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Only Time Will Tell Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Only Time Will Tell
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“If you make a deal with a fool, don’t be surprised when they act foolishly.”
Jeffrey Archer
author
Only Time Will Tell
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Giles Barrington
character
actions
surprise
making deals
fools
concepts
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“I should have prepared you for a brand of snobbery that no other nation on earth can emulate.”
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“I find I don’t learn a lot while I’m talking.”
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“Some people standby you in your darkest hour while others walk away; only a select few march towards you and become even closer friends.”
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“‘Good night, good night, parting is such sweet sorrow,’ she whispered. ‘That I shall say good night till it be morrow,’ Harry replied.”
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“You can often judge the character of a person by the way he treats his fellow men.”
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“‘Sometimes it’s an advantage to be disadvantaged,’ said Harry.”
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“...the worst moment of any campaign is waiting for the sun to rise on the morning of the battle.”
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“It’s just that I was released from prison today.”
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“At least, not until she met Patrick Casey, who proved that the charm of the Irish was not just a cliche.”
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“Seven pounds, nine shillings and sixpence turned out to be the value they’d put on Arthur’s life. I sat alone at the kitchen table, and I think that was the moment I knew I’d never see my husband again.”
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“When Uncle Stan rose in the morning, he somehow managed to wake the entire household. No one complained, as he was the breadwinner in the family, and in any case he was cheaper and more reliable than an alarm clock.”
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“‘Some clever children don’t discover how bright they are until after they’ve left school,’ continued Mr Holcombe, ‘and then spend the rest of their lives regretting the wasted years.‘”
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“I wouldn’t have even have remembered her name, if she hadn’t later accused me of killing her husband.”
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“I think I saw a torpedo, sir, but as I’ve never seen one before, I can’t be sure.”
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“Never bring your personal problems to work.... The customers have enough problems of their own without having to worry about yours.”
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“If you won’t allow me to tell Sir Walter the truth, I’ll have to start crawling around in the sewer that Hugo Barrington currently occupies.”
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″...there’s no way of stopping it until you find the person responsible and sack them. If you don’t identify the culprit fairly soon, you’re going to have another year without showing a profit....”
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“I could still hear the that tapping in my head, repeating itself again and again, like a popular melody that plays continually in your mind and even stops you from sleeping. I knew that if Clifton didn’t report for work the next morning, I would never be rid of it.”
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″‘Should you at any time come across a man with a limp,’ he added, ‘be wary of him. He works for Giles’s father. he’s clever and resourceful, but more important, he has no allegiance to anyone except his paymaster.‘”

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