Mary Jo Putney Quotes

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Mary Jo Putney Quotes

Books had been invented to salve human loneliness, and they were friends without peer, friends who never sneered or flinched or laughed behind a mans back. Books revealed their treasures to all who took the effort to seek.
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Winning her would be like coaxing a butterfly to land on his hand. Patience, gentleness, and perhaps a prayer or two would be required.

— Mary Jo Putney

I believe in love
Nicholas Davies - Earl of Aberdare

— Mary Jo Putney

If you allow an experienced man of the world to introduce you to passion when you want him more than he wants you, he will own your soul, but you will not own his.

— Mary Jo Putney

Something must be done about the food."
Seeing his speculative glance Clare laid down her fork and gave him a warning scowl. "Yes, I'm a good cook, but I will not have time to work in the kitchen. And don't try to convince me that a mistress also has to cook for her lover."
"I wasn't thinking of wasting your valuable time in the kitchen." He smiled mischievously. "But a mistress can do interesting thing with food. Shall I describe them?"
"No!"
"Another time, perhaps.

— Mary Jo Putney

You don't have to be crazy to be a writer, but it certainly does help

— Mary Jo Putney

A certain skill at billiards is the mark of a gentleman, but to play too well is the sign of a misspent youth.
Lucien Fairchild

— Mary Jo Putney

And certainly unchristian, to hate someone for the color of his skin, yet such trivial things can change the pattern of a life.

— Mary Jo Putney

What one loves in childhood stays in the heart forever.

— Mary Jo Putney

Parents and children were put on earth to give each other grief. You were my punishment for how I behaved to my own father. And I'll have my revenge when you have children of your own.

— Mary Jo Putney

I've always thought of this city as Disneyland for adults ... There's no danger of Las Vegas expiring from an excess of good taste.

— Mary Jo Putney

Like cats and ice cream, showers were among life's simple, uncomplicated pleasures.

— Mary Jo Putney

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