Favorite Quotes

 
“Try to avoid getting involved with somebody who’s gonna need killing before it’s over. It may seem to you that that narrows the field somewhat, but be diligent. ”
— Jill Conner Browne (The Sweet Potato Queens’ Book of Love)

“You get in trouble when you create your own devil. But I think you get in big trouble when you create your own god.”  Milton Jones,  http://miltonjonesblog.com/?p=64#more-64

Not a Mystery Quote, But a Good One…

“Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.”  Elizabeth Stone (I have no idea who Elizabeth Stone is and neither does Wikipedia, but she got that right.)

Favorite Mystery Quote:

“As far as Trevor knew, there weren’t any rare pink-nippled fart warblers that couldn’t nest anywhere else in the country; nor were there any ivy-leafed lark’s-turds lurking in the hedgerows.” Peter Robinson  Close To Home An Inspector Alan Banks Mystery

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2 thoughts on “Favorite Quotes

  1. Re “…needs killing…”; my wife is a Yankee by birth, and some of our Southern locutions and mores struck her as, um, ODD during our early days together. Now she’s a professor of religious ethics, and often tells her classes that where I come from there are 3 general categories of adverse judgment on people: those who need whuppin’, those who need killin’, and those who are not worth killin’….

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