A place where I can share the quotes that I have collected (and keep collecting) over the years. I have gathered them from all sorts of sources. The "Quote of the Day" posts will always be a quote from a book and may be on any topic.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Quote of the Day

Life is short--but desire, dear friend, desire is forever.

Chanti Beppu
The Last Legends of Earth (p. 8)
by A. A. Altansio

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Quote of the Day

...it keeps him happy and makes him think he's useful. That's what you have to do with men, you know--keep them happy.

Hazel Quinn
Spence at Marlby Manor (p. 117)
by Michael Allen

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Book Quote of the Day

You know what we say about marriage. We say it’s like the kitchen clock. If it goes better lying on its side or even standing on its head, leave it alone. As long as it ticks and keeps time, keep your hands out of the works.

Chief Inspector Luke

The Estate of the Beckoning Lady (p. 158)

by Margery Allingham

Monday, September 27, 2010

Book Quote of the Day

The material point is that now you know to pay better attention to those around you, particularly to eligible men who fall madly in love with you.

And Only to Deceive (p. 13)
by Tasha Alexander

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Book Quote of the Day

Beastly of him to die before you realized he might be fascinating.

And Only to Decieve (p. 13)
by Tasha Alexander

Friday, September 24, 2010

Book Quote of the Day

But she [his wife] was my salvation in more ways than helping to feed us. Eventually, she saved me from the fires of hell, and if you're going to have a muse, this is the kind of thing you'd like her to do.

never have your dog stuffed (and other things I've learned) [p. 81]
by Alan Alda