Catriona McPherson’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Catriona McPherson Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“Books make such good friends and quiet neighbors.”
Catriona McPherson, Quiet Neighbors

 “What has she done to deserve such scorn?’ I said.
He had the grace to look uncomfortable as he answered. ‘Not her in particular, miss,’ he said, ‘Just her sort. People like her in general, I mean.’
Oh Harry,’ I said, ‘there is no such thing as people in general. Everyone is someone very particular.”
― Catriona McPherson, Dandy Gilver and the Proper Treatment of Bloodstains

“NO!” I bellowed it at him. “You say that over and over like it’s some kind of slogan. And I never knew why it made me feel as if I was going mad. I don’t ‘upset myself,’ Marco. Things ‘upset me.’ Things ‘upset’ everyone unless they’re catatonic or drugged to their eyeballs. It’s called life.”
― Catriona McPherson, House. Tree. Person.

 “You don’t introduce women to men, Lady Stott. You present men to women.’ ‘Is that right?’ she said. ‘Even a detective such as yourself and a lawyer like him?’ ‘Even a duke and a shop girl,’ I said. ‘The only male person I have ever been presented to in my life was His Majesty the King.”
― Catriona McPherson, Dandy Gilver and the Unpleasantness in the Ballroom

 “If Alec, a bachelor, had a companion tucked away somewhere handy, what could anyone make of it anyway? Unless she were married. If so, I could only hope that her husband was indeed a blackmailer and not a crack shot with a hunting rifle.”
― Catriona McPherson, Dandy Gilver and The Reek of Red Herrings

 “Of course, when I was a girl, a housemaid’s face would have betrayed no emotion if the corpse were being dismembered on the carpet and she had to step over bits of it to reach the table, but times are changing”
― Catriona McPherson, Dandy Gilver and The Reek of Red Herrings

“The young are ever so; unable to believe that the decrepitude before it was ever firm young flesh or that they themselves will ever crumble.”
― Catriona McPherson, Dandy Gilver and the Unpleasantness in the Ballroom

 “That kind of flabby sentiment – thinking that there is good in everyone – is responsible for a great deal of harm.”
― Catriona McPherson, After the Armistice Ball

“Not a chance,’ said the doctor. If he had a bedside manner he evidently saved it for actual bedsides.”
― Catriona McPherson, Dandy Gilver and The Reek of Red Herrings

“Birth, death . . .?’ ‘And nappies, madam. Things men don’t do.”
― Catriona McPherson, After the Armistice Ball

10 Famous Quotes by Author Catriona McPherson

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Catriona McPherson, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Catriona McPherson.  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 Catriona McPherson. 

One Final Bonus – Catriona McPherson Quote 

“Oh, you know,’ I said. ‘You say to yourself I’ll spend next week on Christmas shopping and then the week before Christmas on writing letters and going round the tenants and I’ll just be able to fit it all in, and then you look at your diary and you realize that next week is the week before Christmas which means there’s exactly half as much time as you thought there was and you haven’t a hope in hell.”

― Catriona McPherson, The Burry Man’s Day

Dave Peterson

Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *