Being constantly with children was like wearing a pair of shoes that were expensive and too small. She couldn't bear to throw them out, but they gave her blisters.
1977 Injury Time, ch.4.
I am of the firm belief that everybody could write books and I never understand why they don't. After all, everybody speaks.Once the grammar has been learnt it is simply talking on paper and in time learning what not to say.Dame Beryl Margaret Bainbridge
I haven't the humility to find anything beneath me.Dame Beryl Margaret Bainbridge
It's all changed now, which is why it mattered to those young men from Liverpool that they should be there to support their team.What other group isgoing to troop their colours for them, present them with scarves and emblems?Dame Beryl Margaret Bainbridge
The vital accessories to my work are my reference books, such as the complete Shakespeare and a prayer book, and a large refuse bin.Dame Beryl Margaret Bainbridge
Women are programmed to love completely, and men are programmed to spread it around.Dame Beryl Margaret Bainbridge
Bugger the writing, I'd have given anything to have had a long-lasting relationship.Dame Beryl Margaret Bainbridge