09 December 2011

quotes on the underground 2

Class is a thing that has a way of dissolving rapidly in alcohol. Raymond Chandler

What can anyone give you greater than now, starting here, right in this room, when you turn around? - William Stafford

I'm a fellow that likes to take an idea over by the light and have a good look at it. Raymond Chandler

Your dresses should be tight enough to show you’re a woman and loose enough to show you’re a lady. Oscar winning costume designer Edith Head

If you wish to drown, do not torture yourself with shallow water. Bulgarian Proverb

Pleasure disappoints, possibility never. Soren Kierkegaard

He was a guy who talked with commas, like a heavy novel. Raymond Chandler

And the rest is rust and stardust. Vladimir Nabokov

Beautiful is such a certainty,/ but uncertainty is more beautiful. Wislawa Szymborska

 Even the handsomest men do not have the same momentary effect on the world as a truly beautiful woman does.  

I thought you were as solid as a stone in my hand, but you were snow. Jonathan Carroll 

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