Literary detection and firearms don't really go hand in hand; pen mighter than the sword and so forth.
("The Eyre Affair")
More Quotes from Jasper Fforde:Words are like leaves,. . .like people really, fond of their own society.
We all make mistakes at some time in our lives, some more than others. It is only when the cost is counted in human lives that people really take notice.
Mücken haben die blaue Ziege gestochen.
If you expect me to believe that a lawyer wrote A Midsummer Night's Dream, I must be dafter than I look.
True and baseless evil is as rare as the purest good--and we all know how rare that is...
We were developing a machine that used egg white, heat and sugar to synthesize methanol when a power surge caused an implosion. Owens was meringued. By the time we chipped him out the poor chap had expired.
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I would never abdicate, nor would I expect any other governor to abdicate, the responsibility to protect the people of my state.
John the Baptist, who we are told was related by blood to Jesus, was preaching the impending judgement of God, urging repentance and moral reform, and baptizing in the Jordan River those who responded.
Kenneth Scott Latourette
I was born with this. It's a hereditary genetic condition. This is something you can go your whole life without really knowing that something's wrong. I had high blood pressure, and that was the first sign.