Yan Fleming

Yan Fleming

English writer, author of novels about the superspy James Bond
Bond always mistrusted short men. They grew up from childhood with an inferiority complex. All their lives they would strive to be big - bigger than the others who had teased them as a child. Napoleon had been short, and Hitler. It was the short men that caused all the trouble in the world.More Yan Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
...Goldfinger could not have known that high tension was Bond's natural way of life and that pressure and danger relaxed him.More Yan Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It was the same with the whole Russian machine. Fear was the impulse. For them it was always safer to advance than retreat. Advance against the enemy and the bullet might miss you. Retreat, evade, betray and the bullet would never miss.More Yan Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All the greatest men are maniacs. They are possessed by a mania which drives them forward towards thier goal. The great scientists, the philosophers, the religious leaders - all maniacs. What else but a blind singlenee of purpose could have given focus to thier genius, would have kept them in the groove of purpose. Mania ... is as priceless as genius.More Yan Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He could not just wear a watch. It had to be a Rolex.More Yan Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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