Laura Lippman’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Laura Lippman Quotes 

Laura Lippman, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Laura Lippman quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find Laura Lippman’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Laura Lippman made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favourites: 

Popular Quotes

“Reading was not a fallback position for her but an ideal state of being.”
― Laura Lippman, What the Dead Know

 “…Baltimore. It’s imperfect. Boy, is it imperfect. And there are parts of its past that make you wince. It’s not all marble steps and waitresses calling you ‘hon,’ you know. Racial strife in the sixties, the riots during the Civil War. F. Scott Fitzgerald said it was civilized and gay, rotted and polite. The terms are slightly anachronistic now, but I think he was essentially right.”
― Laura Lippman, Hardly Knew Her

“I hate to think how many minutes of my life I’ve spent on goddamn hold. I want those minutes back. When death comes for me, I want back every minute I was on hold in traffic jams, and behind people with eleven items in the ten items or less line.”
― Laura Lippman, In Big Trouble

 “There’s a serendipity to real life that the Internet can’t duplicate. Do you use the library? For anything? Well, sometimes you end up picking up the book next to the one you were looking for, and it’s that book that changes your life.”
― Laura Lippman, Hardly Knew Her

 “She might not be as strong as everyone she met, or as fast, or even as smart. But she could bullshit with the best of them. Combine that with a license to carry, and a girl could more than get by in this life.”
― Laura Lippman, By a Spider’s Thread

 “The past was worth remembering and knowing in its own right. It was not behind us, never truly behind us, but under us, holding us up, a foundation for all that was to come and everything that had ever been.”
― Laura Lippman, In a Strange City

“There’s always time to read. Don’t trust a writer who doesn’t read. It’s like eating food prepared by a cook who doesn’t eat.”
― Laura Lippman

 “There are, of course, an infinite number of places where one is not, yet only one place where one actually is.”
― Laura Lippman, What the Dead Know

“Whatever you want, at any moment, someone else is getting it. Whatever you have, someone else is longing for.”
― Laura Lippman, The Most Dangerous Thing

“It’s a special art, asking people to do things, yet making it seem as if you never asked at all.”
― Laura Lippman, Sunburn

10 Famous Quotes by Author Laura Lippman

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Laura Lippman quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Laura Lippman quote below and sharing our favourite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by Laura Lippman. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Laura Lippman quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Laura Lippman Quote 

“But the central branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library was still a place of wonders to Tess, even if the book budget had been slashed and the hours cut. Her parents had made a lot of mistakes, a fact Tess compulsively shared on first dates, but she gave them credit for doing one thing right: Starting when she was eight, they gave her a library card and dropped her off at the downtown Pratt every Saturday while they shopped. Twenty-one years later, Tess still entered through the children’s entrance on the side, pausing to toss a penny in the algae-coated fish pond, then climbing the stairs to the main hall. If she could be married here, she would.”
― Laura Lippman, Baltimore Blues

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