"On the last morning of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War, I built a fire and sat facing a window of darkness where at sunrise I knew I would find the sea."
"Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day."Patricia Cornwell on Dalai Lama
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."Patricia Cornwell on Marcus Aurelius
"Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening."Patricia Cornwell on Mahatma Gandhi
"If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first."Patricia Cornwell on Mark Twain
"Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it."Patricia Cornwell on Kevyn Aucoin
"In my forties, my optimism was boundless. I had really good health and tremendous success which allowed me to do anything I wanted."
"I believe the root of all evil is abuse of power."
"I didn't invent forensic science and medicine. I just was one of the first people to recognize how interesting it is."
"I constantly remind people that crime isn't solved by technology it's solved by people."