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“If you want to be a writer-stop talking about it and sit down and write!”
Jackie Collins
“Falling in love is like getting hit by a truck and yet not being mortally wounded. just sick to your stomach, high one minute, low the next. Starving hungry but unable to eat. hot, cold, forever horny, full of hope and enthusiasm, with momentary depressions that wipe you out.

It is also not being able to remove the smile from your face, loving life with a mad passionate intensity, and feeling ten years younger.

Love does not appear with any warning signs. You fall into it as if pushed from a high diving board. No time to think about what's happening. It's inevitable. An event you can't control. A crazy, heart-stopping, roller-coaster ride that just has to take its course.”
Jackie Collins, Lucky
“Men are cheaters.
Women are not to be trusted.
And most people are dumb.”
Jackie Collins, Married Lovers
“Shit happens. You need to move on.”
Jackie Collins, Married Lovers
“Your whole life is ahead of you. Don't you ever forget that.”
Jackie Collins, Lethal Seduction
“I'm a survivor. I was thinking about what you said, and you're absolutely right - I have to let go to continue. This devastating news is not going to slow me down. I'm my own person. I always have been. I've never believed in those people who blame everything on their parents - you know, I'm a fuck-up because my father was a fuck-up. Or I'm a drunk because my mother was an alcoholic. So my father was a hit man? Maybe. So he murdered my mother? Maybe. I don't know any of these things for a fact. But I'm accepting them, and I'm beginning to realize they're not part of who I am.”
Jackie Collins, Lethal Seduction
“Love's not what makes the world go around.”
Jackie Collins, Lethal Seduction
“The truth would set her free. Only then would she be able to get on with her life.”
Jackie Collins, Lethal Seduction
“Carrie lay on the bed and gazed at the ceiling. She was back in business. It was a day to remember. December 7, the same day the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. The next day America declared war on Japan.
America declared war. And she was a whore again.”
Jackie Collins, Chances
“First lust then love.”
Jackie Collins, Married Lovers
“Madison: I got you a Starbucks coffee. It's better than the crap I make. We can heat it up in the microwave.
Kimm: Don't drink coffee.
Madison: Really? I can't live without it.
Kimm: Water in the morning, juice in the afternoon, herbal tea at night.
Madison: Any alcohol in there somewhere?
Kimm: Alcohol slows me down. So do tobacco and sugar. I've found that a healthy body creates a healthy mind.
Madison: Wish I could be that disciplined. It's not easy.
Kimm: Nothing worth having is easy.”
Jackie Collins, Lethal Seduction
“Expecting conceit they found courtesy. Expecting arrogance they found a man concerned with people’s thoughts and feelings.”
Jackie Collins
“Dex: You're my wife. I love you.
Rosarita: Sometimes love isn't enough.”
Jackie Collins, Lethal Seduction
“took chances every inch of the way. I had to fight for my independence.”
Jackie Collins, Goddess of Vengeance
“Trust yourself if you want other people to trust you.”
Jackie Collins
“get it.” They emerged from the doorway and moved”
Jackie Collins, Chances
“thinking that this conversation was going”
Jackie Collins, The Santangelos
Jackie Collins, Confessions of a Wild Child
“was throwing at Mood, and attached herself to the star deejay, Frankie Romano. This pissed Bobby off big-time. Why the hell was she going after Frankie? Everyone knew that Frankie was a major womanizing cokehead whom M.J. sometimes hired for the occasional big party. He made an attempt to talk to Serenity, but she blew him off, acting as if she barely knew him.”
Jackie Collins, A Santangelo Story
“Hollywood wives. The younger generation.”
Jackie Collins, Married Lovers
“I do things my way -Lucky Santangelos”
Jackie Collins
“Once he had put the phone down Lennie felt restless. His wife was the most exciting woman in the world, but – damn it – she pissed him off. Why couldn’t she say – Lennie, if things are tough, I’ll be right there? Why couldn’t she forget everything else and be with him? Lucky Santangelo. Drop-dead gorgeous. Strong. Determined. Enormously rich. And too independent. Lucky Santangelo. His wife.”
Jackie Collins, Lady Boss
“Lennie Golden. Son of crusty old Jack Golden, a stand-up Vegas hack, and the unstoppable Alice – or ‘Alice the Swizzle’ as his mother was known in her heyday as a ‘now you see ’em – now you don’t’ Las Vegas stripper.”
Jackie Collins, Lady Boss
“run off again”
Jackie Collins, Lovers and Gamblers
“I believe”
Jackie Collins, Vendetta: Lucky's Revenge
“I’m going to have a shower, then maybe we can get some lunch out; and then, baby, then we can come back and make it all night long!’ She vanished through the door, and David heard water running in the bathroom.”
Jackie Collins, The World is Full of Married Men
“a small town outside of Arizona, Sergei Zukov, a Russian drug czar, questioned a young woman tied to a chair in her own home,”
Jackie Collins, The Power Trip Prequel: An Original Short Story
Jackie Collins, Chances
Jackie Collins, The Santangelos

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