Patricia Cornwell: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Patricia Cornwell Quotes 

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

About Patricia Cornwell

As a computer analyst at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond, Virginia, Patricia Cornwell sold her first novel, Postmortem, in 1990. The first bona fide forensic thriller was Postmortem. There has been an explosion of entertainment featuring forensic themes across film, television, and literature as a result.

A year after Postmortem was published, it won the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony, and Macavity awards as well as the French Prix du Roman d’Aventure prize, making it the first book ever to achieve all of these awards simultaneously. A total of 100 million copies of Cornwell’s books have been sold in 36 languages in over 120 countries. Twenty-nine of her books have been New York Times bestsellers.

Born: Miami, Florida, The United States
Twitter: 1pcornwell
Genre: Mystery & Thrillers, Literature & Fiction

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Popular Quotes

“Leaves covered pavement like soggy cereal.”
― Patricia Cornwell, The Body Farm

 “I wouldn’t want to assume that all men are like you. If I did, I know I would give them up entirely”
― Patricia Cornwell, The Body Farm

“You have to live where you wake up, even if someone else dreamed you there.”
― Patricia Cornwell, Red Mist

 “We create our own worlds. We destroy our own worlds. It is that simple..”
― Patricia Cornwell, The Last Precinct

 “Do no harm and leave the world a better place than you found it.”
― Patricia Cornwell

 “The dead have never bothered me. It’s the living that I fear.”
― Patricia Cornwell, Postmortem

“rain slowly slides down the glass as if the night is crying.”
― Patricia Cornwell, Trace

 “Has all the trappings of a mystery novel, doesn’t it?”
― Patricia Cornwell, Body of Evidence

“Grief was like a seizure that shook me like a storm.”
― Patricia Cornwell, The Body Farm

“Survival my only hope. Success my only revenge”
― Patricia Cornwell, Postmortem

10 Famous Quotes by Author Patricia Cornwell

So there you have it my Ten favorite quotes by Patricia Cornwell, please comment below and share your favorite quotes by the fantastic author Patricia Cornwell.  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 Patricia Cornwell. 

One Final Bonus – Patricia Cornwell Quote 

“But caffeine, cigarettes and cholesterol, the grim reapers of the common man – God forbid I should give them up.”

― Patricia Cornwell, Postmortem

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Also see: Patricia Gibney’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

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