Hard Boiled Fiction Famous Quotes & Sayings

27 Hard Boiled Fiction Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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Most crime fiction, no matter how 'hard-boiled' or bloodily forensic, is essentially sentimental, for most crime writers are disappointed romantics.John Banville Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By John Banville: Most crime fiction, no matter how 'hard-boiled' or bloodily forensic, is essentially sentimental, for most
I wrote my graduate thesis at New York University on hard-boiled fiction from the 1930s and 1940s, so, for about two years, I read nothing but Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, James Cain and Chester Himes. I developed such a love for this kind of writing.Megan Abbott Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Megan Abbott: I wrote my graduate thesis at New York University on hard-boiled fiction from the 1930s
If you want to change the world,learn to change yourself first.Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib R.A Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib R.A: If you want to change the world,learn to change yourself first.
Calvino remembered he had no food in the house and would have to go shopping on Sukhumvit Road. Then he planned to crawl into his bed and sleep, the kind of deep sleep without dreams or hopes, a sleep without regrets, without knowing or thinking how things got the way they are or how occasional fragments of decency escaped the forces of gravity.Christopher G. Moore Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Christopher G. Moore: Calvino remembered he had no food in the house and would have to go shopping
The fey wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them. CHARLES DE LINTGraham Joyce Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Graham Joyce: The fey wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight
I am more of an herb guy than a spice guy. It comes back to a certain conservatism I have regarding food. The French are not big on spices; they use more herbs. I know the spices used in European cooking and use them in moderation. I am not going to serve a dish that is wildly nutmegged!" David Waltuck, Chanterelle NYCKaren Page Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Karen Page: I am more of an herb guy than a spice guy. It comes back to
Shearer could be at 100% fitness, but not peak fitness.Graham Taylor Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Graham Taylor: Shearer could be at 100% fitness, but not peak fitness.
You don't trust money to a junkie. You don't trust money to anyone with hard needs.Walter Kaylin Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Walter Kaylin: You don't trust money to a junkie. You don't trust money to anyone with hard
My father taught me to love detective fiction writers such as Raymond Chandler. When I decided to have a hard-boiled detective series I did a lot of studying before I wrote the first book. I learned police procedure, the California criminal law, and many areas outside my expertise.Sue Grafton Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Sue Grafton: My father taught me to love detective fiction writers such as Raymond Chandler. When I
I definitely have an affection for detective fiction, and when I first read Dashiell Hammett's 'The Maltese Falcon,' that book and its author made an enormous impression on me as a reader and a writer, and led me to other hard-boiled American writers like Raymond Chandler and Ross McDonald, among many.Avi Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Avi: I definitely have an affection for detective fiction, and when I first read Dashiell Hammett's
You're about to meet a new great dame of crime fiction in Death Was the Other Woman. Linda L. Richards does a stunning job in creating a character with a voice and eye right out of a 1930s L.A. hard-boiled classic: guns and gams, booze and bodies, peepers and perps. Move over, Sam Spade: Kitty Pangborn is on the case.Linda Fairstein Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Linda Fairstein: You're about to meet a new great dame of crime fiction in Death Was the
Beauty is not between a size 0 and a size 8. It's not a number at all.Ellen DeGeneres Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Ellen DeGeneres: Beauty is not between a size
I'll be in an institution for paupers, happy in my utter defeat, mixed up with the rabble of would-be geniuses who were no more than beggars with dreams, thrown in with the anonymous throng of those who didn't have strength enough to conquer nor renunciation enough to conquer by not competing.Fernando Pessoa Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Fernando Pessoa: I'll be in an institution for paupers, happy in my utter defeat, mixed up with
She's dead. So is your fat pansy. You can be dead, too, if you want.Richard Stark Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Richard Stark: She's dead. So is your fat pansy. You can be dead, too, if you want.
Her bosom filled the jacket like a pair of boxing gloves stuck inside it.Walter Kaylin Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Walter Kaylin: Her bosom filled the jacket like a pair of boxing gloves stuck inside it.
I edited that [men's adventure] stuff, I read it all. I went from that to The Saturday Evening Post. The very first day at the Post, I edited a piece by John O'Hara and Hannah Arendt. She said, 'Come on, vat are you doink?'

