Primo Quotes
Barbara Cartland Image

Barbara Cartland

Dame Barbara Cartland DBE CStJ (9 July 1901 – 21 May 2000), born as Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland, was an English author of romance novels, one of the best-selling authors as well as one of the most prolific and commercially successful worldwide of the twentieth century. Her 723 novels were translated into 38 languages and she continues to be referenced in the Guinness World Records for the most novels published in a single year in 1976. As Barbara Cartland she is known for her numerous romantic novels but she also wrote under her married name of Barbara McCorquodale and briefly under the pseudonym of Marcus Belfry. She wrote more than 700 books, as well as plays, music, verse, drama, magazine articles and operetta, and was a prominent philanthropist. She reportedly sold more than 750 million copies. Other sources estimate her book sales at more than two billion copies. She specialised in 19th-century Victorian era pure romance. Her novels all featured portrait-style artwork, particularly the cover art, usually designed by Frances Marshall.

Read more about this author on here

To sleep around is absolutely wrong for a woman; it's degrading and it completely ruins her personal ...

View quote

The reason why Englishmen are the best husbands in the world is because they want to be faithful. A ...

View quote

France is the only place where you can make love in the afternoon without people hammering on your d ...

View quote

A woman should say: 'Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me b ...

View quote

A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts.

View quote

The great majority of people in England and America are modest, decent and pure-minded and the amoun ...

View quote

I have always found women difficult. I don't really understand them. To begin with, few women tell t ...

View quote

Every man has been brought up with the idea that decent women don't pop in and out of bed; he has al ...

View quote

A woman asking 'Am I good? Am I satisfied?' is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselv ...

View quote

I always wear boot polish on my eyelashes, because I am a very emotional person and it doesn't run w ...

View quote

When you get past fifty, you have to decide whether to keep your face or your figure. I kept my face ...

View quote

Love is next to Godliness with certain safeguards.

View quote

The right diet directs sexual energy into the parts that matter.

View quote

My heroines are always virgins. They never go to bed without a ring on their fingers; not until page ...

View quote

?After forty a woman has to choose between losing her figure or her face. My advice is to keep your ...

View quote