Ian Fleming Quotes

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Ian Fleming quotes: Bond looked at the beautiful day and smiled. And no man, not even Mr. Big, would have liked the expression on his face. Bond looked at the beautiful day and smiled. And no man, not even Mr. Big, would have liked the expression on his face.
Ian Fleming quotes: Champagne and Benzedrine! Never again. Champagne and Benzedrine! Never again.
Ian Fleming quotes: At gambling, the deadly sin is to mistake bad play for bad luck. At gambling, the deadly sin is to mistake bad play for bad luck.
Ian Fleming quotes: Shooting hell out of a piece of cardboard doesn't prove anything' was his single-line introduction to the Small-arms Defence Manual. Shooting hell out of a piece of cardboard doesn't prove anything' was his single-line introduction to the Small-arms Defence Manual.
Ian Fleming quotes: Benzedrine,' he said. 'I rang up my secretary before dinner and asked her to wangle some out of the surgery at Headquarters. Benzedrine,' he said. 'I rang up my secretary before dinner and asked her to wangle some out of the surgery at Headquarters.
Ian Fleming quotes: I do believe I'm tight,' she said, 'how disgraceful. Please, James, don't be ashamed of me. I did so want to be gay. And I am gay. I do believe I'm tight,' she said, 'how disgraceful. Please, James, don't be ashamed of me. I did so want to be gay. And I am gay.
Ian Fleming quotes: He's not a bad guy really, except he's so crooked, you shake hands with him you better count your fingers afterwards. He's not a bad guy really, except he's so crooked, you shake hands with him you better count your fingers afterwards.
Ian Fleming quotes: James Bond, with two double bourbons inside him, sat in the final departure lounge of Miami Airport and thought about life and death. James Bond, with two double bourbons inside him, sat in the final departure lounge of Miami Airport and thought about life and death.
Ian Fleming quotes: Mr Bond, they have a saying in Chicago: 'Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it's enemy action'. Mr Bond, they have a saying in Chicago: 'Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it's enemy action'.
Ian Fleming quotes: I don't regard James Bond precisely as a hero, but at least he does get on and do his duty, in an extremely corny way. I don't regard James Bond precisely as a hero, but at least he does get on and do his duty, in an extremely corny way.
Ian Fleming quotes: And then one day when you're playing your little game you'll suddenly find yourself pinned down like a butterfly. And then one day when you're playing your little game you'll suddenly find yourself pinned down like a butterfly.
Ian Fleming quotes: His headache was still sitting over his right eye as if it had been nailed there. His headache was still sitting over his right eye as if it had been nailed there.
Ian Fleming quotes: The safe, empty room sneered at him. The safe, empty room sneered at him.
Ian Fleming quotes: You only live twice:Once when you are bornAnd once when you look death in the face You only live twice:
Once when you are born
And once when you look death in the face
Ian Fleming quotes: The stars winked down their cryptic morse and he had no key to their cipher. The stars winked down their cryptic morse and he had no key to their cipher.
Ian Fleming quotes: He suddenly dropped his bantering tone and looked at Bond sharply and venomously. He suddenly dropped his bantering tone and looked at Bond sharply and venomously.
Ian Fleming quotes: I'm not in the Shakespeare stakes. I have no ambition. I'm not in the Shakespeare stakes. I have no ambition.
Ian Fleming quotes: Bond didn't defend the practice. He simply maintained that the more effort and ingenuity you put into gambling, the more you took out. Bond didn't defend the practice. He simply maintained that the more effort and ingenuity you put into gambling, the more you took out.
Ian Fleming quotes: He says that courage is a capital sum reduced by expenditure. He says that courage is a capital sum reduced by expenditure.
Ian Fleming quotes: Worry is a dividend paid to disaster before it is due. Worry is a dividend paid to disaster before it is due.
Ian Fleming quotes: Our prisons are full of people who think they're Napoleon..or God. Our prisons are full of people who think they're Napoleon..or God.
