22+ quotes from Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor

Quotes from Just One Damned Thing After Another

Jodi Taylor ·  332 pages

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“Thinking carefully is something that happens to other people”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“If this was one of those books, there would now be three pages of head-banging sex. The reality was that he pulled me close, whispered, ‘Mfhbnnntx,’ and I pulled his arm over me like a cover and muttered, ‘Trout,’ and that was pretty much it.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“Silence holds no fears for me. I never feel the urge to fill it as so many other people do.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“The screaming redoubled. You put dinosaurs and people together, you always get screaming.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“Exchange between Leon and Max:
"I just want you to tell me you love me sometimes."
"Yes, you see I can't do that." He turned his head away. "I love you all the time.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“I certainly wasn’t where I should be and it would be the cautious, the sensible thing to do. But, for God’s sake, I was an historian and cautious and sensible were things that happened to other people. I”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“The Society for the Protection of Historical Buildings was the official body whose task it was to oversee repairs and maintenance to our beloved but battered listed building. We had them on speed-dial. They had us on their black list.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“If in doubt, make some tea.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“He had fallen for Cal like a sperm-whale failing to clear the Grand Canyon on a bicycle.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“Yes, yes, I did. I did this. I locked my pod. He couldn’t get to safety.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“Henry V and the Battle of Agincourt.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“He was calm and soothing and had a reasonable explanation for everything. No woman should have to put up with that.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“If this was one of those books, there would now be three pages of head-banging sex. The”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“I spoke very quietly because the more quietly you speak, the more people listen.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“Time is important in our organisation. If you can’t even get to an appointment in your own building on time, they argue, you’re not going to have much luck trying to find the Battle of Hastings. Sussman”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“working on a recipe for pitch here and I need some sort of fibrous binding agent. I have to say,”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“Mr Markham, the box marked “Sex” is not an invitation. Please amend the details and apologise to Mrs Partridge.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“You’re really not fit to be allowed out on your own, are you?’ ‘So, what’s the damage?’ ‘How do you want it? From head to toe? Alphabetically? Chronologically?’ ‘Surprise me.’ ‘Well, your feet are holding up well.’ ‘Glad to hear it. I’ll be on my way then.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“Strangely, I found the conclusion quite liberating. When you’re fucked, you’re fucked. Things really can’t get much worse. With”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“I saw the exact moment the light left his eyes and he died and a small part of me went with him.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


“The pay is terrible and the conditions are worse, but it’s a wonderful place to work – they have some talented people there.”
― Jodi Taylor, quote from Just One Damned Thing After Another


About the author

Jodi Taylor
Born place: in Bristol, The United Kingdom
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