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Patricia Cornwell

Top 10 Best Quotes

“The dead have never bothered me. It's the living that I fear.”

“Survival my only hope. Success my only revenge”

“You artists think you’re the only ones who can relate to these things. Many of us have the same feelings, the same emptiness, the same loneliness. But we don’t have the tools to verbalize them. So we carry on, we struggle. Feelings are feelings. I think people’s feelings are pretty much the same all over the world.”

“What the hell. You die. Everybody dies. So you die healthy. So what?”

“But caffeine, cigarettes and cholesterol, the grim reapers of the common man - God forbid I should give them up.”

“Isolation is the cruelest of punishments, and it had never occurred to me that I was something less than human because I wasn’t a man.”

“I was consumed, too, not by the dying but by the dead.”

“He was pushing fifty, with a face life had chewed on, and long wisps of graying hair parted low on one side and combed over his balding pate.”

“I disagreed. Some people feel things more deeply than others, and some people feel things the rest of us don’t. This is what causes isolation, the sense of being apart, different”

“The public is blaming the city officials, who in turn have to find someone else to blame. It's the nature of the beast. If the police, the politicians, can pass the buck on down the line, they will.”

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Book Keywords:

dead-end, inspirational-attitude, mystery-thriller, consumed, forensics, stuck, politics, fiction-novel

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