You'll Absolutely Swoon Over These 15 Romantic Victoria Holt Quotes

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Bookworms Will Fall Head Over Heels in Love Reading 15 Victoria Holt Quotes

Author, Eleanor Hibbert was a force to be reckoned with.

She wrote dozens of books from romance to mystery. With each genre she adopted a pen name, exciting fans everywhere. From Jean Plaidy who wrote fictionalized history to Victoria Holt, a gothic romance writer whose female characters were strong and independent, a rarity for the time period. She published dozens of Victoria Holt novels to the delight of her fans. She inspired writers to follow suit and singlehandedly changed the literary world for women everywhere.

Because the Victoria Holt novels are so beloved, we rounded up some of the best quotes from the series. Strong, independent female characters are always in style to quote, so why not start today?

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Victoria Holt Quotes

  • "We make our own luck. If you believe in ill luck, it will surely come."

  • "When one grows older one learns that happiness—complete and unadulterated happiness—comes only in moments, and must be recognized and savored to the full, for even in the happiest life, the complete joy is not always present."

  • "Never underestimate yourself, Miss Jessie. People are going to think you're not up to much if you think that way yourself."

  • "How strange is life. Suddenly when one has almost made up one's mind to a certain action it casually throws an opportunity into one's path."

  • "You always look as though you think people aren't going to like you--that's your trouble."

  • "I was excited because getting to know oneself was exciting. I was beginning to believe that I had the power to influence my own personality."

  • "He could see I meant what I said, and was temporarily defeated. He walked past me and into the corridor; his eyes were angry and malevolent. I was horrified because I realized that he really believed I would have become his mistress that night."

  • "I've always thought you've got to believe in luck to get it."

Great Victoria Holt Quotes

  • "Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience."

  • "We are born, we suffer, we love, we die, but the waves continue to beat upon the rocks; the seed time and the harvest come and go, but the earth remains."

  • "The more I disliked myself the more wretched I grew. The difference now was that this mood did not manifest itself in sullen silence; I merely made use of my barbed tongue to wound them and spoil their pleasure."

  • "Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience."

  • "They say that one chooses one's friends, but one's relations are thrust upon one."

  • "There's nothing [that] makes you admire people like seeing yourself in them."

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