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    The greatest gift is our own eyes, sense of smell, and abilities to deduce.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: eyes  gift 
     
    If you chomp down too hard on my work, you're going to break your teeth.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: work 
     
    Survival was my only hope, success my only revenge.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    I am an Armani and a Dolce & Gabbana kind of a person.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: people 
     
    The human capacity to be curious has always existed.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: human 
     
    Obviously people read the books in order to be entertained.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: people  book  read 
     
    I've had people turn up to book signings with knives, with guns.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: people  book 
     
    That's why I think the 'Scarpetta' series has worked so well because people like spending time with this character.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: character  time  people 
     
    If it's really beautiful weather, sometimes I might take a helicopter out. I got my license in 1999.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: beautiful 
     
    First of all, it does not deter crime, the death penalty.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: crimes  death 
     
    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.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: dna 
     
    You can't cure a chipped plate. All you can do is live with it or throw it out.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: live 
     
    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.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: gay 
     
    Botox not only helps with wrinkles, it actually makes you feel more relaxed as frowning causes tension.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: help 
     
    In the first person, the readers feel smart, like it's them solving the case.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: smart  people 
     
    My friends call me Miss Worst Case Scenario.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: friends 
     
    In my forties, my optimism was boundless. I had really good health and tremendous success which allowed me to do anything I wanted.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: health  success 
     
    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.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: night 
     
    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.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: writing 
     
    I'm always surprised when large numbers of people buy my books.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: people  book 
     
    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.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: college  computer 
     
    To almost die is to know that one day you will, and to never again feel the same about anything.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: die 
     
    Being with someone who is smart and gives good advice adds tremendously wonderful elements to your life.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: smart  advice 
     
    Do no harm & leave the world a better place than you found it.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: world 
     
    I believe the root of all evil is abuse of power.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: evil  power  believe  abuse 
     
    If everybody, every day, would try to do one thing that pulls them beyond themselves the world will start being a better place.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: world 
     
    I didn't invent forensic science and medicine. I just was one of the first people to recognize how interesting it is.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: people  medicine  invent 
     
    I constantly remind people that crime isn't solved by technology; it's solved by people.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: crimes  people 
     
    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?
    — Patricia Cornwell
    The biggest risk with a series that goes on this long is that you'll get bored with the character.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: character  risk 
     
    I am an Armani and a Dolce & Gabbana kind of a person.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: people 
     
    I've never taken a scalpel to a dead body.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: body 
     
    I like crazy shoes or unusual cowboy boots and I collect big belt buckles.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: crazy 
     
    I've always believed human blood is red because it really needs to draw attention to itself.
    — Patricia Cornwell
    tags: human  attention  blood 
     
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    patricia cornwell
    Birth    : June 9, 1956
    Occupation  : Crime writer