Jilly Cooper Quotes


27 Jilly Cooper quotes:



"At home I have big vats of cabbage soup that I make to slim down."
"I'd never have written the big books in London."
"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."
"My own parents loved each other very much."
"When I started writing, I thought the only way to write books that were set in the country was to go and look at the primroses on Putney Common."
"I love the long grass coming up to meet the willows."
"And all these magazines started buying them. And my agent - my now agent - wrote to me and said these would make wonderful novels."
"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."
"I was so flattered that someone wanted me to write a book, I said I would. It was published in 1969."
"Leo, sadly, has Parkinson's, but he used to cook all sorts of dazzling things."
"There is nothing more attractive than a man who is not a New Man."
"And I would really like to be a grandmother, but only when Felix or Emily meet the right person and are ready."
"I think it bespeaks a generous nature, a man who can cook."
"I'm basically a very happy person and I don't have to be anybody else."
"It must be a terrible pressure to have to go to the office."
"The bank told us we ought to sell this house to pay off our overdraft. Riders saved the day. I was so pleased when it got to number one, I went all around the fields crying and crying."
"We were the local cockneys, well I wasn't quite a cockney, but I was certainly enchanted by the contrast between city and village life."
"The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness and kindness, can be trained to do most things."
Author: Cooper Quotes Category: British Author Quotes Firmness Quotes
"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."



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