Raymond Quotes

β€œIn politics the choice is never betw...

β€œIn politics the choice is never between good and evil but between the preferable and the detestable.” -- Raymond Aron
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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
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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
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"The world is a complex place, furt...

"The world is a complex place, further complicated by man's fickle nature."- Raymond Reddington (The Blacklist)
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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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I've known him a long time, most of it unpleasant. Still, something happen...

I've known him a long time, most of it unpleasant. Still, something happens when you've known someone that long. When after all of life's twists and turns, you look over and there they are, still in it with you -Raymond Redington
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"Failure is fo...

"Failure is for failures" - Captain Raymond Holt.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 27
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"You know what my problem with religion is? Man. Li...

"You know what my problem with religion is? Man. Like anything that has a potential to be beautiful, man will turn it into something ugly." - Raymond Reddington
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 23
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"We always felt as if every show was the m...

"We always felt as if every show was the most important thing in the world, but knew if we bombed, we'd live." β€” Raymond Joseph Teller
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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
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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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It's the children who the w...

It's the children who the world almost breaks that grow up to save it -Raymond Reddington
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 09
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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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Belief is such a rela...

Belief is such a relative concept. β€”Raymond Reddington, The Blacklist
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 15
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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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"There is nothing that can take the pain away. But eventually, you will find a way to li...

"There is nothing that can take the pain away. But eventually, you will find a way to live with it. There will be nightmares. And everyday when you wake up, it will be the first thing you think about. Until one day, it will be the second thing." - Raymond 'Red' Reddington
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 30
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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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I have found in my experience people rare...

I have found in my experience people rarely change. And when they do, they're not to be trusted. β€”Raymond Reddington, The Blacklist
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 09
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β€œIdeas are cheap. The diffi...

β€œIdeas are cheap. The difficult part is finding the team to execute them.”- Raymond Kwok
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 11
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Never underestimate the...

Never underestimate the power of glitter. β€”Raymond Reddington, The Blacklist
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 09
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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€˜To customs and beliefs, the very ones w...

β€˜To customs and beliefs, the very ones we hold sacred, sociology ruthlessly attaches the adjective β€œarbitrary”.’ - Raymond Aron
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 06
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"A wise man can learn more from a fool...

"A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer"- Bruce lee/Raymond Reddington
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 02
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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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"Nothing is better than eternal happiness. A ham san...

"Nothing is better than eternal happiness. A ham sandwich is better than nothing. Therefore, a ham sandwich is better than eternal happiness." - Raymond Smullyan.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 06
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"A woman stopped me on the sidewalk and...

"A woman stopped me on the sidewalk and asked me if I had the time. I said, 'I used to,' and walked away." – Raymond Carver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 26
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"There is nothing that can take the pain away. But eventually you will find a way to live w...

"There is nothing that can take the pain away. But eventually you will find a way to live with it. There will be nightmares. And every day when you wake up, it will be the first thing you think about. Until one day, it will be the second thing." - Raymond Reddington, The Blacklist
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 05
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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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"Never accept the proposition that just because a solution ...

"Never accept the proposition that just because a solution satisfies a problem, that it must be the only solution." -Raymond E. Feist: Magician (Master) The author's preferred edition
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 15
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"Dreams, you know, ...

"Dreams, you know, are what you wake up from." - Raymond Carver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 11
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"Nothing is better than eternal happiness. A ham sandwich is bett...

"Nothing is better than eternal happiness. A ham sandwich is better than nothing. Therefore, a ham sandwich is better than eternal happiness." - Raymond Smullyan, *What Is the Name of This Book?* (1978)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 05
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β€œLife is problems. Livin...

β€œLife is problems. Living is solving problems.” ― Raymond E. Feist, Silverthorn
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 01
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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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"There was this funny thing of an...

"There was this funny thing of anything could happen now that we realized everything had." - Raymond Carver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 07
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"It ought to make us feel ashamed when w...

"It ought to make us feel ashamed when we talk like we know what we're talking about when we talk about love." -Raymond Carver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 22
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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
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"There is no answer. It's okay. ...

"There is no answer. It's okay. But even if it wasn't okay, what am I supposed to do?" - Raymond Carver
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 12
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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
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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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"The heavy atoms of our body are formed in the co...

"The heavy atoms of our body are formed in the core of stars. So we are stardust, which is kind of gay, but fantastic at the same time." - Raymond Mustang
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β€œPeace of mind is attained ...

β€œPeace of mind is attained not by ignoring problems, but by solving them.” – Raymond Hull
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 20
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"When a giant fal...

"When a giant falls the fuss is louder." -Raymond Mustang
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 09
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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
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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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No, if anyone orders Merlot, ...

No, if anyone orders Merlot, I'm leaving. I am NOT drinking any fucking Merlot! - Miles Raymond
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 17
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