Peter James’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Peter James Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“The world is changing and people don’t like change.”
― Peter James, Perfect People

 “The history of the human race doesn’t make happy reading, does it? I’ve seen a lot of sadness during my time, but I’ve seen seen a lot of things that have kept my faith in humanity alive too. If there were no bad things in the world, we’d have nothing to measure the good against, would we? The light can only shine in darkness.”
― Peter James, The House on Cold Hill

“All men lie. That’s how they operate. if you want a longterm relationship with a man you’ve got to understand it’s going to be with a liar. It’s in their nature – it’s genetic, it’s a bloody Darwinian acquired characteristic for survival, OK? They tell you what they want you to hear.”
― Peter James, Dead Like You

 “He remembered a conversation he’d once had with a Chief Constable some years back, when he asked the Chief if in his experience he believed there was such a thing as the ‘perfect murder’. The Chief had replied that there was. ‘It’s the one we never hear about,’ he said.”
― Peter James, Not Dead Yet

 “Life’s not some slot machine in an arcade with a sign that flashes up saying ‘I’m sorry, you have been killed. Would you like another go?’ But we might get put through the same test each time, get faced with the same situations until we’ve learned how to cope.”
― Peter James, Sweet Heart

 “We should all let our inner voices take control from time to time. Let them have their say. We let them take control when we’re driving down the motorway sometimes, and they don’t do a bad job. Maybe we all need to have a little more faith in ourselves.”
― Peter James, Denial

“That’s the one good thing about the human brain, it constantly revises the past, cutting bits here, adding bits there, presenting it in an even more palatable way – the way we would have liked things to have been, rather than the way they really are.”
― Peter James, Perfect People

 “I’m sure that’s when you really know you are happy – when you wake up wanting to embrace your future, rather than trying to squirm away from your past.”
― Peter James, Perfect People

“Perspective. Everything was about perspective. One man’s darkness was another man’s daylight. How come so many people did not realize that?”
― Peter James, Not Dead Enough

“We don’t rise to the level of our abilities, we fall to the level of our excuses”
― Peter James

10 Famous Quotes by Author Peter James

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

One Final Bonus – Peter James Quote 

“Branson ate his salad, and left the rest of his fish untouched, while Grace tucked into his steak and kidney pudding with relish. ‘I read a while ago,’ he told Branson, ‘that the French drink more red wine than the English but live longer. The Japanese eat more fish than the English but drink less wine and live longer. The Germans eat more red meat than the English, and drink more beer and they live longer too. You know the moral of this story?
No’
It’s not what you eat or drink – it’s speaking English that kills you.”

― Peter James, Dead Simple

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