Jilly Cooper Quotes


27 Jilly Cooper quotes:



"The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness and kindness, can be trained to do most things."
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"Never drink black coffee at lunch; it will keep you awake all afternoon."
"There is nothing more attractive than a man who is not a New Man."
"And all these magazines started buying them. And my agent - my now agent - wrote to me and said these would make wonderful novels."
"And I would really like to be a grandmother, but only when Felix or Emily meet the right person and are ready."
"At home I have big vats of cabbage soup that I make to slim down."
"But I always seem to finish a book and then think, oh God, I've got to pay a tax bill, so I'd better write a novel, so I tend not to stop and learn word processing."
"But really I'm not terribly interested in what I eat."
"For sheer sexiness, a man must be beautiful. Funny. yes. Clever, no."
"I have a theory that the secret of marital happiness is simple: drink in different pubs to your other half."
"I live at home and, if I want to start work at 11 o'clock, I can."
"I love the long grass coming up to meet the willows."
"I think it bespeaks a generous nature, a man who can cook."
"I was so flattered that someone wanted me to write a book, I said I would. It was published in 1969."
"I would really like to spend more time with the family. Every time I go abroad I miss them all dreadfully."
"I wrote my earliest piece for The Sunday Times about being a young wife."
"I'd never have written the big books in London."
"I'm basically a very happy person and I don't have to be anybody else."
"I've got a book coming out soon so I just must get some weight off."
"If you look across the valley, you can see exactly what I mean: about four beautiful houses, and you think something is happening in each of them. It's like a mural."



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