Youre here: Home » Famous Quotes » Jilly Cooper Quotes


» Famous Quotes Home

» Quote Topics

» Author Nationalities

» Author Types

» Popular Searches

 Browse authors:

Jilly Cooper Quotes

Page 1 of 2
Jilly Cooper
February 21, 1937 -
Nationality: British
Category: Author
Subcategory: British Author

But I always seem to finish a book and then think, oh God, I've got to pay a tax bill, so I'd better write a novel, so I tend not to stop and learn word processing.


I'm basically a very happy person and I don't have to be anybody else.


I would really like to spend more time with the family. Every time I go abroad I miss them all dreadfully.


I'd never have written the big books in London.


It must be a terrible pressure to have to go to the office.


And I would really like to be a grandmother, but only when Felix or Emily meet the right person and are ready.


Never drink black coffee at lunch; it will keep you awake all afternoon.


My own parents loved each other very much.


I live at home and, if I want to start work at 11 o'clock, I can.


There is nothing more attractive than a man who is not a New Man.


If you look across the valley, you can see exactly what I mean: about four beautiful houses, and you think something is happening in each of them. It's like a mural.


But really I'm not terribly interested in what I eat.


The bank told us we ought to sell this house to pay off our overdraft. Riders saved the day. I was so pleased when it got to number one, I went all around the fields crying and crying.


I think it bespeaks a generous nature, a man who can cook.


At home I have big vats of cabbage soup that I make to slim down.


You've simply got to go on and on with your family and friends and tell them how much you love them because you never know whether they'll be there tomorrow, do you?

    Topics: Family, Friendship

I have a theory that the secret of marital happiness is simple: drink in different pubs to your other half.


Leo, sadly, has Parkinson's, but he used to cook all sorts of dazzling things.


The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness and kindness, can be trained to do most things.


I wrote my earliest piece for The Sunday Times about being a young wife.


Page:   1 | 2

Privacy Policy
Copyright © 1999-2008 All rights reserved.