Quotes About Calpurnia

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Jacqueline Kelly
“Ahhh. Bed, book, kitten, sandwich. All one needed in life, really.”
Jacqueline Kelly, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

Kate Quinn
“Lepida, has anyone ever told you that you're a cruel spiteful selfish slut?...You're vicious. You're unprincipled. You mistreat your slaves and abuse your daughter. And furthermore you're the worst, most neglectful, most criminal wife in Rome. I think we can go now.”
Kate Quinn, Mistress of Rome

Harper Lee
“It's not necessary to tell all you know. It's not ladylike- in the second place, folks don't like to have somebody around knowin' more than they do.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Sarah MacLean
“[...] -Así que, como puede ver, que se encuentre aquí esta noche es cosa del destino. Es usted la solución perfecta. Es decir, asumiendoque no tenga por costumbre visitar a caballeros en sus alcobas a altas horas de la noche.
[...]
- No, señoría. Es la primera vez.
Ralston sabía que era así y tomó nota mental para descubrir más tarde qué era lo que había motivado esa visita nocturna.
- Y la última, espero. Al menos hasta que Juliana haya sido presentada con éxito.
- Aún no he accedido a su petición.
- Pero lo hará -dijo en tono petulante-. Y, como pago, obtendrá su beso.
- Perdone que se lo diga -replicó ella con humor-, pero le da un valor muy elevadoa sus besos.”
Sarah MacLean, Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake

William Shakespeare
“Alas, my lord, your wisdom is consumed in confidence.”
William Shakespeare

Harper Lee
“Don't matter who they are, anybody sets foot in this house's yo' comp'ny, and don't you let me catch you remarkin' on their ways like you was so high and and mighty! Yo' folks might be better'n the Cunninghams but it don't count for nothin' the way you're disgracin' 'em.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Sarah MacLean
“What is your name?" he asked softly.
She winced, knowing what was to come, "Calpurnia." She closed her eyes again, embarrassed by the extravagant name- a name with which no one but a hopelessly romantic mother with an unhealthy obsession with Shakespeare would have considered saddling a child.
"Calpurnia." He tested the name on his tongue. "As in, Caesar's wife?"
The blush flared higher as she nodded.
He smiled. "I must make it a point to better acquaint myself with your parents. That is a bold name, to be sure."
"It's a horrible name."
"Nonsense. Calpurnia was Empress of Rome- strong and beautiful and smarter than the men who surrounded her. She saw the future, stood strong in the face of her husband's assassination. She is a marvelous namesake.”
Sarah MacLean, Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake

Harper Lee
“It's not necessary to tell all you know. It's not ladylike- in the second place, folks don't like to have somebody around knowin' more than they do. It aggravates ‘em. You’re not gonna change any of them by talkin’ right, they’ve got to want to learn themselves, and when they don’t want to learn there’s nothing you can do but keep your mouth shut or talk their language.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

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