Quotation by Philip Roth

To become a celebrity is to become a brand name. There is Ivory Soap, Rice Krispies, and Philip Roth. Ivory is the soap that floats; Rice Krispies the breakfast cereal that goes snap-crackle-pop; Philip Roth the Jew who masturbates with a piece of liver.
Philip Roth (b. 1933), U.S. novelist. "Interview with Le Nouvel Observateur," Reading Myself and Other (May 1981, rev. edition 1985).
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