Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.
Quote by Raymond Chandler
It is pretty obvious that the debasement of the human mind caused by a constant...
The more you reason the less you create.
He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.
I do a great deal of research - particularly in the apartments of tall blondes.
She jerked away from me like a startled fawn might, if I had a startled...
Its idea of ''production value'' is spending a million dollars dressing up a story that...
Common sense always speaks too late. Common sense is the guy who tells you ought...
I regard psychiatry as fifty percent bunk, thirty percent fraud, ten percent parrot talk, and...
If you liked a book, don't meet the author
The flood of print has turned reading into a process of gulping rather than savoring.
A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled.
Chess is the most elaborate waste of human intelligence outside of an advertising agency.
She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket.
The English may not always be the best writers in the world, but they are...
The moment a man sets his thoughts down on paper, however secretly, he is in...
I guess God made Boston on a wet Sunday.
Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third...
Woe, woe, woe... in a little while we shall all be dead. Therefore let us...
I certainly admire people who do things.
The creative artist seems to be almost the only kind of man that you could...