"I said, 'You're okay Arendt, but you're no Walter Kaylin.
Mel Shestack Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Mel Shestack: I edited that [men's adventure] stuff, I read it all. I went from that to
Sometimes a girl's gotta be bad to be good.

Murder in the Dog Park
Jill Yesko Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Jill Yesko: Sometimes a girl's gotta be bad to be good.Murder in the Dog Park
I remember while I was at school some of my Muslim friends talked about a handful of people spoiling things in every culture. Hatred or hurt or pain isn't specific to a religion. I think it's a matter of acceptance. The one thing the world has to accept is everybody is different. What is normal to us is different and unusual to somebody else.Jessie J. Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Jessie J.: I remember while I was at school some of my Muslim friends talked about a
Tono Phul used to entertain his guests by having the Filipino break two by fours in half with his karate chops. I saw him break a desk apart that way. Once, Tono Phul put him in a cage with an orangutan. The Filipino broke the ape's neck and then kicked it to death. He was the worst thing that ever came down the pike, and when Tono Phul had him tie me to a pool table and work me over, I was sure my time had come.Walter Kaylin Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Walter Kaylin: Tono Phul used to entertain his guests by having the Filipino break two by fours
Walter Kaylin was great! He was outrageous, he just carried it off. He'd have this one guy killing a thousand other guys. Then they beat him into the ground, you think he's dead, but he rises up again and kills another thousand guys.Mario Puzo Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Mario Puzo: Walter Kaylin was great! He was outrageous, he just carried it off. He'd have this
The fact that he gave her the creeps just proved she was normal. He had the flat, dead face of an item turned out by machines. His eyes were cold as marbles pressed into dough. His insides went with the surface. He could beat a man insane or take it himself, and it didn't mean a thing to him.Walter Kaylin Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Walter Kaylin: The fact that he gave her the creeps just proved she was normal. He had
The Chinese went to their knees trying desperately to get their rifles into action, but the Mongols were on them too fast. Abusing their horses cruelly, they drove them right in among the riflemen, and men were kicked, stamped upon and died beneath frantic hooves.Walter Kaylin Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Walter Kaylin: The Chinese went to their knees trying desperately to get their rifles into action, but
The gravest question any of us face is whether we do or do not love the Lord.Aiden Wilson Tozer Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Aiden Wilson Tozer: The gravest question any of us face is whether we do or do not love
Do I have to do everything myself?" The cry was a soul-freezing mixture of rage and torment. "Ain't there no one to stop asking questions and just do my bidding? By God, I'll kill and kill and kill and kill and never stop killing if people don't do what I say. I'll beat you dummies till the blood runs out of your eyes. I'll tie every man on this godforsaken island to a tree and he'll bark like a dog for me to throw him a bone.Walter Kaylin Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Walter Kaylin: Do I have to do everything myself?" The cry was a soul-freezing mixture of rage
without sense or reasonShaun Tan Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Shaun Tan: without sense or reason
I'm asking about the kid," Root said. "What does she get out of it?"
"My fist in her ear if she asks as many questions as you do," Pennant said. "You worry too much. Well, what do you say, Sultan?
Walter Kaylin Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Walter Kaylin: I'm asking about the kid," Root said. "What does she get out of it?""My fist
Bosch had left Nigeria with his infamous Butcher Boys - assorted sizes, shapes and colors, but all killers for a price - when his scheme to take over a native village backfired. He had figured on cleaning up by selling the village girls in the Congo but found himself dodging spears, knives and related items of cutlery instead.Walter Kaylin Hard Boiled Fiction Sayings By Walter Kaylin: Bosch had left Nigeria with his infamous Butcher Boys - assorted sizes, shapes and colors,