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Erica Mann Jong
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
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Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.
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#America #Entertainment

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Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
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#Talent #Art

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If sex and creativity are often seen by dictators as subversive activities, it's because they lead to the knowledge that you own your own body (and with it your own voice), and that's the most revolutionary insight of all.
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#Autonomy

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Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears. In that part of the American brain lately vacated by God.
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#God #Hollywood

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

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Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
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#Envy

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Back in the days when men were hunters and chest beaters and women spent their whole lives worrying about pregnancy or dying in childbirth, they often had to be taken against their will. Men complained that women were cold, unresponsive, frigid. They wanted their women wanton. They wanted their women wild. Now women were finally learning to be wanton and wild -- and what happened? The men wilted.
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#Men #Sexuality

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If you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
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#Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day #inspirational

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Fame means millions of people have the wrong idea of who you are.
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#Fame

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My reaction to porno films is as follows; After the first ten minutes, I want to go home and screw, After the first twenty minutes, I never want to screw again as long as I live
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#Home

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Beware of the man who denounces women writers; his penis is tiny and he cannot spell.
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#Man

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

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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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#Courtship

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Men have always detested women's gossip because they suspect the truth: their measurements are being taken and compared.
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#Gossip