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


Well, spring sprang. We've had our state of grace and our little gift of sanctioned madness, courtesy of Mother Nature. Thanks, Gaia. Much obliged. I guess it's time to get back to that daily routine of living we like to call normal.

David Assael

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.

Gloria Steinem

If the English language made any sense, a catastrophe would be an apostrophe with fur.

Doug Larson

If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don't hoard it. Don't dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke.

Brendan Francis

We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.

Rudyard Kipling

One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish a dictatorship.

George Orwell, 1984 »

To any intelligent being, there is no emotion more important than hope. Individually or collectively, we must hope that the future will be better than the past, that our offspring, and theirs after them, will be a bit closer to an ideal society, whatever our perception of that might be... It is at those times when we feel we are contributing to that ultimate end... we feel true elation.

R. A. Salvatore, Siege of Darkness »

The present is theirs the future, for which I really worked, is mine.

Nikola Tesla »