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“Happiness don't ask to see who you be afore her sits down at your table. 'Er comes and sits with them as know how to welcome her and keep her the willing guest.”
“Tea! The English could always be pacified with it!”
“It's not how many years you've lived, it's how they've left you.”
“There's nothing makes you admire people like seeing yourself in them.”
“... I've always thought you've got to believe in luck to get it.”
“Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience.”
Victoria Holt, English writer
(1906 - 1993)
Real name: Eleanor Hibbert. In addition to her many books written as Victoria Holt, she also wrote under the names Jean Plaidy, Philippa Carr, Eleanor Burford, Elbur Ford, Kathleen Kellow, Ellalice Tate.