Connie Brockway quotes

  • Give me a strong back, over a soft heart.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Strong #Heart #Giving

  • And enigmatic smile is worth ten pages of dialog.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Smile #Acting #Pages

  • She clutched the train ticket tighter and waited for the sense of escape to come over her as it had a dozen times before, that heady sensation of having just scooted through the clanging gate, of eluding the thrown net. It didn't come. She was running again, but she wasn't escaping. She'd been chased to ground a long, long time ago.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Running #Escaping #Long

  • The lower your decolletage, the less the need for conversation.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Needs #Conversation

  • I am no good without you, Ginesse,” he said. “I spent a lifetime alone, but I never understood loneliness until I was away from you. I never understood happiness until I saw you again.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Loneliness #Saws #Lifetime

  • No one ever fell in love gracefully.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Falling In Love #Fall

  • Conscience is like a pet: If you spoil it by too much attention it'll start yipping at the most inopportune times.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Pet #Attention #Too Much

  • Find out what people want to do, then tell them to do it. They'll think you're a genius.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Thinking #People #Genius

  • An intelligent lady, a little too mature for recklessness, a little too young for caution.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Intelligent #Littles #Mature

  • I want you cool and regal, earthy and impertinent, spoiling for a fight and abashed at your own temper. I want you flushed with exertion and rosy with sleep. I want you teasing and provocative, somber and thoughtful. I want every emotion, every mood, every year in a lifetime to come. I want you beside me, to encourage and argue with me, to help me and let me help you. I want to be your champion and lover, your mentor and student.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Love #Sleep #Fighting

  • She'd stood by that creed. No softness, because the world wasn't soft; lots of laughter, because if you were in on the joke, the joke couldn't be on you; And no wanting what you couldn't take, because the world never gave. Or so she'd thought.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Laughter #World #Creeds

  • You can figure out what the villain fears by his choice of weapons.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Fear #Choices #Weapons

  • Charm is getting people to say "yes" without ever having to ask them a question.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #People #Charm

  • Pain is the only reward for clinging to impossible dreams." (Harry Braxton)
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Dream #Pain #Rewards

  • You are my country, Desdemona. ... My Egypt. My hot, harrowing desert and my cool, verdant Nile, infinitely lovely and unfathomable and sustaining.
    -- Connie Brockway

    #Country #Egypt #Romance