Quotes from Someone to Watch Over Me

Judith McNaught ·  549 pages

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“‎People who talk less frequently notice more.”
― Judith McNaught, quote from Someone to Watch Over Me

“Some of the most unkind,judgmental people I've ever known go to church every Sunday and read the Bible.
I don't know how some people are able to
disassociate their own cruelty and shortcomings from their religious obligations and convictions, but many are able to do that.”
― Judith McNaught, quote from Someone to Watch Over Me

“You can't stand clutter, and you have an obsession with orderliness. The furniture in here is centered exactly on the walls; the files on your desk are arranged in precise corners. If I had to guess, I would say you are probably a control freak, and that is usually symptomatic of a man who feels powerless to control his own life, so he tries to control every facet of his surroundings.”
― Judith McNaught, quote from Someone to Watch Over Me

“Sam Littleton was a beautiful woman who would try to play women's games. That meant that if he asked her if she was upset with him about something, she would do what women all do at such times: She would deny that anything was wrong, then continue acting as if something was wrong, in hopes that he would do what men always do at such times -beg for an explanation, agonise over the answer, ask for hints, and agonise a little more.”
― Judith McNaught, quote from Someone to Watch Over Me

“Every week, Michael went to Dean and DeLuca to buy your pears." She shook her head, remembering. "He waas going to school, and he had no money, so he stretched every penny like this -" She made a motion as if she were pulling on rubber band. "But he wanted you to have the best pears. For you, only the best would do.”
― Judith McNaught, quote from Someone to Watch Over Me

“...I can't sleep, because I'm afraid I'll start dreaming...”
― Judith McNaught, quote from Someone to Watch Over Me

“If being ugly was a crime, they'd be hunting that woman down with helicopters and bloodhounds.”
― Judith McNaught, quote from Someone to Watch Over Me

“Fate had already done everything it could to torment her.”
― Judith McNaught, quote from Someone to Watch Over Me

“I feel like hell...I ache all over, but mostly inside.”
― Judith McNaught, quote from Someone to Watch Over Me

“I wanted you to have the best pears in New York and I wanted to be the man to buy them for you.”
― Judith McNaught, quote from Someone to Watch Over Me

About the author

Judith McNaught
Born place: in San Luis Obispo, California, The United States
Born date May 10, 1944
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