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  • Abigail Adams could become my favorite historical sleuth. -- Sharon Kay Penman
  • You have overburdened your argument with ostentatious erudition." Spoken by Abigail Adams -- David McCullough
  • I like all kinds of music. I listen to Abigail Washburn, the Punch Brothers, and Marc Johnson, the great clawhammer player. I also listen a lot to Sirius Radio, there's a lot of bluegrass there. -- Steve Martin
  • When a friend of Abigail and John Adams was killed at Bunker Hill, Abigail's response was to write a letter to her husband and include these words, "My bursting heart must find vent at my pen. -- David McCullough
  • The Language of Sand has something for everyone: myths, mystery, community, humor, grief, and ultimately healing. I found myself not only rooting for Abigail but for the whole community of Chapel Isle. Block manages to hold sass and heartfelt emotion in perfect equilibrium. -- Brunonia Barry
  • Excuse me, Abigail, but whose shift did she get away during?' Townsend asked with a glare. 'Excuse me, Townsend, but who was supposed to booby-trap the doors?' 'I'm an agent of Her Majesty's Secret Service,' Townsend said, indignant. 'I do not do booby traps. -- Ally Carter
  • I don't really like to talk about other people. I think people who have things going on in their lives, I think they have enough to deal with, they don't need, you know, Abigail Breslin weighing in on their lives. -- Abigail Breslin
  • This is getting ugly." "? Abigail "Like my great-aunt's underpants." "? Sundown -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Step aside, boys. I have the evil powers for this." "? Abigail "My lady got mad skills." "? Sundown -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Unfortunately, the heart played its own tune, and it was deaf to what the head tried to tell it.' "? Abigail -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Don't be stupid, Jess." "? Abigail "Brains don't exactly run in my family. Suicidal lunacy, on the other hand"" "? Sundown -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Didn't I tell you to stay out of my thoughts?' "? Abigail "?You can beat me later. Just do it naked.' "? Sundown -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • [John Adams] diary, of course, is even more revealing of his feelings. Both his letters to [his wife] Abigail and his diary tell us what he really thinks about people and events. -- Gordon S. Wood
  • [John's Adams] description of [Benjamin] Franklin in a letter to [his wife] Abigail in 1775 is laudatory. Only when he experiences all the adulation paid to Franklin in Paris does he begin to change his tune. -- Gordon S. Wood
  • Abigail Adams is willing to risk her son's exposure to danger in Europe so that he can be at his fathers side, at an age where he can most benefit from his father's example and precepts. -- Paul C. Nagel
  • [John] Adams's letters to [his wife] Abigail are wonderful. In his letters, he is loving, humorous, preachy, learned, and saucy. He speaks to her with almost complete abandon, revealing all of his sensuous and vulnerable nature. -- Gordon S. Wood
  • What are you people talking about?" "? Abigail "Nothing important. Just the end of the world as we know it, and for the record, I don't feel fine. Neither will you when it all comes slamming down on your head." "? Zarek -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • The author perceives nuances of Abigail Adams' character in the occasional errors she makes in readily quoting John Milton. Rather than giving the observer a reason to quibble, they are evidence that she had absorbed Milton's works enough to feel comfortable quoting them from memory. -- David McCullough
  • Now what other evil powers do you have that I should know about?" "? Abigail "I can roll my tongue." "? Sundown "I'm serious, Jess." "? Abigail "So am I. Not everyone can do it. It's a genetic thing, you know." "? Sundown -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • You get some sleep, Abigail," Townsend told her. "I'll keep watch." "That's very gracious of you, but being that we're on an airplane..." Even after the plane took off, they kept debating security perimeters and protocols. I'm pretty sure they argued for forty-five minutes about where the best place for cappuccino was near the Colosseum. -- Ally Carter
  • All right, everyone. Fess up. Who just shat in their pants? C'mon. Admit it." He raised his hand. I know I did and I'm wolf enough to own it." Jess ignored him. "Are you all right?" he asked Abigail. She was still a little too pale for his tastes. "I think I'm going to own Sasha's question. Definitely put me on your list. -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Jess:"Sasha? I need some tissue to pack my nose with." Sasha:"Is that hygienically sound?" Jess:"Sasha..." Sasha:"Fine, but if you get toxic shock up your nose, buddy, remember I warned you." Jess pulled a couple out and wedged them into his nostrils. He gave Abigail a sheepish smile. "Sexy, right?" Abby: "Oh yeah, baby. You're so hot right now, if I was a chicken I'd lay hard-boiled eggs. -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
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