and unruliness.

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.

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.

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