Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler

American novelist and screenwriter
I've found that there are only two kinds that are any good: slang that has established itself in the language, and slang that you make up yourself. Everything else is apt to be passe before it gets into print.More Raymond Chandler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is pretty obvious that the debasement of the human mind caused by a constant flow of fraudulent advertising is no trivial thing. There is more than one way to conquer a countryMore Raymond Chandler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.More Raymond Chandler quotes [09/28/2011 03:09:42]
We have the whitest kitchens and the most shining bathrooms in the world. But in the lovely white kitchen the average [person] can’t produce a meal fit to eat, and the lovely shining bathroom is mostly a receptacle for deodorants, laxatives, sleeping pills, and the products of that confidence racket called the cosmetic industry. We make the finest packages in the world, Mr Marlowe. The stuff inside is mostly junk." —More Raymond Chandler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I'm killing time and it's dying hard.More Raymond Chandler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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