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Erica Jong Quotes

Let these quotes by Erica Jong help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

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Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong PHOTO

Love is serene and calm
- Erica Jong

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

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The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

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.
- Erica Jong

Love gives without taking
- Erica Jong

 

If you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

Hate generalizes; love is particular.
- Erica Jong

Driving me away is easier than saying goodbye.
- Erica Jong

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.
- Erica Jong

He who can take advice is sometimes superior
to him who can give it.
- Erica Jong

Solitude is considered un-American.
- Erica Jong

Betrayal betrays the betrayer.
- Erica Jong

Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed.
- Erica Jong

We are finally driven to monogamy
not by morality but by exhaustion.
- Erica Jong

The trick is not how much pain you feel -
but how much joy you feel
- Erica Jong

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
- Erica Jong

Because I loved myself, I was loved.
- Erica Jong

The best slave does not need to be beaten. She beats herself.
- Erica Jong

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.
- Erica Jong

Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step - large and small -
with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz) PHOTO

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Every tomorrow has two handles.
We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety
or the handle of faith.
- Henry Ward Beecher PHOTO

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Angels can fly because they can take themselves lightly.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't take rejection personally.
Don't let someone else's bad day spoil your day.
As long as you never reject yourself, you'll be fine.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe in yourself,
in your vision for your future
and in your ability to take a small step
each day toward achieving your vision.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can let circumstances rule us,
or we can take charge and
rule our lives from within.
- Earl Nightingale

Stay in the moment and all gifts are added
as you breathe and take inspired action.
- Joe Vitale

Believe in yourself. Dream big dreams.
Set important goals. Take action on those goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never take counsel of your fears.
- Andrew Jackson

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

If you take the responsibility for your life,
you can start changing it.
- Osho

Obstacles are those frightful things
you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
- Henry Ford

I Act with Bold Courage:
Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step -
large and small - with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

Control thy passions lest they take vengeance upon thee.
- Epictetus

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy;
if you lose, you will be wise.
- Anonymous

If you don't take full responsibility
for your own happiness,
who do you suppose will?
Your happiness is a one person job -
it begins and ends with you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take Delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence.
Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear.
Perhaps the action you take will be successful;
perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow.
But any action is better than no action at all.
- Norman Vincent Peale

The biggest adventure you can take is
to live the life of your dreams.
- Oprah Winfrey

CHOOSE your future, and take ACTION -
be the hammer, not the nail.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take a chance! All life is a chance.
The man who goes farthest is generally
the one who is willing to do and dare.
- Dale Carnegie

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

Become more and more innocent,
less knowledgeable and more childlike.
Take life as fun -
because that's precisely what it is!
- Osho

Take the initiative - don't wait for life to come to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to sharpen the saw.
- Steven Covey

The whole world can gossip about you,
and if you don't take it personally you are immune.
- don Miguel Ruiz

When you are impeccable, you take
responsibility for your actions,
but you do not judge or blame yourself.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I take the helm on my life voyage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take charge of your life!
You are responsible to yourself - not to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who is not courageous enough to take risks
will accomplish nothing in life.
- Muhammad Ali

We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
- Albert Einstein

Take Action - Now.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus

Our compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Trust in what you love, continue to do it,
and it will take you where you need to go.
- Natalie Goldberg

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Today... maybe I can take one step
on that profoundly complex path to peace.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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