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 Brian Lumley - “We've got one life and the older we get the more we come to realize how short it is.”
 Brian Lumley - “I have friends who read my books in Greek.”
 Brian Lumley - “German readers are much like Brits or Americans They read for the thrill of it, the occasional shudder down the spine, knowing it's not real - but looking over their shoulders anyway, just in case.”
 Brian Lumley - “And I have to consider myself fortunate, because there are plenty of writers who spend most of a lifetime looking for that certain something without ever finding it.”
 Joanna Lumley - “We met and married when both of us knew exactly what our jobs were. He was only 32, but he'd been all over the place. I'd been working on films and television shows all over the world.”
 Joanna Lumley - “The idea of getting married just to make it socially acceptable and then maybe getting divorced later on seems a creepy way to behave.”
 Joanna Lumley - “NASA space scientists have been studying giraffe skin so they can apply what they learn from it to the construction of spacesuits.”
 Joanna Lumley - “It's an incredibly difficult thing to bring a giraffe down. They can kill a lion with a single blow from their feet.”
 Joanna Lumley - “In Kenya you've got the great birds and monkeys leaping through the trees overhead. It's a chance to remember what the world is really like.”
 Joanna Lumley - “If you're an enthusiast and you love the world like I do, it comes naturally. But I think charity must become more fun to give, more interactive and imaginative.”
 Joanna Lumley - “I've never felt the constraints of social acceptability.”
 Joanna Lumley - “I would do anything to keep looking the job. I think you make an extra effort if you're on show.”
 Joanna Lumley - “I have a toy giraffe on my bed. I've got photographs over my desk as well as a mask of a giraffe in my kitchen. I am totally hooked.”
 Joanna Lumley - “I find it a great antidote... lipstick and mirrors and hairspray.”
 Joanna Lumley - “Hundreds of political prisoners still suffer in Tibetan prisons. Freedom of speech is not allowed in any sense. It is illegal to possess a photo of the Dalai Lama.”
 Joanna Lumley - “I never mind scrubbing floors, vacuuming or bending and carrying stuff. Each time I do it I think, this is instead of going to the gym.”
 Brian Lumley - “I should think just about every young writer - which I was at the time - would be influenced by HPL. As an American writer of weird fiction, he was at the top of the class.”
 Brian Lumley - “The amazing thing now is that most of those so-called critics who were telling me to find my own voice seem to have lost theirs.”
 Joanna Lumley - “Our cottage is high in the hills, not another house in sight, just some sheep, buzzards, running water and meadows of flowers. It's lovely.”
 Joanna Lumley - “I don't think men are that attracted by glamour. I think women are attracted by glamour. I think men are attracted by a sense of friendship.”
 Brian Lumley - “A literary critic is someone who can't write, but who loves to show he would have been a wonderful writer if only he could”
 Brian Lumley - “He went on about monsters, sleeping in great caverns underground and especially under the sea, waiting for a chance to take over the surface world.”
 Brian Lumley - “If I had killed Crow off I can think of least six novels I would never have written, 400,000 words' worth of very necessary experience.”
 Brian Lumley - “I'll know when the ideas aren't fresh anymore. And I'll know when writing doesn't give me a thrill anymore.”
 Joanna Lumley - “You have to feel more involved than just writing out a cheque. Charity is almost the wrong word-I think people are beginning to feel more responsible for the world.”

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