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Maya Rodale Quotes

Passion ought to be tempered with restraint.
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When a woman reads a romance novel, she is putting her own pleasure first. That small act of rebellion is perceived as a threat to the status quo. It's also why this eternally popular and profitable genre has been scorned, ridiculed and dismissed.

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Maya Rodale Quotes: What are you reading she replied without
What are you reading?"
She replied without once taking her eyes off the page. "I am reading the sort of sentimental novel men dismiss as rubbish but could actually stand to learn a thing or two from."
"That's an awfully long title," he remarked dryly.

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I take it back. You're not stupid. But damn, you are insane.

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You must be the only woman in the whole entire world who is immune to the Ashbrooke Effect," Olivia said. "Amazing. You are a medical marvel."
"First of all, the Ashbrooke Effect is not an actual medical condition," Emma lectured, after another sip of her drink. "Secondly, I refuse to believe it even exists at all."
"I suffer from it even thinking out him," Olivia said. "My heart is fluttering and my skin feels hot. I must be blushing all over."
"That's probably all the sherry you've been drinking," Emma remarked.

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If we are not married by within three months time, we shall be the first batch of spinsters in the history of the school," Olivia said in a small voice. "No one has ever ended their fourth season unwed. Except for us."
( ... )"In the one-hundred-year history of the school, it was bound to happen," Prudence said. "Mathematically speaking.

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Maya Rodale Quotes: I cannot believe we had to read it in
I cannot believe we had to read it in the paper - when we are your dearest school friends!" Lady Abernathy said sweetly.
"Yes, we were so close," Emma replied, just as sweetly. "Like England and China."
Lady Abernathy paused to puzzle over that.

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Sometimes, you must play by the rules. If only so one can break them more effectively.

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If you fainted, I would catch you, my Lady Scandalous, he murmured.

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No, you are not because I am going to," Roxbury said darkly, probably still angry about those pesky rumors about his preferences. "How could you deny me that satisfaction?" she asked. "Very well, my dear wife, we shall seek and destroy the Man About Town together," Roxbury agreed. "That's the most romantic thing anyone has ever said to me," Julianna said sweetly, and her husband grinned.

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I hardly have any names on my dance card," Emma said, slightly despairing. This was not how she imagined her debut.
"There are just four names on mine," Olivia said. "But I think the gentlemen only agreed to escape my mother. I really can't blame them.

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When will your wedding be?"
"We haven't set a date yet."
"What of your dress?"
"I'm sure I shall wear one.

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Wealthy old woman + devious imagination - restraint = Aunt Agatha

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Anger will give you strength, where fear will make you weak.

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I'm thinking, he said. To bed or not to bed his wife? That was the question.

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Maya Rodale Quotes: You must have faith in the duke and in
You must have faith in the duke, and in true love."
She groaned. "Easy for you to say! You are not in a wedding dress laced so tightly as to make it impossible to breathe, uncertain if your groom will arrive before suffocating to death. Though perhaps that would be preferable to life after being jilted at the altar.

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What does wine do to men?"
"It makes them more foolish at a higher volume.

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A man didn't easily forget his last first kiss.

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In which they are alone now and there doesn't seem to be anyone around. Sometime

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Maya Rodale Quotes: Fear drove people to do things theyd
Fear drove people to do things they'd never imagine themselves capable of just to avoid it.

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She was beautiful and had a way of manipulating a man with a terrifying combination of tears and seductive smiles.

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An English gentleman is someone who knows exactly when to stop being one.

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Passion ought to be tempered with restraint.

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Maya Rodale Quotes: He leaned against the door lord save her
He leaned against the door. Lord save her from men who leaned.

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The kind of trouble that was the downfall of many men.

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A picture began to emerge of a woman who possessed hope and optimism and gumption in spades in spite of wretched relatives and a world that never took much notice of her.

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Did love really require grand gestures? Wasn't true love to be found in the little things, like holding one's hand or sitting comfortably around a gentle fire?

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Maya Rodale Quotes: Like the world had met her low
Like the world had met her low expectations.

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The problem with longstanding friends
they felt utterly free to go too far and to enjoy every step they took over the line.

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He drank, as a man is wont to do when confronted with his innermost emotions, particularly ones pertaining to the heart.

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But fools wil persist in their madness, will they not?

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