Maeve Binchy Quotes

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Maeve Binchy quotes: In my experience ,lights at the end of the tunnel tend to flicker out . In my experience ,lights at the end of the tunnel tend to flicker out .
Maeve Binchy quotes: Money doesn't make you happy, but it gives a zone of comfort around you. Money doesn't make you happy, but it gives a zone of comfort around you.
Maeve Binchy quotes: All I ever wanted to do is to write stories that people will enjoy and feel at home with. All I ever wanted to do is to write stories that people will enjoy and feel at home with.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I think I was dealt a good hand. I have happy genes. I think I was dealt a good hand. I have happy genes.
Maeve Binchy quotes: he must not know how much power he had to move her. he must not know how much power he had to move her.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I'm a great will maker. I've made my will every year since I was 21. I'm a great will maker. I've made my will every year since I was 21.
Maeve Binchy quotes: If you're going on a plane journey, you're more likely to take one of my stories than 'Finnegan's Wake.' If you're going on a plane journey, you're more likely to take one of my stories than 'Finnegan's Wake.'
Maeve Binchy quotes: No point in destroying Wednesday thinking about Friday. This one-day-at-a-time thing really worked. Friday No point in destroying Wednesday thinking about Friday. This one-day-at-a-time thing really worked. Friday
Maeve Binchy quotes: You can't lay down laws for what people think and hope. You can't lay down laws for what people think and hope.
Maeve Binchy quotes: respectability with overtones of respectability with overtones of
Maeve Binchy quotes: Women who start out as ugly ducklings don't become beautiful swans. What they mainly become is confident ducks. They take charge of their lives. Women who start out as ugly ducklings don't become beautiful swans. What they mainly become is confident ducks. They take charge of their lives.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I love thriller writers. My favourites are Harlan Coban, Lee Child, Ian Rankin, Kathy Reichs and Ed McBain. I love thriller writers. My favourites are Harlan Coban, Lee Child, Ian Rankin, Kathy Reichs and Ed McBain.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I've been very lucky and I have a happy old age with good family and friends still around. I've been very lucky and I have a happy old age with good family and friends still around.
Maeve Binchy quotes: To heal would be to open the wound,examine it and forgive To heal would be to open the wound,examine it and forgive
Maeve Binchy quotes: He called everyone sweetheart. There was nothing particularly special about it. He called everyone sweetheart. There was nothing particularly special about it.
Maeve Binchy quotes: If you had your time all over again ... ? She was keen to know.You can't rewrite history. I have no idea what I'd do. If you had your time all over again ... ? She was keen to know.
You can't rewrite history. I have no idea what I'd do.
Maeve Binchy quotes: Wasn't it hard that you did so much for children and loved them so deeply and they seemed so indifferent to you in return? Wasn't it hard that you did so much for children and loved them so deeply and they seemed so indifferent to you in return?
Maeve Binchy quotes: home early, Liam? home early, Liam?
Maeve Binchy quotes: I have great family and good friends; the stories I told became popular, and people all over the world bought them. I have great family and good friends; the stories I told became popular, and people all over the world bought them.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I have been lucky enough to travel a lot, meet great people in many lands. I have liked almost everyone I met along the way. I have been lucky enough to travel a lot, meet great people in many lands. I have liked almost everyone I met along the way.
Maeve Binchy quotes: My brother married young, and his is the best marriage I know. My brother married young, and his is the best marriage I know.
Maeve Binchy quotes: Of course I wanted children. Bright, gorgeous, loving children. I could almost see them. Of course I wanted children. Bright, gorgeous, loving children. I could almost see them.
Maeve Binchy quotes: Always write as if you are talking to someone. It works. Don't put on any fancy phrases or accents or things you wouldn't say in real life. Always write as if you are talking to someone. It works. Don't put on any fancy phrases or accents or things you wouldn't say in real life.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I think you've got to play the hand that you're dealt and stop wishing for another hand. I think you've got to play the hand that you're dealt and stop wishing for another hand.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I've had a good life, full of more success and happiness than I ever expected. I've had a good life, full of more success and happiness than I ever expected.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I'm pleased to have outsold great writers. But I'm not insane - I realize I am a writer people buy to take on vacation. I'm pleased to have outsold great writers. But I'm not insane - I realize I am a writer people buy to take on vacation.
