Barbara Cartland

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Dame Barbara Cartland

Dame Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland DBE CStJ (9 July 190121 May 2000) was an English writer, and one of the most successful authors of romance novels of all time, specialising in historical love themes.


  • The right diet directs sexual energy into the parts that matter.
    • The Observer (London, Jan. 11, 1981)
  • I have always found women difficult. I don't really understand them. To begin with, few women tell the truth.
    • The Isthmus Years, ch. 1 (1942)
  • France is the only place where you can make love in the afternoon without people hammering on your door.
    • The Guardian (London, Dec. 24, 1984)[1]
  • The great majority of people in England and America are modest, decent and pure-minded and the amount of virgins in the world today is stupendous.
    • Interview in Wendy Leigh's Speaking Frankly (1978)

About Barbara Cartland[edit]

  • Barbara Cartland, witch and hag. Too much make-up, fascist bag.
    • Tony Slattery, Whose Line is it Anyway? Series 5, Episode 3 (1993)

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