"You can get through very serious and sometimes horrible and sometimes embarrassing and very awkward situations with humor. It gives us a way out."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Janet Evanovich on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Janet Evanovich on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Janet Evanovich on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Janet Evanovich on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Janet Evanovich on Henry Ward Beecher
"I think that some books are more successful than others to certain readers. People who read my books for the humor, they're going to love one book. People who read my books for the mystery, they might not like that book quite as much."
"We don't appreciate the value of humor sometimes."
"I wasn't always a writer. When I went to college and majored in fine arts, I was a painter. Then I was a stay-at-home mom."
"Since I can barely write two books a year the best solution seems to be co-author projects. My goal isn't to get another writer to clone me... it's more to produce a book that shares my vision of positive, fun entertainment."