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Erica Jong Biography...Erica Jong (née Mann ; born March 26, 1942) is an American author and teacher best known for her fiction and poetry.

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Quote Left I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me. I have accepted fear as a part of life--specifically the fear of change, the fear of the unknown and I have gone ahead despite the pounding in my heart that says turn back, turn back, you'll die if you venture too far. Quote Right
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Quote Left Friends LOVE misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too luck or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends. Quote Right
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Quote Left If you don't risk anything you risk even more. Quote Right
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Quote Left Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't Quote Right
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Quote Left Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame. Quote Right
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