Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Leslie Charteris Quotes and Sayings

I hope you find great value in these Quotes by Leslie Charteris from my large collection of motivational and inspirational quotes and sayings.

About the Saint's amorous adventures,
by the way, I can't speak so brazenly.
- Leslie Charteris

If I didn't see its place in the Saga when I planned it,
I probably wouldn't write it at all.
- Leslie Charteris

It should cause no surprise that anyone so lazy as
myself should be economical to the point of miserliness
with everything he writes.
- Leslie Charteris

Everything I write is designed to be milked to the last drop of revenue.
- Leslie Charteris

 

In 1939 I hadn't even realized that this was an immigration problem.
- Leslie Charteris

For there is a price ticket on everything that puts a whizz into life,
and adventure follows the rule.
It's distressing, but there you are.
- Leslie Charteris

I had still never read one of the Bond books when the movie Dr. No came out.
- Leslie Charteris

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


Others, amounting to four novels and a mess of short
stories which I did not think worth preserving,
I have done my best to eliminate from the record by
refusing all requests for permission to reprint them,
and I hope I have done a good job of making them hard to unearth.
- Leslie Charteris

The gleam in their eyes telegraphs only too clearly
that they are hoping for a headline,
which of course means something disparaging,
because nothing makes such good copy as a feud.
- Leslie Charteris

The reason is that for many years I have avoided reading
anything whatsoever that approaches my own line of country,
out of a somewhat fanatical desire to avoid the risk
of unconscious imitation.
- Leslie Charteris

He believes in romance.
He isn't merely going through the mechanical movements
of a man in an exciting situation.
He is, vitally and positively squeezing the last drop
of delight from living the best life he knows in the best way he can.
- Leslie Charteris

In 1938, when I had decided that the only way to see
the country was in a trailer,
and I built the trailer which I still have and lived
in it for eighteen months,
and learned America from San Diego to the Canadian border,
from Miami to New Jersey, and east to west in between.
- Leslie Charteris

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Love is the beauty of the soul.
- Saint Augustine

Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Love does not consist in gazing at each other,
but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A single event can awaken a stranger totally unknown to us.
To live is to be slowly born.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
- Oscar Wilde

There is no hope of joy except in human relations.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

God is not what you imagine
or what you think you understand.
If you understand you have failed.
- Saint Augustine

Faith has to do with things that are not seen
and hope with things that are not at hand.
- Saint Thomas Aquinas.

He that is jealous is not in love.
- Saint Augustine

I shot this wonderful picture called American Saint a couple of years ago,
which is still looking for release.
- Vincent Schiavelli

I'm hardly a saint.
- Frank Langella

You don't become a saint until you lead a good life
whether in Tibet or Italy or America.
- Kenneth Rexroth

He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it,
is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil.
- Thomas Fuller

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when
there is nothing left to add,
but when there is nothing left to take away.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that
one lies for his religion,
the other by it.
- Minna Antrim

A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return.
That's how simple it is to be a saint.
Try it!
Try being a saint.
- Edward James Olmos

There's so much saint in the worst of them,
and so much devil in the best of them,
that a woman who's married to one of them,
has nothing to learn of the rest of them.
- Helen Rowland

She was a patron saint of the peripheral.
- Jane Howard

Loving is not just looking at each other,
it's looking in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Living with a saint is more grueling than being one.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint.
- Albert Schweitzer

Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus
Christ persistently manifested.
- Oswald Chambers

Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day
for something other than itself.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

My father was a statesman, I am a political woman.
My father was a saint.
I am not.
- Indira Gandhi

The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts
to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint.
- James Fenton

No man can become a saint in his sleep.
- Henry Drummond

Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited.
- Ambrose Bierce

The machine does not isolate man from the great problems
of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I guess I'm way too kind and generous,
and a saint - if you can believe that!
- R. L. Stine

Faith is to believe what you do not see;
the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
- Saint Augustine

Let's get on our knees and pray.
I don't know to whom.
Is there a patron saint of ballistics gel?
- Adam Savage

I want to be like the patron saint of reality.
- Fiona Apple

What then is time? If no one asks me,
I know what it is.
If I wish to explain it to him who asks,
I do not know.
- Saint Augustine

Every religious pioneer, including Jesus Christ,
was persecuted by his contemporaries.
But once people understand me, their turn can be dramatic like Saint Paul's.
- Sun Myung Moon

An industrious sinner I much prefer to a lazy saint.
- Sophie Kerr

Myself when young did eagerly frequent doctor and saint,
and heard great argument about it and about:
but evermore came out by the same door as in I went.
- Omar Khayyam

The more I had to act like a saint, the more I felt like being a sinner.
- Max von Sydow

Existentialism is about being a saint without God;
being your own hero,
without all the sanction and support of religion or society.
- Anita Brookner

You cannot make a sinner into a saint by killing him.
He who does not live as a saint here will never live as a saint hereafter.
- Charles Spurgeon

O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet.
- Saint Augustine

Since love grows within you, so beauty grows.
For love is the beauty of the soul.
- Saint Augustine

Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
- William Cowper

To be a great man and a saint for oneself,
that is the only important thing.
- Charles Baudelaire

Patience is the companion of wisdom.
- Saint Augustine

William Bennett is my patron saint, one of them.
Redd Foxx is another.
- Kinky Friedman

Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.
- Saint Teresa of Avila

God hath made it a debt which one saint owes to another
to carry their names to a throne of grace.
- William Gurnall

In death, you get upgraded into a saint no matter how
much people hated you in life.
- Sarah Vowell

Two people have been really liberating in my mind;
one is Wittgenstein and the other is Burke.
I read Burke before he was a secular saint,
before everyone was reading him.
- Clifford Geertz

Don't call me a saint.
I don't want to be dismissed so easily.
- Dorothy Day

This age thinks better of a gilded fool Than of a threadbare
saint in wisdom's school.
- Thomas Dekker

One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

There is no sinner like a young saint.
- Aphra Behn


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Leslie Charteris Quotes and Sayings.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.