Raymond Chandler

1888 - 1959

A Quote by Raymond Chandler on sleep

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The Big Sleep

Raymond Chandler (1888 - 1959)

Source: title of novel, 1939

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A Quote by Raymond Chandler on idealism and money

However top lofty and idealistic a man may be, he can always rationalize his right to earn money.

Raymond Chandler (1888 - 1959)

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A Quote by Raymond Chandler

She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket.

Raymond Chandler (1888 - 1959)

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A Quote by Raymond Chandler on imperfection, justice, and laws

The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.

Raymond Chandler (1888 - 1959)

Source: The Long Good-bye, 1953

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A Quote by Raymond Chandler on doubt

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When in doubt, have two guys come through the door with guns.

Raymond Chandler (1888 - 1959)

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A Quote by Raymond Chandler on angels and food

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

Raymond Chandler (1888 - 1959)

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