Jane Gardam Quotes

Top 19 wise famous quotes and sayings by Jane Gardam

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Jane Gardam quotes: All my life I have felt events to be the result of my own sins. All my life I have felt events to be the result of my own sins.
Jane Gardam quotes: While writing a novel, I don't read anything new in fiction. I am too engrossed. While writing a novel, I don't read anything new in fiction. I am too engrossed.
Jane Gardam quotes: I was nearly 40 when I started. I had no fear that I wasn't going to write. I knew it was just delayed. Then, my goodness, I never stopped. I was nearly 40 when I started. I had no fear that I wasn't going to write. I knew it was just delayed. Then, my goodness, I never stopped.
Jane Gardam quotes: In modern novels, there is no one I want to copy. My style 'is a poor thing, but it is my own.' In modern novels, there is no one I want to copy. My style 'is a poor thing, but it is my own.'
Jane Gardam quotes: I knew I had a lot to say. Not politically - politics have always confused me - but perhaps spiritually. I knew I had a lot to say. Not politically - politics have always confused me - but perhaps spiritually.
Jane Gardam quotes: Mum was a tremendous Anglo-Catholic. Very impressive, actually. She made me go to church for years - I still don't want to because of that. Mum was a tremendous Anglo-Catholic. Very impressive, actually. She made me go to church for years - I still don't want to because of that.
Jane Gardam quotes: I gave myself to my children. It happens to some women. I gave myself to my children. It happens to some women.
Jane Gardam quotes: Jane Austen we know never let two men converse alone in any novel because what they said would be unknown to her. Jane Austen we know never let two men converse alone in any novel because what they said would be unknown to her.
Jane Gardam quotes: Amy planted a glass of brandy beside the bride's cornflakes. Amy planted a glass of brandy beside the bride's cornflakes.
Jane Gardam quotes: English country life is more like Chekhov than 'The Archers' or Thomas Hardy or even the Updike ethic with which it is sometimes compared. English country life is more like Chekhov than 'The Archers' or Thomas Hardy or even the Updike ethic with which it is sometimes compared.
Jane Gardam quotes: I just knew I would be a writer. It just seemed the only sensible thing to do. I just knew I would be a writer. It just seemed the only sensible thing to do.
Jane Gardam quotes: Somewhere inside we do know everything about ourselves. There is no real forgetting. Perhaps we know somewhere, too, about all there is to come. Somewhere inside we do know everything about ourselves. There is no real forgetting. Perhaps we know somewhere, too, about all there is to come.
Jane Gardam quotes: Laywers, I suppose, were children once. Laywers, I suppose, were children once.
Jane Gardam quotes: If I've got one thing that I really believe about fiction and life, it's that there are no minor characters. If I've got one thing that I really believe about fiction and life, it's that there are no minor characters.