Get QuoteDark Inspirational Quotes App
" In the first person, the readers feel smart, like it's them solving the case. "
" I refuse to sit on my laurels. "
" Even when I am writing I usually take a break around lunchtime and go for a little walk to clear out my head. "
" Night fell clean and cold in Dublin, and wind moaned beyond my room as if a million pipes played the air. "
" First of all, it does not deter crime, the death penalty. "
" I believe the root of all evil is abuse of power. "
" I like crazy shoes or unusual cowboy boots and I collect big belt buckles. "
" If you chomp down too hard on my work, you're going to break your teeth. "
" 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. "
" Survival was my only hope, success my only revenge. "
" I dropped chemistry. I practically blew up the lab in college. "
" That's why I think the 'Scarpetta' series has worked so well because people like spending time with this character. "
" 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. "
" Everyone is doing forensics. "
" My friends call me Miss Worst Case Scenario. "
" I'm always surprised when large numbers of people buy my books. "
" 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. "
" If everybody, every day, would try to do one thing that pulls them beyond themselves the world will start being a better place. "
" If it's really beautiful weather, sometimes I might take a helicopter out. I got my license in 1999. "
" I find it difficult to attend autopsies. Especially the smells. "
" I didn't invent forensic science and medicine. I just was one of the first people to recognize how interesting it is. "
" Obviously people read the books in order to be entertained. "
" Being with someone who is smart and gives good advice adds tremendously wonderful elements to your life. "
" I've never taken a scalpel to a dead body. "
" The human capacity to be curious has always existed. "
" I stop working at about 3 p.m. on Fridays. "
" I am a fan of Botox. "
" With DNA, the ability to find out a lot more with a lot less has increased our ability for identification. "
" The biggest risk with a series that goes on this long is that you'll get bored with the character. "
" I am a journalist. "
" I won't put myself in a position where I'm vulnerable. "