Julia Quinn Quotes

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Julia Quinn
“Colin decided then and there that the female mind was a strange and incomprehensible organ - one which no man should even attempt to understand. There wasn't a woman alive who could go from point A to B without stopping at C, D, X, and 12 along the way.”
Julia Quinn, Romancing Mister Bridgerton

Julia Quinn
“James - "Are you paying attention or just trying to make me look like an idoit?"
Elizabeth - "Oh, I'm definately paying attention. If you look like an idiot it has nothing to do with me.”
Julia Quinn, How to Marry a Marquis

Julia Quinn
“And if you say that's because you lot barged into her home like a herd of mentally deficient sheep, I'm disowning all three of you.”
Julia Quinn, The Duke and I

Julia Quinn
“Felicity," Mrs. Featherington interurupted, "why don't you tell Mr. Brdgerton about your watercolors?"
For the life of him, Colin couldn't imagine a less interesting topic (except maybe for Phillipa's watercolors), but he nonetheless turned to the youngest Featherington with a friendly smile and asked, "And how are your watercolors?"
But Felicity, bless her heart, gave him a rather friendly smile herself and said nothing but, "I imagine they're fine, thank you.”
Julia Quinn, Romancing Mister Bridgerton

Julia Quinn
“Anthony looked down at his evil clutches -- hands, he reminded himself, hands -- and grinned anew.”
Julia Quinn, The Viscount Who Loved Me

Julia Quinn
“Sometimes Hen...I think I would give my life just for one of your smiles.”
Julia Quinn, Minx

Julia Quinn
“Do I look like a mess?” she asked.
He nodded. “But you’re my mess,” he whispered.”
Julia Quinn, Romancing Mister Bridgerton

Julia Quinn
“My mother is convinced that yellow is a happy color and that a happy girl would get a husband.

-Penelope Featherington”
Julia Quinn, The Viscount Who Loved Me

Julia Quinn
“He’d spent his life being a perfect gentleman. He’d never been a flirt. He’d never been a rogue. He hated being the center of attention, but by God, he wanted to be the center of her attention. He wanted to do the wrong thing, the bad thing. He wanted to pull her into his arms and carry her to her bed. He wanted to peel every last inch of her clothing from her body, and then he wanted to worship her. He wanted to show her all the things he wasn’t sure he knew how to say.”
Julia Quinn, Just Like Heaven

Julia Quinn
“Oh, God, Francesca,Now there’s a good one.Why?Why? Why?” He gave each one a different tenor, as if he were testing out the word, asking it to
different people.
“Why?” he asked again, this time with increased volume
as he turned around to face her.
“Why? It’s
because I love you, damn me to hell. Because I’ve always loved you. Because I loved you when you
were with John, and I loved you when I was in India, and God only knows I don’t deserve you, but I
love you, anyway.”
Francesca sagged against the door.
“How’s that for a witty little joke?” he mocked. “I loveyou. I loveyou, my cousin’s wife. I loveyou, the
one woman I can never have. I loveyou, Francesca Bridger-ton Stirling.”
Julia Quinn, When He Was Wicked

Julia Quinn
“Francesca: It's still a bit cold yet.
Michael: Never stopped John and me.
Francesca: Yes, well, you're Scottish. Your blood circulates quite well half frozen.”
Julia Quinn, When He Was Wicked

Julia Quinn
“This has to be the most self-centered thing I've ever said, but no, I think you just wanted to vex me.”
Julia Quinn, The Viscount Who Loved Me

Julia Quinn
‘If you want to know if a gentleman loves you,’ her mother said, ‘there is only one true way to be sure.’”

Lady Danbury leaned forward. Even Hyacinth leaned forward, and she was holding the book.

