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Only Time Will Tell (The Clifton Chronicles, #1) Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer
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“Some people standby you in your darkest hour while others walk away; only a select few march towards you and become even closer friends.”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“If you make a deal with a fool, don't be surprised when they act foolishly.”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“I find I don't learn a lot while I'm talking”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“You can often judge the character of a person by the way he treats his fellow men.”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“The worst moment of any campaign is waiting for the sun to rise on the morning of the battle”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“Sometimes an abundance of sympathy can be more overwhelming than solitude”
Jeffrey Archer , Only Time Will Tell
“Good night, good night, parting is such sweet sorrow,' she whispered
'That I shall say good night till it be morrow,' Harry replied.”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“only a fool blames the messenger.”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“Sometimes it’s an advantage to be disadvantaged,”
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“Some clever children don’t discover how bright they are until after they’ve left school,’ continued Mr Holcombe, ‘and then spend the rest of their lives regretting the wasted years.”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“Some people stand by you in your darkest hour, while others walk away; only a select few march toward you and become even closer friends.”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“if you make a deal with a fool, don’t be surprised when they act foolishly.”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“I watched Hugo Barrington when he gave his evidence. The same self-confidence, the same arrogance, the same half-truths spouted convincingly to the jury, just as he’d whispered them to me in the privacy of the bedroom.”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“The English are the biggest snobs on earth Harry.”
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“This is the BBC in London. You will now hear a statement from the Prime Minister.” “I am speaking to you from the Cabinet room, Ten Downing Street. This morning the British Ambassador in Berlin handed the German government a final note, stating that unless we heard from them by eleven o’clock, that they were prepared at once to withdraw their troops from Poland, a state of war would exist between us. I have to tell you now, that no such undertaking has been received, and that consequently, this country is at war with Germany.”
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“Clifton, in life you get what you deserve, no more and certainly no less.”
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“I find I don’t learn a lot while I’m talking,”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“the worst moment of any campaign is waiting for the sun to rise on the morning of battle.”
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“of”
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“The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog’, which, Mr Holcombe pointed out, contained every letter in the alphabet. I checked, and he turned out to be right.”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“Seven pounds, nine shillings and sixpence turned out to be the value they’d put on Arthur’s life. I sat alone at the kitchen table, and I think that was the moment I knew I’d never see my husband again.”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“sometimes an abundance of sympathy can be more overwhelming than solitude. Giles”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell
“I’ll bet you can’t tell me who designed the garden. I’ll give you a clue: it’s later than the house.’ ‘I’ve only ever heard of one landscape gardener,’ said Harry, still staring at the house. ‘Capability Brown.’ ‘That’s exactly why we chose him,’ said Giles, ‘simply so that my friends would have heard of the fellow two hundred years later.’ Harry”
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“At least, not until she met Patrick Casey, who proved that the charm of the Irish was not just a cliche.”
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“must now”
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“disappeared”
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“exhibition”
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“Ideas smack of rebellion and rebellions must be put”
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“I should have prepared you for a brand of snobbery that no other nation on earth can emulate.”
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“And then he realized—it had to be Tom Bradshaw’s father.”
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