Quotes from Jemima J

Jane Green ·  373 pages

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“Sometimes in life, you have to make things happen. That you can change your life if you're willing to let go of the old and actively look for the new. That even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.”
― Jane Green, quote from Jemima J


“I think relationships are very difficult. It's very easy to get swept away with excitement, glamour, and passion. I think the trick is to look for friendship rather than passion.”
― Jane Green, quote from Jemima J


“Covers, so many covers, so many different, delectable pictures, and although, metaphorically speaking, it is the thing I hate most, when it comes to literature I always judge books by their covers. First the cover will catch my eye, then I read the back of the book, and then finally the first page.”
― Jane Green, quote from Jemima J


“those who bother to get under the layers of fat know that not only does there beat a heart of gold, I’m also bloody good fun to be around, providing I’m in the right mood. But nobody really bothers to look for that, nobody really bothers to look beneath the surface appearance.”
― Jane Green, quote from Jemima J


“Amazing how spending some money, especially when you haven’t got it, can perk you up.”
― Jane Green, quote from Jemima J



“I am now, at twenty-seven years old, bright, funny, warm, caring and kind. But of course people don’t see that when they look at Jemima Jones. They simply see fat.”
― Jane Green, quote from Jemima J


“Isn’t it funny how sometimes you can instantly connect with people? How, despite being almost strangers, you can feel that you have known someone all your life?”
― Jane Green, quote from Jemima J


“I love the English language, playing with words, watching sentences fit together like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle,”
― Jane Green, quote from Jemima J


“sometimes, in life, you have to make things happen. That you can change your life if you’re willing to let go of the old and actively look for the new. That even if you’re on the right track you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”
― Jane Green, quote from Jemima J


“She walks along the pavement, lost in thoughts about the Internet, so deeply immersed that before she knows it she's at her front door, and guess what? She completely forgot to buy some chocolate on the war home.”
― Jane Green, quote from Jemima J



About the author

Jane Green
Born place: in London, The United Kingdom
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