Erica Jong Quotes
I see that the greatest thing about getting older is how your judgment changes and how you come to understand the cycles of life. And you keep having these amazing flashes of understanding.
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I'm a pretty girl who's a model who doesn't suck as an actress.
The classic war movies of the post-Vietnam era have generally taken on grand, philosophical themes: the meaninglessness of war, the grinding down of man by the machine - the machine being war itself, represented by someone like Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in 'Full Metal Jacket,' the sadistic marine who turns his boys into instruments of death.
I worked from 12 to 17, six years in a bakery. I was a pastry cook.
For those of you who tried, but didn't make it, Settle down - it's never what you think. The summit doesn't differ from the deep, dark valley, And the valley doesn't differ from the kitchen sink.
I kept trying to stress that - 'Hang on, we're be-bop guys, we're down in the alley on 57th Street. We're not in there with John Reed and 'Ten Days That Shook the World.' We'd be in the alley with (Charlie) Parker shooting up junk. That's where we were at really.
As kids we didn't complain about being poor; we talked about how rich we were going to be and made moves to get the lifestyle we aspired to by any means we could. And as soon as we had a little money, we were eager to show it.
And it is not difficult to show, by abundant instances, that to extend the bounds of what may be called moral police, until it encroaches on the most unquestionably legitimate liberty of the individual, is one of the most universal of all human propensities.
John Stuart Mill
I have made this letter longer than usual, only because I have not had the time to make it shorter.
I love to run, and I actually run quite a bit.
Over a hundred million Americans reject the findings of the Warren Commission, whose report at least ninety-nine out of a hundred have never read.
Auditions are not a natural environment, and you feel judged, even though everyone is just excited to find the right person.
Sell a country?! Why not sell the air, the great sea, as well as the earth? Did not the Great Spirit make them all for the use of his children?