Raymond chandler Quotes

β€œThe tragedy of life, Howard, is not that the be...

β€œThe tragedy of life, Howard, is not that the beautiful things die young, but that they grow old and mean. It will not happen to me.” - Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 16
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"Chess is as elaborate a waste of hum...

"Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency." β€” Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 11
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β€œWe make the best boxes in the...

β€œWe make the best boxes in the world, Mr. Marlowe. The stuff inside is junk.” - Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 17
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"The truth of art keeps science from becomi...

"The truth of art keeps science from becoming inhuman, and the truth of science keeps art from becoming ridiculous." --Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 29
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"At least half the mystery novels published v...

"At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable." β€” Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 17
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"Chess is as elaborate a waste of hum...

"Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency." β€” Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 01
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To say goodbye ...

To say goodbye is to die a little. Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 05
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β€œThere are two kinds of truth; The truth that lights t...

β€œThere 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.” ― Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 11
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To say goodbye ...

To say goodbye is to die a little. Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 13
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"At least half the mystery novels published v...

"At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable." β€” Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 30
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β€œI needed a drink, I needed a lot of life insurance, I needed a vacation...

β€œI needed a drink, I needed a lot of life insurance, I needed a vacation, I needed a home in the country. What I had was a coat, a hat and a gun. I put them on and went out of the room.” Raymond Chandler, Farewell, My Lovely
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 30
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"If you know that platinum won’t melt under about 30000 F. by itself, but will melt at ...

"If you know that platinum won’t melt under about 30000 F. by itself, but will melt at the glance of a pair of deep blue eyes if you put it near a bar of lead, then you don’t know how men make love in the twentieth century.” Raymond Chandler - The Simple Art of Murder
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 02
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"You can't judge people by what they...

"You can't judge people by what they do. If you judge them at all, it must be by what they are" - Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 07
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"The French have a phrase for it. The bastards hav...

"The French have a phrase for it. The bastards have a phrase for everything and they are always right. To say goodbye is to die a little." -Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 14
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"Some days I feel like playing it s...

"Some days I feel like playing it smooth. Some days I feel like playing it like a waffle iron." -Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 07
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"When in doubt, have a man c...

"When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand." - Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 20
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I don’t mind if you don’t like my manners....

I don’t mind if you don’t like my manners. They’re pretty bad. I grieve over them during the long winter evenings. -Raymond Chandler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 10
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"I needed a drink, I needed a lot of life insurance, I need...

"I needed a drink, I needed a lot of life insurance, I needed a vacation, I needed a home in the country. What I had was a coat, a hat and a gun." - Raymond Chandler, Farewell my Lovely
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 23
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