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Georgette Heyer

Read through the most famous quotes from Georgette Heyer

You're only a man! You've not our gifts! I can tell you! Why, a woman can think of a hundred different things at once, all them contradictory!

— Georgette Heyer

#men #thoughts #women #humor

It was growing late, and though one might stand on the brink of a deep chasm of disaster, one was still obliged to dress for dinner.

— Georgette Heyer

#manners #manners

I feel an almost overwhelming interest in the methods of daylight abduction employed by the modern youth.

— Georgette Heyer

#humor #modern-youth #humor

There is nothing so mortifying as to fall in love with someone who does not share one's sentiments.

— Georgette Heyer


You may have married her, but she is mine. Do you think I shall let you take her? She may be ten times your wife, but, by God, you shall never have her.

— Georgette Heyer


I comfort myself with the reflection that your wife will possibly be able to curb your desire--I admit, a natural one for the most part--to exterminate your fellows.

— Georgette Heyer


Well, you have the right to make a sacrifice of yourself, but I'll be damned if I'll let you sacrifice me!

— Georgette Heyer

#sacrifice #love

People who start a sentence with personally (and they're always women) ought to be thrown to the lions. It's a repulsive habit.

— Georgette Heyer

#humor #women #death

I do not want a boy. I only want Monseigneur!

— Georgette Heyer


[...]if you talk any more flummery to me, Frederica, I shall give you one of my—er—icy set-downs!”(Alverstoke)

— Georgette Heyer

#icy #stammer #humor

About Georgette Heyer

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Did you know about Georgette Heyer?

The book appeared in the midst of the UK General Strike of 1926; as a result the novel received no newspaper coverage reviews or advertising. Her knowledge of the period was so extensive that Heyer rarely mentioned dates explicitly in her books; instead Georgette Heyer situated the story by casually referring to major and minor events of the time.

Heyer chose not to file lawsuits against the suspected literary thieves but tried multiple ways of minimizing her tax liability. For the rest of her life Georgette Heyer refused to grant interviews telling a friend: "My private life concerns no one but myself and my family.

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