E. L. James Quotes.
There’s a very fine line between pleasure and pain. They are two sides of the same coin, one not existing without the other.
I value my anonymity. I’m happy to come in on the tube or the train and watch other people reading ‘Fifty Shades.’
I cannot be with someone who takes pleasure in inflicting pain on me, someone who can’t love me
People are talking about sex. They’re talking about sex with their husbands. They’re talking about sex with their girlfriends. They’re talking about sex with their partners. And because of all of this communication, women are having much more intimate relationships, which is fantastic.
I’m a bit of a control freak.
Yes, I’m a ‘Twi-hard.’ I became obsessed. Absolutely obsessed. I didn’t watch television, I didn’t go to the cinema. My friends would ring and say: ‘What are you doing?’ And I would say: ‘I’ve just got to finish this chapter.’
It’s much easier to wear your pain on the outside.
Once you’re in charge of your job, your house, your children, getting the food on the table, doing all of this, all of the time, it’d be nice for someone else to be in charge for a bit maybe.
I hate having my photograph taken.
Everyone’s clamoring for the fourth book in the ‘Fifty Shades’ trilogy, which makes me laugh. Just the part of ‘a fourth book in trilogy’ that makes me laugh, not the clamoring for the next book.
God forbid that women have fantasies.
Any relationship that you have is about negotiation – anything – whether there is a written contract or not.
Never trust a man who can dance.
I think virgins are far more interesting to write about. If we’ve been around the block a few times, we know what to expect. Not so with virgins.
Men aren’t really complicated. They are very simple, literal creatures. They usually mean what they say. And we spend hours trying to analyze what they’ve said, when really it’s obvious.
Women basically want the same thing – a good passionate story, a great fantasy – and for our partners to do the laundry and the washing up.
I think you can only be truly mad at someone you really love.
All a writer wants is to be read, and people are so flattering and lovely. I mean, there are witches out there as well. But most are so kind.
The best person to write for is yourselfвЂ”and what better place to start than in a journal.
I came up with a story and I wrote it.
I do not look at the world in terms of black and white – and I find people who do rather scary. I think it’s all shades of grey.
I think women love a passionate love story.
A controlling man, surely a mythical creature?
Sometimes I wonder if there’s something wrong with me. Perhaps I’ve spent too long in the company of my literary romantic heroes, and consequently my ideals and expectations are far too high.
I think women love to read love stories.
I don’t watch much British television at all. I mean, it’s ironic because I used to work in it for years.
So you’ve just slept with him, given him your virginity, a man who doesn’t love you. In fact, he has odd ideas about you, wants to make you some sort of kinky sex slave.
I see myself as a story teller.
Write for yourself. That’s it. And write every day.
Don’t get your panties in such a twist… and give me back mine.