Maeve Binchy quotes: bowls of cornflakes, bowls of cornflakes,
Maeve Binchy quotes: We have to make our own happiness, and we have to make our own decisions and play the hand that is dealt to us. We have to make our own happiness, and we have to make our own decisions and play the hand that is dealt to us.
Maeve Binchy quotes: If you don't go to a dance, you can never be rejected, but you'll never get to dance, either. If you don't go to a dance, you can never be rejected, but you'll never get to dance, either.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I look placid, you see, that's why people think I'm fine. Inside I worry a lot. I look placid, you see, that's why people think I'm fine. Inside I worry a lot.
Maeve Binchy quotes: If you woke up each morning, and immediately dwelt on your ills, what sort of a day could you look forward to? If you woke up each morning, and immediately dwelt on your ills, what sort of a day could you look forward to?
Maeve Binchy quotes: Her life was like her house - a colorful fantasy where anything was possible if you wanted it badly enough. Her life was like her house - a colorful fantasy where anything was possible if you wanted it badly enough.
Maeve Binchy quotes: Because I saw my parents relaxing in armchairs and reading and liking it, I thought it was a peaceful grown-up thing to do, and I still think that. Because I saw my parents relaxing in armchairs and reading and liking it, I thought it was a peaceful grown-up thing to do, and I still think that.
Maeve Binchy quotes: It was quite possible that she had lost the capacity to love and care anymore and that this is how she was going to be for the rest of her It was quite possible that she had lost the capacity to love and care anymore and that this is how she was going to be for the rest of her life.
Maeve Binchy quotes: Writing is a bit like going on a diet; you should either tell everyone or no one. Writing is a bit like going on a diet; you should either tell everyone or no one.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I'm an escapist kind of writer. I'm an escapist kind of writer.
Maeve Binchy quotes: My memory of my home was that it was very happy, and that there was more fun and life there than there was anywhere else. My memory of my home was that it was very happy, and that there was more fun and life there than there was anywhere else.
Maeve Binchy quotes: But an intelligent man like you would know that to live in an unrealistic hope is a very foolish way to spend a life. - Lena Gray But an intelligent man like you would know that to live in an unrealistic hope is a very foolish way to spend a life. - Lena Gray
Maeve Binchy quotes: I think I'm brave because I've made decisions based - I hope not entirely selfishly - on what I think is right for me to do next. I think I'm brave because I've made decisions based - I hope not entirely selfishly - on what I think is right for me to do next.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I was just lucky I lived in this time of mass-market paperbacks. I was just lucky I lived in this time of mass-market paperbacks.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I have an irregular heartbeat, so that means a fair amount of medication - and I have blood pressure pills, too, but no vitamins or supplements. I have an irregular heartbeat, so that means a fair amount of medication - and I have blood pressure pills, too, but no vitamins or supplements.
Maeve Binchy quotes: That's the kind of motif I bring to the books - that people take charge of their own lives. That's the kind of motif I bring to the books - that people take charge of their own lives.
Maeve Binchy quotes: He had not known it was possible to love a little human being as he loved Annie. He had not known it was possible to love a little human being as he loved Annie.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I do realize that I am a popular writer who people buy to take on vacation. I'm an escapist kind of writer. I do realize that I am a popular writer who people buy to take on vacation. I'm an escapist kind of writer.
Maeve Binchy quotes: I had a very happy childhood, which is unsuitable if you're going to be an Irish writer. I had a very happy childhood, which is unsuitable if you're going to be an Irish writer.
Maeve Binchy quotes: Listen to me, Ria. It will be different when you and I have a home. It will be a real home, one that people will want to come running back Listen to me, Ria. It will be different when you and I have a home. It will be a real home, one that people will want to come running back to.
Maeve Binchy quotes: Never mind money; the gifts of time and skill call into being the richest marketplace in the world. Never mind money; the gifts of time and skill call into being the richest marketplace in the world.
Maeve Binchy quotes: A silly idea about a book of blessings couldn't really work. Not seriously. A silly idea about a book of blessings couldn't really work. Not seriously.