Kathleen Tessaro Quotes

Enjoy the top 56 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by Kathleen Tessaro.

Kathleen Tessaro Quotes

Some of us, no matter how hard we try, arent meant to lead ordinary lives. Fate finds us. Gives us a shove.
— Kathleen Tessaro —

I'm going to tell you something that no magazine or novel or television show will ever let on. Love wears you down. We think of it as hearts and flowers and happily ever after but in real life, the things you have to do in the name of love kill you ... You end up doing a thousand things in a day in the name of love that you wouldn't ask a dog to do.
Sex is the most powerful weapon in your arsenal
innocence is attractive in children, but it makes brittle, disappointed adults.
Someone liking you is just the beginning; it always starts nicely but before you know it it's like Persephone being dragged into the Underworld.
Romantic love is an illusion Hughie,. It can be manupulated, twisted, piled up like a bunch of fun-house mirrors. The very nature of it is deceptive. It promises closeness but the only thing is ever really reveals is the dreams and fears of the person with the obsessions. That's why it's so easy to control

— Kathleen Tessaro

Are we at war with fate?

— Kathleen Tessaro

Some of us, no matter how hard we try, aren't meant to lead ordinary lives. Fate finds us. Gives us a shove.

— Kathleen Tessaro

Love is self-serving - we do all sorts of things for our own comfort and call it love. But revenge is an intimate thing, don't you think? Would you be willing to enact another persons vengeance?

— Kathleen Tessaro

You see, nothing is more immediate, more complete than the sense of smell. In an instant, it has the power to transport you. Your olfactory sense connects not to the memory itself, but to the emotion you felt when that memory was made. To recreate a scent memory is one of the most challenging, eloquent pursuits possible. It's poetry, in its most immediate form.

— Kathleen Tessaro

Dorsey was out of her league. When a woman like Kay Waverley took you on over a man, you were done for. It was the scandal of the season and all of Monte Carlo agreed; poor little Dorsey wasn't handling it well.

— Kathleen Tessaro

Glass, madam. He looks to see his own face, not

— Kathleen Tessaro

I thought I could change my character as easily as I could change my coat.
But I've been searching for the right one ever since.

— Kathleen Tessaro

Eva was assigned to learn her duties from Rita Crane, an older woman of indeterminate age and one of the world's most unsuccessful secret drinkers.

— Kathleen Tessaro

In the silence of fragrance, Eva saw how ambiguous, complex stories could be told. Shifting and mutating, they blossomed, bloomed and faded; their very impermanence was incredibly moving to her. You could be laughing in public yet wear, right on the surface of your skin, a perfume ripe with longing, dripping with regret, shining with hope, all at the same time. It would fade as the day faded, vanishing into gossamer on your skin. And still it had the power to catch you unaware, piercing right through you, when you hung your dress up that night.

— Kathleen Tessaro

Kathleen Tessaro Quotes Pictures

Want to see more pictures of Kathleen Tessaro quotes? Click on image of Kathleen Tessaro quotes to view full size.

Kathleen Tessaro Quotes Pictures 1
Kathleen Tessaro Quotes Pictures 2
Kathleen Tessaro Quotes Pictures 3
Kathleen Tessaro Quotes Pictures 4