Martha Grimes’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Martha Grimes Quotes 

Martha Grimes, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Martha Grimes 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 Martha Grimes’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Martha Grimes made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favourites: 

Popular Quotes

“An idyllic childhood is probably illusion.”
― Martha Grimes, The Lamorna Wink

 “Polly was a writer of many deadlines. There were the ignorable deadlines, the not-to-be-taken-too-seriously deadlines: the deadlines-before-the-deadlines deadlines, and finally, the no-kidding-around deadlines. She set these various dates, she’d told him, to fool herself.”
― Martha Grimes, Rainbow’s End

“Melrose was so concerned that the [book]shop might close for lack of business, that he had suggested he would like to invest in it or even become a silent partner. “You see, books have always been a hobby of mine.” Books had never been a hobby; they were a necessity.”
― Martha Grimes, Vertigo 42

 “Elf made his way fuzzily back to the drawer, trying to think nasty thoughts about his tormentor (Mungo the dog) but he couldn’t, as he was too little and his mind was formless and without messages.
( “Elf” the tiny kitten Mungo tormented )”
― Martha Grimes, The Black Cat

 “And so it continued all day, wynde after wynde, from a room beyond came the whistle of a teakettle. “Now, you really must join me. I’ve some marvelous Darjeeling, and some delicious petits fours a friend of mine gave me for Christmas.”
― Martha Grimes, The Man With a Load of Mischief

 “If a cone had dropped on velvet needles, if a star had lain a silver track across the sky, if the dead had turned in their graves – I swear, I would have heard it, that’s how silent it all was. ”
― Martha Grimes

“Old willows trailed veils of wet leaves across his path. Moss crawled up the headstones. The place was otherwise deserted.”
― Martha Grimes, Jerusalem Inn

 “Losing one’s mind is surely like losing one’s virginity. Lose a little, lose a lot.”
― Martha Grimes, The Old Fox Deceiv’d

“Before you hate something you should try to understand it.”
― Martha Grimes, Dakota

“We don’t know who we are until we see what we can do.”
― Martha Grimes

10 Famous Quotes by Author Martha Grimes

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Martha Grimes quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Martha Grimes 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 Martha Grimes. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Martha Grimes quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Martha Grimes Quote 

“Remember the great film with Bette Davis, All About Eve? There’s a scene after the scheming Eve steals Margo’s role through trickery & then gets this magnificent review. Margo of course is effing & blinding all over the place. And crying. Her director rushes into her house, puts his arms around her & says, “I ran all the way”. That’s what I want.”
― Martha Grimes, Dust

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