Andrea Camilleri’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Andrea Camilleri Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Andrea Camilleri, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Andrea Camilleri you will find my Ten favourites of Andrea Camilleri’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“He swam and he wept.”
― Andrea Camilleri, August Heat

 “And in our dark days, with so many threatening clouds on the horizon, he concluded, we puff up a story like this to drug people, to distract their
attention from the serious problems and
divert them with a Romeo-and-Juliet
story, one scripted, however, by a soap opera writer.”
― Andrea Camilleri, The Terra-Cotta Dog

“Montalbano and Valente seemed not to have heard him, looking as if their minds were elsewhere. But in fact they were paying very close attention, like cats that, keeping their eyes closed as if asleep, are actually counting the stars. ”
― Andrea Camilleri, The Snack Thief

 “Montalbano felt moved. This was real friendship, Sicilian friendship, the kind based on intuition, on what was left unsaid. With a true friend, one never needs to ask, because the other understands on his own accordingly.”
― Andrea Camilleri, The Snack Thief

 “What do two women friends usually do when they see each other? We talked, we watched television, we listened to music Sometimes we did nothing at all. It was a pleasure just to know the other one was there.”
― Andrea Camilleri, Voice of the Violin

 “He was convinced he would keep his word. Not because he feared for his health, but because one cannot break a promise made to one’s guardian angel. And he resumed the climb.”
― Andrea Camilleri, Rounding the Mark

“The inspector sat down on a stair, fired up a cigarette, and entered an immobility contest with a lizard.”
― Andrea Camilleri, The Snack Thief

 “In moments of crisis, all you gotta do is review your multiplication tables, and it’ll all blow over!”
― Andrea Camilleri, The Wings of the Sphinx

“Wearing glasses for reading meant surrendering to old age without the least bit of a fight.”
― Andrea Camilleri, La pista di sabbia

“The memory of the aged becomes clearer and clearer with time. It has no pity.”
― Andrea Camilleri, The Terra-Cotta Dog

10 Famous Quotes by Author Andrea Camilleri

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Andrea Camilleri, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Andrea Camilleri.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Andrea Camilleri. 

One Final Bonus – Andrea Camilleri Quote 

“Nowadays, if a man living in a civilized country (ha!) hears cannon blasts in his sleep, he will, of course, mistake them for thunderclaps, gun salutes on the feast day of the local patron saint, or furniture being moved by the slime-buckets living upstairs, and go right on sleeping soundly. But the ringing of the telephone, the triumphal march of the cell phone, or the doorbell, no: Those are all sounds of summons in response to which the civilzed man (ha-ha!) has no choice but to surface from the depths of slumber and answer.”
― Andrea Camilleri, August Heat

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