Tears of the Giraffe Quotes

Alexander McCall Smith
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"All that Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni needed to bring was a suitcase containing his clothes and his bar of carbolic soap. That was all" (Chapter 1, pg. 16.)

"Such questions were undoubtedly challenging, but they tended to lead to further questions which simply could not be answered. And at that point one ended up, as often as not, having to accept that things are as they are simply because that is the way they are" (Chapter 2, pg. 19.)

"Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni felt a surge of pride as she spoke. This was the woman he admired, the woman who believed in the old Botswana values and who had no time for showiness" (Chapter 5, pg. 58.)

"Sitting in her office at the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Mma Ramotswe reflected on how easy it was to find oneself committed to a course of action simply because one lacked the courage to say no...

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