“‘It’s in his kiss,’ her mother whispered. ‘It’s all there, in his kiss.’
Julia Quinn, It's in His Kiss

Julia Quinn
“He smiled, and suddenly she knew that his words were true. Everything would be all right. Maybe not today and maybe not tomorrow, but soon. Tragedy couldn't coexist in a world with one of Colin's smiles.”
Julia Quinn

Julia Quinn
“It was heaven. Forget angels, forget St. Peter and glittering harpsichords. Heaven was a dance in the arms of one's true love.”
Julia Quinn

Julia Quinn
“Happy endings are all I can do. I wouldn't know how to write anything else.”
Julia Quinn, Romancing Mister Bridgerton

Julia Quinn
“Blake took a small roll from the tray on the table, then put it back in favor of a larger one. And maybe a little butter. It certainly couldn't hurt. And jam...no, he drew the line at jam. She was a spy, after all.”
Julia Quinn, To Catch an Heiress

Julia Quinn
“You are not going to waltz in here and distract me with a clever phrase and a beguiling smile."
"You think my smile is beguiling?”
Julia Quinn, Romancing Mister Bridgerton

Julia Quinn
“Caroline stamped her foot in frustration, but when it landed, it landed on something considerably
less flat than the floor.
"Owww!" he yelled.
Oh! His foot!Sorrysorrysorrysorrysorrysorry , she mouthed.I didn't mean it.
"If you think I can understand that," he growled, "you're crazier than I'd originally thought.”
Julia Quinn, To Catch an Heiress

Julia Quinn
“Michael nodded tersely, eyeing a table across the room. It was empty. So empty. So joyfully, blessedly empty.
He could picture himself a very happy man at that table.
"Not feeling very conversational this evening, are we?" Colin asked, breaking into his (admittedly tame) fantasies.”
Julia Quinn, When He Was Wicked

Julia Quinn
“You’re going to be my grandmother.”
“You silly child. In my heart, I’ve been your grandmother for years. I’ve just been waiting for you to make it official.”
Julia Quinn, It's in His Kiss

Julia Quinn
“Just be quiet and accept the praise.”
Julia Quinn, Romancing Mister Bridgerton

Julia Quinn
“I would give the world to have one more person for whom I would lay down my life.”
Julia Quinn, It's in His Kiss

Julia Quinn
“No one said we had to spend every waking moment together," he said, "but at the end of the day"-he leaned and kissed each of her eyebrows, in turn-"an most of the time during, there is no one I would rather see, no one whose voice I would rather hear, and no one whose mind I would rather explore.”
Julia Quinn, It's in His Kiss

Julia Quinn
“Daphne felt something wild and wicked take hold. “Let’s walk in the garden,” she said softly.
“We can’t.”
“We must.”
“We can’t.”
Julia Quinn, The Duke and I

Julia Quinn
“Just curious,she mouthed.
"What? I didn't catch that."
Jjuussttccuurriioouuss.She drew it out this time, hoping he'd be able to read her lips.
"If you spoke out loud," he drawled, "I might understand what you're saying."
Caroline stamped her foot in frustration, but when it landed, it landed on something considerably
less
'flat than the floor.
"Owww!" he yelled.
Oh! His foot!Sorrysorrysorrysorrysorrysorry , she mouthed.I didn't mean it.
"If you think I can understand that," he growled, "you're crazier than I'd originally thought.”
Julia Quinn, To Catch an Heiress

Julia Quinn
“He smacked the heel of his hand against his forhead, as if that could knock the mental picture out of his head. Hell, he though irritably, he didn't want to knock the image just out of his head. He wanted to send it clear across the room and out the window.”
Julia Quinn, Brighter Than the Sun

Julia Quinn
“Stirlings of old had been so damned besotted with their newfound earldom that they couldn't think to put any other name on anything...It was a wonder he didn't drink Kilmartin Tea and sit on a Kilmartin-style chair. In fact, he probably would be doing just that if his grandmother had found a way to manage it without actually taking the family into trade. ”
Julia Quinn, When He Was Wicked

Julia Quinn
“He blinked a few times, each motion so slow that he was never quite sure if he’d get his eyes open again. He wasn’t wearing a shirt. Funny how he was only just realizing it. Funnier still that he couldn’t seem to summon any concern for her maidenly sensibilities.
She might be blushing. He couldn’t tell. It was too dark to see. But it didn’t matter. This was Honoria. She was a good egg. A sensible egg. She wouldn’t be scarred forever by the sight of his chest.”
Julia Quinn, Just Like Heaven

Julia Quinn
“No one said we had to spend every waking moment together, but at the end of the day and most of the time during, there is no one I would rather see, no one whose voice I would rather hear, and no one whose mind I would rather explore. I love you, Hyacinth Bridgerton. And I always will.”
Julia Quinn, It's in His Kiss

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