Barbara Michaels’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Barbara Michaels Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“She loved the smell of books, the feel of books, the look of them on the shelf.”
― Barbara Michaels, Houses of Stone

“Who are we really? Combinations of common chemicals that perform mechanical actions for a few years before crumbling back into the original components? Fresh new souls, drawn at random for some celestial cupboard where God keeps an unending supply?

Or the same soul, immortal and eternal, refurbished and reused through endless lives, by that thrifty Housekeeper? In Her wisdom and benevolence She wipes off the memory slates, as part of the cleaning process, because if we could remember all the things we have experienced in earlier lives, we might object to risking it again.”

― Barbara Michaels, The Sea King’s Daughter 

“Probe deeply enough, under the slickest façade of confidence, and you tapped a vein of self-doubt or a hidden fear. Irrational fears and baseless doubts, many of them, but that was precisely why constant reassurance was necessary to the human animal.”
― Barbara Michaels

“… I [glanced] at his soldiers with a curling lip. I had learned this gesture from watching Stefano. Apparently it was just as annoying on my face….”
― Barbara Michaels, Wings of the Falcon

“Any writer who waits for inspiration to strike will never finish a book. Inspiration is all very well but it will never replace sheer dogged determination.”
― Barbara Michaels

“Bruce ate a mouthful of eggs and meditated. ‘I wonder how many of the great heroes of history would turn out to be a slow runner, if you ever investigated the circumstances.”
― Barbara Michaels, Ammie, Come Home

“Denied outlets for their creative talents in literature and the fine arts, women poured their hidden frustration and suppressed need for expression into the spheres delegated to them by the dominant male society. Needlework has been, in most cultures, a traditional female occupation. Spinning and weaving, sewing and embroidery…” Rachel”
― Barbara Michaels, Stitches in Time

“The agony is the same and the cause is the same: a rigid moral absolutism that inflicts pain under the pretext of kindness.” “What story are you referring to? Sounds like”
― Barbara Michaels, Houses of Stone

“When one’s time approached, how much better to go out in a blaze of glorious lunacy, on a gnu, than to dribble one’s life away in a rocking chair. Alexander,”
― Barbara Michaels, Shattered Silk

“Ishtar could move with the silence of a cloud, and her leaps were so effortless they gave the impression of levitation. When she was feeling surly, she clumped. Ellen never understood how one dainty eight-pound cat could walk like an elephant, but Ishtar could, and often did.”
― Barbara Michaels, Witch

10 Famous Quotes by Author Barbara Michaels

So there you have it my ten favourite quotes by Barbara Michaels, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Barbara Michaels.  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 Barbara Michaels.

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