“Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don’t risk everything, you risk even more.” – Erica Jong (born March 26, 1942)
Erica Jong is an American author and teacher.
[Quotation is from Pronoia is the Antidote for Paranoia: How the Whole World is Conspiring to Shower You with Blessings, by Rob Brezsny (2005), page 69; biographical information on Jong partially known to me, and verified through use of Wikipedia. Date from Wikipedia].
I’ve been gathering quotations for years for the project I describe on my “The Quotidian” Page, here:
It is humbling for me to flip through Rob Brezsny’s book Pronoia is the Antidote for Paranoia and see that he has gathered many of my favorite quotes on positive change and transformation and has found others I missed.
Note: the quote from Erica Jong is one of those I missed!
This is a photo I took a couple of years ago here on the edge of downtown.