Patricia Cornwell Quotes

Being with someone who is smart and gives good advice adds tremendously wonderful elements to your life.... - Patricia Cornwell

Being with someone who is smart and gives good advice adds tremendously wonderful elements to your life.
— Patricia Cornwell

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Botox not only helps with wrinkles, it actually makes you feel more relaxed as frowning causes tension.

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But when I was a little kid, I was always writing stories and illustrating little books that I would create.

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Even if you are a best-seller you feel insecure because it is all so unpredictable.

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Even when I am writing I usually take a break around lunchtime and go for a little walk to clear out my head.

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Everyone is doing forensics.

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First of all, it does not deter crime, the death penalty.

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I am a fan of Botox.

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I am a journalist.

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I am an Armani and a Dolce & Gabbana kind of a person.

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I believe the root of all evil is abuse of power.

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I constantly remind people that crime isn't solved by technology; it's solved by people.

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I didn't invent forensic science and medicine. I just was one of the first people to recognize how interesting it is.

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I don't do things that are illegal.

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I dropped chemistry. I practically blew up the lab in college.

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I find it difficult to attend autopsies. Especially the smells.

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I like crazy shoes or unusual cowboy boots and I collect big belt buckles.

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I like to get to bed with a clear head.

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I refuse to sit on my laurels.

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I stop working at about 3 p.m. on Fridays.

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I won't put myself in a position where I'm vulnerable.

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I wouldn't want to donate my body for scientific study.

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I'm always surprised when large numbers of people buy my books.

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I'm very, very sensitive to pain and to people who suffer.

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I've always believed human blood is red because it really needs to draw attention to itself.

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I've been stalked.

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I've had people turn up to book signings with knives, with guns.

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I've never taken a scalpel to a dead body.

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If everybody, every day, would try to do one thing that pulls them beyond themselves the world will start being a better place.

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If it's really beautiful weather, sometimes I might take a helicopter out. I got my license in 1999.

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If you chomp down too hard on my work, you're going to break your teeth.

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In my forties, my optimism was boundless. I had really good health and tremendous success which allowed me to do anything I wanted.

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In the first person, the readers feel smart, like it's them solving the case.

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Murder is about power and the more powerful women get the more it will change the good that they do and the bad that they do.

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My fans want me to talk to them. And even if they want to be critical, I want to hear what they've got to say.

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My friends call me Miss Worst Case Scenario.

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Night fell clean and cold in Dublin, and wind moaned beyond my room as if a million pipes played the air.

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Obviously people read the books in order to be entertained.

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On the last morning of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War, I built a fire and sat facing a window of darkness where at sunrise I knew I would find the sea.

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Survival was my only hope, success my only revenge.

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That's why I think the 'Scarpetta' series has worked so well because people like spending time with this character.

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The biggest risk with a series that goes on this long is that you'll get bored with the character.

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The greatest gift is our own eyes, sense of smell, and abilities to deduce.

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The human capacity to be curious has always existed.

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When I was in second grade, my mother moved from Miami to this evangelical conservative environment in western North Carolina, two miles down the road from Billy Graham and his wife, Ruth.

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With DNA, the ability to find out a lot more with a lot less has increased our ability for identification.

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Being with someone who is smart and gives good advice adds tremendously wonderful elements to your life.

Patricia Cornwell