P. James Quotes


7 P. James quotes:



"It was not... that she was unaware of the frayed and ragged edges of life. She would merely iron them out with a firm hand and neatly hem them down."
"It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life."
"What a child doesn't receive he can seldom later give."
"In 1930s mysteries, all sorts of motives were credible which aren't credible today, especially motives of preventing guilty sexual secrets from coming out. Nowadays, people sell their guilty sexual secrets."
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"Jealousy, he thought, was as physical as fear; the same dryness of the mouth, the thudding heart, the restlessness which destroyed appetite and peace."
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"There comes a time when every scientist, even God, has to write off an experiment."
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"Great literature cannot grow from a neglected or impoverished soil. Only if we actually tend or care will it transpire that every hundred years or so we might get a Middlemarch."
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