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patricia cornwell Quotes

The greatest gift is our own eyes, sense of smell, and abilities to deduce.
tags: eyes gift
— Patricia Cornwell
If you chomp down too hard on my work, you're going to break your teeth.
tags: work
— Patricia Cornwell
Survival was my only hope, success my only revenge.
tags: survival revenge hope success
— Patricia Cornwell
I am an Armani and a Dolce & Gabbana kind of a person.
tags: people
— Patricia Cornwell
The human capacity to be curious has always existed.
tags: human
— Patricia Cornwell
Obviously people read the books in order to be entertained.
tags: people book read
— Patricia Cornwell
I've had people turn up to book signings with knives, with guns.
tags: people book
— Patricia Cornwell
That's why I think the 'Scarpetta' series has worked so well because people like spending time with this character.
tags: character time people
— Patricia Cornwell
If it's really beautiful weather, sometimes I might take a helicopter out. I got my license in 1999.
tags: beautiful
— Patricia Cornwell
First of all, it does not deter crime, the death penalty.
tags: crimes death
— Patricia Cornwell
I won't put myself in a position where I'm vulnerable.
— Patricia Cornwell
With DNA, the ability to find out a lot more with a lot less has increased our ability for identification.
tags: dna
— Patricia Cornwell
You can't cure a chipped plate. All you can do is live with it or throw it out.
tags: live
— Patricia Cornwell
I like to get to bed with a clear head.
— Patricia Cornwell
I don't do things that are illegal.
— Patricia Cornwell
Being gay is just one aspect of my very complicated life. I do not wear it on my sleeve.
tags: gay
— Patricia Cornwell
Botox not only helps with wrinkles, it actually makes you feel more relaxed as frowning causes tension.
tags: help
— Patricia Cornwell
In the first person, the readers feel smart, like it's them solving the case.
tags: smart people
— Patricia Cornwell
My friends call me Miss Worst Case Scenario.
tags: friends
— Patricia Cornwell
In my forties, my optimism was boundless. I had really good health and tremendous success which allowed me to do anything I wanted.
tags: health success
— Patricia Cornwell
Leaves covered pavement like soggy cereal.
— Patricia Cornwell
I stop working at about 3 p.m. on Fridays.
— Patricia Cornwell
Night fell clean and cold in Dublin, and wind moaned beyond my room as if a million pipes played the air.
tags: night
— Patricia Cornwell
My fans want me to talk to them. And even if they want to be critical, I want to hear what they've got to say.
— Patricia Cornwell
Even when I am writing I usually take a break around lunchtime and go for a little walk to clear out my head.
tags: writing
— Patricia Cornwell
I'm always surprised when large numbers of people buy my books.
tags: people book
— Patricia Cornwell
When I was at college there were two things I vowed I'd never do. One was go to a funeral and the other was deal with computers. And then I ended up being a computer programmer in a morgue.
tags: college computer
— Patricia Cornwell
To almost die is to know that one day you will, and to never again feel the same about anything.
tags: die
— Patricia Cornwell
Being with someone who is smart and gives good advice adds tremendously wonderful elements to your life.
tags: smart advice
— Patricia Cornwell
Do no harm & leave the world a better place than you found it.
tags: world
— Patricia Cornwell
I believe the root of all evil is abuse of power.
tags: evil power believe abuse
— Patricia Cornwell
If everybody, every day, would try to do one thing that pulls them beyond themselves the world will start being a better place.
tags: world
— Patricia Cornwell
I didn't invent forensic science and medicine. I just was one of the first people to recognize how interesting it is.
tags: people medicine invent
— Patricia Cornwell
I constantly remind people that crime isn't solved by technology; it's solved by people.
tags: crimes people
— Patricia Cornwell
America is the most violent democracy in the world. It's something that's met with great shock, horror, and mystery when I travel to other countries. They ask, Why are there so many shootings in America? Why does everyone own a gun?
tags: travel world mystery horror democracy america violent
— Patricia Cornwell
The biggest risk with a series that goes on this long is that you'll get bored with the character.
tags: character risk
— Patricia Cornwell
I am an Armani and a Dolce & Gabbana kind of a person.
tags: people
— Patricia Cornwell
I've never taken a scalpel to a dead body.
tags: body
— Patricia Cornwell
I like crazy shoes or unusual cowboy boots and I collect big belt buckles.
tags: crazy
— Patricia Cornwell
I've always believed human blood is red because it really needs to draw attention to itself.
tags: human attention blood
— Patricia Cornwell
patricia cornwell
Birth    : June 9, 1956
Occupation  : Crime writer