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Raymond Chandler Quotes: Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.
         

Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.


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When I split an infinitive, God damn it, I split it so it stays split.



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Down these mean streets a man must go who is neither tarnished nor afraid



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He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.



Some are able and humane men and some are low-grade individuals with the morals of a goat, the artistic integrity of a slot machine, and the manners of a floorwalker with delusions of grandeur.

Some are able and humane men and some are low-grade individuals with the morals of a goat, the artistic integrity of a slot machine, and the manners of a floorwalker with delusions of grandeur.



It was a blonde. A blonde to make a bishop kick a hole in a stained-glass window.

It was a blonde. A blonde to make a bishop kick a hole in a stained-glass window.



There are two kinds of truth; The truth that lights the way and the truth that warms the heart. The fist of these is science and the second is art.

There are two kinds of truth; The truth that lights the way and the truth that warms the heart. The fist of these is science and the second is art.



It seemed like a nice neighborhood to have bad habits in.

It seemed like a nice neighborhood to have bad habits in.



The challenge of screenwriting is to say much in little and then take half of that little out and still preserve an effect of leisure and natural movement

The challenge of screenwriting is to say much in little and then take half of that little out and still preserve an effect of leisure and natural movement



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At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable.






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