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.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Quotes of the Week

Yow. I've really fallen down on the job this week. Blame it on the holidays. Here's my catch-up post for the laste several days:

Tuesday's Quote (Nov 23):

After a trying day at the office it is always a mistake to start an argument before you've had at least one drink.

She Shall Have Murder (p. 27)
by Delano Ames

Wednesday's Quote (Nov 24):

An amateur detective can only afford to behave like a gentleman in his spare time.

Dagobert Brown
She Shall Have Murder (p. 176)
by Delano Ames

Thursday's Quote (Nov 25):

D: They're good enough children and they have at least one virtue.
C: Indeed they have not, not one. It is a great disappointment.
D: They are none of them suffering from the distressing delusion that they are express trains.
C: That is something to be thankful for, certainly. But no positive good replaces the train. The virtue is negative.
MC: So many virtues are.

Dr. Davie; Dr. Courtney; Mrs. Courtney
Death's Bright Dart (pp. 15-6)
by V. C. Clinton-Baddeley

Friday's Quote (Nov 26):

Your mind seems to jump around in the most unregulated way, Jane.

Dagobert Brown
She Shall Have Murder (p. 178)
by Delano Ames

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