The more you reason the less you create.
Quote by Raymond Chandler
Raymond Chandler Quotes
The minute you try to talk business with him he takes the attitude that he...
That's one thing I like about Hollywood. The writer is there revealed in his ultimate...
I do a great deal of research - particularly in the apartments of tall blondes.
When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his...
If you liked a book, don't meet the author
He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food
She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket.
Its idea of ''production value'' is spending a million dollars dressing up a story that...
It is not a fragrant world.
When I split an infinitive, God damn it, I split it so it will stay...
Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an...
A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled.
Good critical writing is measured by the perception and evaluation of the subject; bad critical...
I knew one thing: as soon as anyone said you didn't need a gun, you'd...
I guess God made Boston on a wet Sunday.
I certainly admire people who do things.
A really good detective never gets married.
The overall picture, as the boys say, is of a degraded community whose idealism even...
He who gives his heart will not deny his money.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.