Quotes by Martha Grimes, from Hotel Paradise, a novel

Silence is a way of saying: we do not have to entertain each other; we are okay as we are.

Martha Grimes, from Hotel Paradise, a novel

Other Great Authors

The pictures of airplanes flying into buildings, fires burning, huge structures collapsing, have filled us with disbelief, terrible sadness and a quiet, unyielding anger. referring to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon

George Walker Bush

There has never been a perfect government, because men have passions and if they did not have passions, there would be no need for government.

Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire

Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice.


Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.

Jane Addams

Class is material consumed.

John Trudell

To ask the hard question is simple.

Wystan Hugh Auden »

Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.

Sam Levenson »