Elizabeth Jane Howard Quotes

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Elizabeth Jane Howard Quotes

When you fall asleep after a big lunch youre really just saving up energy to work off all the calories later on.
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A rainy day is like a lovely gift
you can sleep late and not feel guilty.

— Elizabeth Jane Howard

You can't run from feelings, Charity. You have to face them. Otherwise your future will look just like your past.

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I think best in a hot bath, with my head tilted back and my feet up high.

— Elizabeth Jane Howard

Does breakfast in bed count as a morning workout?

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Wandering down the street in an aimless sort of way, cold too, in a dress from last night that made young men stop and stare in the street, Charity Hill found herself hating the single life for the very first time.

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Sit down and tell me everything, child. Hurt feelings and hopeless despair are no match for tea and biscuits.

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Charity liked brandy. She liked the way it burned her throat while soothing the ache in her heart.

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Lady Margaret believed in the three D's: Discipline, Desire, and Determination. But as she listened dutifully to her new employer, hiding her yawns and trying to sit up extra straight in her chair, Charity Hill began thinking of all the lovely things that began with S, such as Sleeping Late, Sex, and Shopping.

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Charity felt rather snoozy after the long sermon, and she was really very grateful when Reverend Meeps offered her a cup of tea. Church was not so bad when the minister remembered you were only human.

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Charity could chatter dorm-room Marxist theory with the best of them, but a single look from cool, silver-haired Lady Beddington was enough to make her tremble from head to toe.

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Some girls have a real sexy giggle, but whenever I laugh it always comes out somewhere between a bellow and a snort!

— Elizabeth Jane Howard

Dessert doesn't count if you're sharing someone else's.

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Sex on a rainy afternoon is like getting all the gloom and wetness to go away for a while. And afterwards you don't even notice if the rain's still falling.

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When you fall asleep after a big lunch you're really just saving up energy to work off all the calories later on.

— Elizabeth Jane Howard

Charity felt crumpled and wrung out after her cry, like a sponge that had gone through a week of dishes. Of course Lady Beddington said things would be better in the morning, after a good night's sleep. Charity found it was a struggle to believe her; but then it was a struggle just keeping her eyes open. By the time the guest room was ready, Charity was sprawled out face-downwards on the sofa, sound asleep, her tears already forgotten.
And that's what it means to be young, Lady Beddington thought, smiling.

— Elizabeth Jane Howard

I have lived my life in the slipstream of experience

— Elizabeth Jane Howard

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