Elizabeth Peters’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Elizabeth Peters Quotes 

Love reading? Then it’s likely you will love a good quote from your favourite author. This article covers Elizabeth Peters’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes that we at Australia Unwrapped have collected from some of his greatest works. Elizabeth Peters quotes to remember and here you will find 10 of the best. A memorable quote can stay with you and can be used along your journey. Choosing Elizabeth Peters’s top 10 quotes is not easy, but here they are:

Popular Quotes

“Your trousers are on fire. I would have told you, but you so dislike advice…”
― Elizabeth Peters

 “In the silence I heard Bastet, who had retreated under the bed, carrying on a mumbling, profane monologue. (If you ask how I knew it was profane, I presume you have never owned a cat.)”
― Elizabeth Peters, The Deeds of the Disturber

“If all else fails, we will simply have to drug our attendants, overpower the guards, raise the oppressed peasants to arms, and take over the government.”
― Elizabeth Peters, The Last Camel Died at Noon

 “Is is difficult to be angry with a gentleman who pays you compliments, even impertinent compliments. Especially impertinent compliments. ”
― Elizabeth Peters, The Hippopotamus Pool

 “It is much more sensible to be an optimist instead of a pessimist, for if one is doomed to disappointment, why experience it in advance?”
― Elizabeth Peters, The Snake, the Crocodile and the Dog

 “Most men are reasonably useful in a crisis. The difficulty lies in convincing them that the situation has reached a critical point”
― elizabeth peters, The Curse of the Pharaohs

“I do not scruple to employ mendacity and a fictitious appearance of female incompetence when the occasion demands it.”
― Elizabeth Peters

 “The way to get on with a cat is to treat it as an equal – or even better, as the superior it knows itself to be.”
― Elizabeth Peters, The Snake, the Crocodile and the Dog

“No woman really wants a man to carry her off; she only wants him to want to do it.”
― Elizabeth Peters

“Marriage, in my view, should be a balanced stalemate between equal adversaries.”
― Elizabeth Peters, The Mummy Case

10 Famous Quotes by Author Elizabeth Peters

10 quotes by Elizabeth Peters there you go! It’s never an easy task picking the best quotations from great writers, so please if you disagree or have more to add, please comment and share your opinions. My 10 greatest Elizabeth Peters quotes will likely be different from yours; however, that’s the best thing about them, each quote can mean something different to each person. So don’t wait, comment and shares your best Elizabeth Peters Quote. 

One Final Bonus – Elizabeth Peters Quote 

“I disapprove of matrimony as a matter of principle…. Why should any independent, intelligent female choose to subject herself to the whims and tyrannies of a husband? I assure you, I have yet to meet a man as sensible as myself! (Amelia Peabody)”

― Elizabeth Peters, Crocodile on the Sandbank

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