9+ quotes from 1st to Die by James Patterson

Quotes from 1st to Die

James Patterson ·  462 pages

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“I remembered something my first partner had told me. Never wrestle with a pig, Lindsay. You both get dirty. The pig likes it.”
― James Patterson, quote from 1st to Die


“You can't tell which way the train went by looking at the tracks.”
― James Patterson, quote from 1st to Die


“There comes a point in everybody’s life when you realize the stakes have suddenly changed. The carefree ride of your life slams into a stone wall; all those years of merely bouncing along, life taking you where you want to go, abruptly end.”
― James Patterson, quote from 1st to Die


“short, dark hair and strong shoulders. He had a handsome, intelligent”
― James Patterson, quote from 1st to Die


“Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in. I drink at it, but while I drink, I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is. Its current slides away, but eternity remains. I would drink deeper, fish in the sky, whose bottom is pebbly with stars.”
― James Patterson, quote from 1st to Die


“You can’t tell which way the train went by looking at the tracks.”
― James Patterson, quote from 1st to Die


“As I stare into the Border collie’s eyes, I think that maybe I should go inside and call the girls. Claire, Cindy, and Jill would be here almost before I hung up the phone. They would hold me, hug me, say all the right things. You’re special, Lindsay. Everybody loves you, Lindsay.”
― James Patterson, quote from 1st to Die


“Hope attacking doubt. It seemed crazy.”
― James Patterson, quote from 1st to Die


“THE THREE OF US leaned against a stone wall in City Hall Park, picking at salad sandwiches we had bought at a nearby grocer’s. The murder club meets again.”
― James Patterson, quote from 1st to Die


About the author

James Patterson
Born place: in Newburgh, New York, The United States
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