Best Quotes by Raymond Chandler (Top 10)

  1. To say goodbye is to die a little.
  2. There is no trap so deadly as the trap you set for yourself.
  3. From 30 feet away she looked like a lot of class. From 10 feet away she looked like something made up to be seen from 30 feet away.
  4. Dead men are heavier than broken hearts.
  5. It was a blonde. A blonde to make a bishop kick a hole in a stained-glass window.
  6. It seemed like a nice neighborhood to have bad habits in.
  7. A man who drinks too much on occasion is still the same man as he was sober. An alcoholic, a real alcoholic, is not the same man at all. You can't predict anything about him for sure except that he will be someone you never met before.
  8. Throw up into your typewriter every morning. Clean up every noon.
  9. The girl gave him a look which ought to have stuck at least four inches out of his back.
  10. She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket.

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