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


Readers are plentiful; thinkers are rare.

Harriet Martineau

Measure your life in love.

Jonathan Larson, From musical/rock opera: Rent

Anybody can win unless there happens to be a second entry.

George Ade

It's so glamorous, you have to see it. (describing the 92 million Rock & Roll Hall of Fame)

Aretha Franklin

When we create something, we always create it first in a thought form. If we are basically positive in attitude, expecting and envisioning pleasure, satisfaction and happiness, we will attract and create people, situations, and events which conform to our positive expectations.

Shakti Gawain

Houses are built to live in, not to look on therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had.

Francis Bacon »

If you have a brain in your head and feet in your shoes, you can steer youeself in any direction you choose.

Dr. Seuss »

First I thought it was numbness, shock. The inability to believe that a just God could allow someone to destroy a gold mine of prehistoric knowledge for a year's worth of Salisbury steak...Life is a mystery. One man's life- altering experience is another man's tenderloin.

Jeff Melvoin »