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Sue Townsend

Datum narození: 2. duben 1946
Datum úmrtí: 10. duben 2014

Susan Lillian Townsendová byla anglická autorka humoristických románů, známá díky sérii o Adrianu Moleovi.

Citáty Sue Townsend

„Už mám zase uhra! To už je můj osud. Myslím, že jedno vášnivé pomilování by mi zlepšilo pleť“ Tajný deník Adriana Molea

„There's only one thing more boring than listening to other people's dreams, and that's listening to their problems.“ The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4

„She liked people. Me, I can take them or leave them, but mostly leave them.“ The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year

„Now I know I am an intellectual. I saw Malcolm Muggeridge on the television last night, and I understood nearly every word. It all adds up. A bad home, poor diet, not liking punk. I think I will join the library and see what happens.“

„8.45 a. m. My mother is in the hospital grounds smoking a cigarette. She is looking old and haggard. All the debauchery is catching up with her.“ The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4

„Will you lie to me and promise to read them? Books need to be read. The pages need to be turned.“ The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year

„The monarchy is finished. It was finished a while ago, but they're still making the corpses dance.“

„I don't know why women are so mad about flowers. Personally, they leave me cold. I prefer trees.“ The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole

„I've always loved books. I'm passionate about them. I think books are sexy. They are smooth and solid and contain delightful surprises. They smell good. They fit into a handbag and can be carried around and opened at will. They don't change. They are what they are and nothing else. One day I want to own a lot of books and have them nbear to me in my house, so that I can stroll to my bookshelves and choose what I fancy. I want a harem. I shall keep my favourites by my bed.“ Rebuilding Coventry

„Adrian Mole's father was so angry that so many pepole got divorced nowadays. HE had been unhappilly married for 30 years, why should everybody else get away?“

„I used to be the sort of boy who had sand kicked in his face, now I'm the sort of boy who watches somebody else have it kicked in their face“ The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4

„Adrian Mole's diary
Poor Jesus, it must have been dead awful for him. I wouldn't have the guts to do it myself.“
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4

„My mother is now in the hospital 60 miles away, where they are treating her pneumonia. I refuse to feel guilty. Guilt is a destructive emotion and doesn't fit in with my Life Plan.“ The Lost Diaries of Adrian Mole, 1999-2001

„Pauline: "All under-fives are mad Adrian, you used to talk to the moon. You invited it to your birthday party and cried when it didn't turn up."
George: "When it went dark and the moon came up, you ran outside and threw a sausage roll at it!“
Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years

„I have a problem. I am an intellectual, but at the same time I am not very clever.“ The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4

„To unlock the heavy outer door and to walk into the hushed interior, with the morning light spilling from the high windows on to the waiting books, gave her such pleasure that she would have worked for nothing.“ The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year

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