Elizabeth George’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Elizabeth George Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“One did not alter lives and simply walk away from the damage.”
― Elizabeth George, With No One as Witness

 “He had never thought of himself as much of a praying man, but as he sat in the car in the growing darkness and the minutes passed, he knew what it was to pray. It was to will goodness out of evil, hope out of despair, life out of death. It was to will dreams into existence and spectres into reality. It was to will an end to anguish and a beginning to joy.”
― Elizabeth George, A Great Deliverance

“Should I anticipate all future conversations with you to take this bent?” Lynley enquired. “Frankly, I’ve always thought your appeal lay in your complete indifference to personal grooming.”

“Those days are past, sir. What c’n I do for you? I reckon this isn’t a personal call, made to see if I’m keeping my legs shaved.”
― Elizabeth George, Believing the Lie

 “Everything in our lives,” she said quietly, “leads to everything else in our lives. So a moment in the present has a reference point, both in the past and in the future. I want you to know that you–as you are right now and as you ever will be–are fully enough for this moment . . . ”
― Elizabeth George, With No One as Witness

 “She thought about how it was so simple with animals. They gave their hearts without question or fear. They had no expectations. They were so easy to love. If people could only be like that, no one would ever be hurt, she thought. No one would ever need to learn how to forgive.”
― Elizabeth George, A Suitable Vengeance

 “Becca took the opportunity to say good-bye to Derric by touching his hand. The heart monitor raced suddenly. She looked from it to Rhonda.
Rhonda’s expression said what her voice did not. Who are you really and why is my son reacting to the touch of your hand?”
― Elizabeth George, The Edge of Nowhere

“I’ve always found that a rather unfortunate quirk in our species. Everyone pants towards orgasm without pausing to realise that its merely a biological trap designed for the purpose of reproduction. What utter nonsense.”
― Elizabeth George

 “But if you don’t understand that story is character and not just idea, you will not be able to breathe life into even the most intriguing flash of inspiration.”
― Elizabeth George

“Barbara wanted to go to tea at Dorchester as much as she wanted to give birth to octuplets.”
― Elizabeth George, Believing the Lie

“There are no easy answers, there’s only living through the questions.”
― Elizabeth George, Missing Joseph

10 Famous Quotes by Author Elizabeth George

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

One Final Bonus – Elizabeth George Quote 

“Of all my children, you were always the hardest on yourself. You were always looking for the right way to behave, so concerned you might make a mistake. But, darling, there are no mistakes. There are only our wishes, our actions, and the consequences that follow both. There are only events, how we cope with them, and what we learn from the coping.”

“That’s too easy,” he said.

“On the contrary. It’s monumentally difficult.”

― Elizabeth George, With No One as Witness

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