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Raymond Chandler Quotes: 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


Raymond Chandler
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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.



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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.



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



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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.



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



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