Laura Kinsale quotes

  • When I write I have no loyalty except to historical truth as I see it and care no more about British achievements and mistakes than any other.

  • The joy of all mysteries is the certainty which comes from their contemplation, that there are many doors yet for the soul to open on her upward and inward way.

  • My friends and I were wild and we liked to joy-ride.

  • There is, of course, no joy so great as the cessation of pain; in fact all joy, active or passive, is the cessation of some pain, since it must be the satisfaction of a longing, even perhaps an unconscious longing.

  • If Joy Behar or Sherri Shepherd was a dude, they'd be off TV. They're not funny enough for dudes. What if Roseanne Barr was a dude? Think we'd know who she was?

  • Joy seems to me a step beyond happiness- happiness is a sort of atmosphere you can live in sometimes when you're lucky. Joy is a light that fills you with hope and faith and love.

  • The world isn't going backward, if you can just stay young enough to remember what it was really like when you were really young.

  • The best technology is aimed far enough in the future that it stands out, but close enough to the present that it blends in.

  • I won't let you close enough to hurt me.

  • I'm not often bored,' I assured her. "Life's not long enough for that.