Southern Authors Quotes

Quotes tagged as "southern-authors" (showing 1-10 of 10)
Flannery O'Connor
“Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.”
Flannery O'Connor, Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose

Miranda Parker
“If I weren't so screwed up, I would've sold my soul a long time ago for a handsome man who made me feel pretty or who could at least treat me to a Millionaire's Martini. Instead I lingered over a watered down Sparkling Apple and felt sorry about what I was about to do to the blue-eyed bartender standing in front of me. Although I shouldn’t, after all, I am a bail recovery agent. It's my job to get my skip, no matter the cost.If I weren't so screwed up, I would've sold my soul a long time ago for a handsome man who made me feel pretty or who could at least treat me to a Millionaire's Martini. Instead I lingered over a watered down Sparkling Apple and felt sorry about what I was about to do to the blue-eyed bartender standing in front of me. Although I shouldn't, after all, I am a bail recovery agent. It's my job to get my skip, no matter the cost. Yet, I had been wondering lately. What was this job costing me? Yet, I had been wondering lately. What was this job costing me?”
Miranda Parker, A Good Excuse to Be Bad

Joshilyn Jackson
“She spoke with all the authority vested in her by her flea-market prayer beads and her lotus-flower tramp stamp.”
Joshilyn Jackson, The Opposite of Everyone

“Magic of Southern expressions? Similes and metaphorical allusions. They are the yellow highlighter of conversation.”
Tim Heaton

Randy Thornhorn
“Potential enemies make the best friends and lovers. Many a blessed union begins in adversity.”
Randy Thornhorn, The Kestrel Waters

Susan   Gabriel
“There are two things I am afraid of. One is dying young. The other is Johnny Monroe.”
Susan Gabriel, The Secret Sense of Wildflower

“To living in the South: If you've never had a Porterhouse, everything tastes like baloney.”
Tim Heaton

Pamela  Martin
“Something Stinks in Denmark”
Pamela Martin, Hard Whispers

Claire Fullerton
“What is the fire of inspiration that resides within, if not something to follow along a path?”
Claire Fullerton, Mourning Dove