"I was writing an earnest novel about cruises in the Caribbean and I just started writing 'Bridget Jones' to get some money, to finance this earnest work, and then I chucked it out."
"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."Helen Fielding on Henry Ford
"Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones."Helen Fielding on Benjamin Franklin
"It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money."Helen Fielding on Albert Camus
"Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent."Helen Fielding on Jim Rohn
"Don't gamble take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it."Helen Fielding on Will Rogers
"I always market research my books before I hand them in by showing them to five or six close friends who I trust to be honest with me, so they are very heavily re-written already."