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  • #1
    Elizabeth Peters
    “No woman really wants a man to carry her off; she only wants him to want to do it.”
    Elizabeth Peters

  • #2
    Elizabeth Peters
    “Most men are reasonably useful in a crisis. The difficulty lies in convincing them that the situation has reached a critical point”
    elizabeth peters, The Curse of the Pharaohs

  • #3
    Elizabeth Peters
    “In the silence I heard Bastet, who had retreated under the bed, carrying on a mumbling, profane monologue. (If you ask how I knew it was profane, I presume you have never owned a cat.)”
    Elizabeth Peters, The Deeds of the Disturber
    tags: cats

  • #4
    Elizabeth Peters
    “Your trousers are on fire. I would have told you, but you so dislike advice...”
    Elizabeth Peters

  • #5
    Elizabeth Peters
    “The trouble with unknown enemies is that they are so difficult to identify.”
    Elizabeth Peters, The Hippopotamus Pool

  • #6
    Keri Hulme
    “You want to know about anybody? See what books they read, and how they've been read...”
    Keri Hulme, The Bone People

  • #7
    Jim Butcher
    “Paranoid? Probably. But just because you're paranoid doesn't mean there isn't an invisible demon about to eat your face.”
    Jim Butcher, Storm Front

  • #8
    Jim Butcher
    “I don't care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching--they are your family.”
    Jim Butcher, Proven Guilty

  • #9
    Jim Butcher
    “We are not going to die."

    Butters stared up at me, pale, his eyes terrified. "We're not?"

    "No. And do you know why?" He shook his head. "Because Thomas is too pretty to die. And because I'm too stubborn to die." I hauled on the shirt even harder. "And most of all because tomorrow is Oktoberfest, Butters, and polka will never die.”
    Jim Butcher, Dead Beat

  • #10
    Jim Butcher
    “We have now left Reason and Sanity Junction. Next stop, Looneyville.”
    Jim Butcher, Grave Peril

  • #11
    Jim Butcher
    “Sleep is God. Go worship.”
    Jim Butcher, Death Masks

  • #12
    Jim Butcher
    “You're in America now," I said. "Our idea of diplomacy is showing up with a gun in one hand and a sandwich in the other and asking which you'd prefer.”
    Jim Butcher, Turn Coat

  • #13
    Jim Butcher
    “The building was on fire, and it wasn’t my fault.”
    Jim Butcher, Blood Rites

  • #14
    Jim Butcher
    “You backbiting, poisonous, treacherous, deceitful, wicked, clever girl. If this works I'll buy you a pony.”
    Jim Butcher, Summer Knight

  • #15
    Jim Butcher
    “Of course Evil's afoot. If it had switched to the metric system it'd be up to a meter by now. ”
    Jim Butcher

  • #16
    Jim Butcher
    “What is the point of having free will if one cannot occasionally spit in the eye of destiny?”
    Jim Butcher, White Night

  • #17
    Jim Butcher
    “Holy shit," I breathed. "Hellhounds."
    "Harry," Michael said sternly. "You know I hate it when you swear."
    "You're right. Sorry. Holy shit," I breathed, "heckhounds.”
    Jim Butcher, Grave Peril

  • #18
    Jim Butcher
    “Life would be unbearably dull if we had answers to all our questions.”
    Jim Butcher, Death Masks

  • #19
    Jim Butcher
    “There's more magic in a baby's first giggle than in any firestorm a wizard can conjure up, and don't let anyone tell you any different.”
    Jim Butcher, Fool Moon

  • #20
    Jim Butcher
    “The man once wrote: Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger. Tolkien had that one mostly right.

    I stepped forward, let the door bang closed, and snarled, "Fuck subtle.”
    Jim Butcher, Changes

  • #21
    Jim Butcher
    “An errand is getting a tank of gas or picking up a carton of milk or something. It is not getting chased by flying purple pyromaniac gorillas hurling incendiary poo!”
    Jim Butcher, Blood Rites

  • #22
    Jim Butcher
    “Star Trek?” I asked her. “Really?”
    “What?” she demanded, bending unnaturally black eyebrows together.
    “There are two kinds of people in the universe, Molly,” I said. “Star Trek fans and Star Wars fans. This is shocking.”
    She sniffed. “This is the post-nerd-closet world, Harry. It’s okay to like both.”
    “Blasphemy and lies,” I said.”
    Jim Butcher, Ghost Story

  • #23
    Jim Butcher
    “I'd made the vampire cry. Great. I felt like a real superhero. Harry Dresden, breaker of monsters' hearts.”
    Jim Butcher, Storm Front

  • #24
    Jim Butcher
    “Jobs are a part of life. Maybe you've heard of the concept. It's called work? See, what happens is that you suffer through doing annoying and humiliating things until you get paid not enough money. Like those Japanese game shows, only without all the glory.”
    Jim Butcher, Blood Rites

  • #25
    Jim Butcher
    “In the action business, when you don't want to say you ran like a mouse, you call it 'taking cover.' It's more heroic.”
    Jim Butcher, Dead Beat

  • #26
    Jim Butcher
    “Ack!" I said.

    Fearless master of the witty dialogue, that's me.”
    Jim Butcher, Changes

  • #27
    Jim Butcher
    “Smiling always seems to annoy people more than actually insulting them. Or maybe I just have an annoying smile.”
    Jim Butcher, Storm Front

  • #28
    Jim Butcher
    “There’s nothing that makes you more insane than family. Or more happy. Or more exasperated. Or more . . . secure.”
    Jim Butcher, Vignette

  • #29
    Jim Butcher
    “Think of every fairy-tale villainess you've ever heard of. Think of the wicked witches, the evil queens, the mad enchantresses. Think of the alluring sirens, the hungry ogresses, the savage she-beasts. Think of them and remember that somewhere, sometime, they've all been real.

    Mab gave them lessons.”
    Jim Butcher, Small Favor

  • #30
    Jim Butcher
    “Nay, but prithee, with sprinkles 'pon it instead," I said solemnly, "and frosting of white.”
    Jim Butcher, Small Favor



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