Ian Fleming quotes: Older women are best, because they always think they may be doing it for the last time. Older women are best, because they always think they may be doing it for the last time.
Ian Fleming quotes: The double The double 0 numerals signify an agent who has killed and who is privileged to kill on active service.
Ian Fleming quotes: I'm looking for Commander James Bond, not an overgrown stunt man. [on meeting Sean Connery] I'm looking for Commander James Bond, not an overgrown stunt man. [on meeting Sean Connery]
Ian Fleming quotes: In his mind he fingered the necklace of the days to come. In his mind he fingered the necklace of the days to come.
Ian Fleming quotes: They want us dead,' said Bond calmly. 'So we have to stay alive. They want us dead,' said Bond calmly. 'So we have to stay alive.
Ian Fleming quotes: Danger, like a third man, was standing in the room. Danger, like a third man, was standing in the room.
Ian Fleming quotes: Bond sat down and looked across into the tranquil, lined sailor's face that he loved, honoured and obeyed. Bond sat down and looked across into the tranquil, lined sailor's face that he loved, honoured and obeyed.
Ian Fleming quotes: I am a poet in deeds--not often in words. I am a poet in deeds--not often in words.
Ian Fleming quotes: If one could be right every hand, none of us would be here,' he said philosophically. If one could be right every hand, none of us would be here,' he said philosophically.
Ian Fleming quotes: power is the goal of all ambition, power is the goal of all ambition,
Ian Fleming quotes: Never send a man where you can send a bullet. Never send a man where you can send a bullet.
Ian Fleming quotes: You are about to awake when you dream that you are dreaming. You are about to awake when you dream that you are dreaming.
Ian Fleming quotes: Miss Moneypenny would have been desirable but for eyes which were cool and direct and quizzical. Miss Moneypenny would have been desirable but for eyes which were cool and direct and quizzical.
Ian Fleming quotes: Never say 'no' to adventures. Always say 'yes,' otherwise you'll lead a very dull life. Never say 'no' to adventures. Always say 'yes,' otherwise you'll lead a very dull life.
Ian Fleming quotes: Why not make it for always? Why not make it for always?
Ian Fleming quotes: Each dark conjecture came and for a moment settled like a vulture on Bond's shoulder and croaked into his ear that he had been a blind fool. Each dark conjecture came and for a moment settled like a vulture on Bond's shoulder and croaked into his ear that he had been a blind fool.
Ian Fleming quotes: Bond mistrusted anyone who tied his tie with a Windsor knot. It showed too much vanity. It was often the mark of a cad. Bond Bond mistrusted anyone who tied his tie with a Windsor knot. It showed too much vanity. It was often the mark of a cad. Bond
Ian Fleming quotes: Outside the bus the smell of sulphur hit Bond with sickening force. It was a horrible smell, from somewhere down in the stomach of the world. Outside the bus the smell of sulphur hit Bond with sickening force. It was a horrible smell, from somewhere down in the stomach of the world.
Ian Fleming quotes: Oh, it's all been such a lark. Oh, it's all been such a lark.
Ian Fleming quotes: I always make it a rule never to look back. Otherwise, I'd ask myself how I could write such piffle and live with myself, day after day. I always make it a rule never to look back. Otherwise, I'd ask myself how I could write such piffle and live with myself, day after day.
Ian Fleming quotes: If I wait for the genius to come, it just doesn't arrive. If I wait for the genius to come, it just doesn't arrive.
Ian Fleming quotes: Bond reflected that good Americans were fine people and that most of them seemed to come from Texas. Bond reflected that good Americans were fine people and that most of them seemed to come from Texas.
Ian Fleming quotes: Even the highest tree has an axe waiting at its foot. Even the highest tree has an axe waiting at its foot.
Ian Fleming quotes: Everything I write has a precedent in truth. Everything I write has a precedent in truth.
Ian Fleming quotes: Unfortunately most ways of making big money take a long time. By the time one has made the money one is too old to enjoy it. Unfortunately most ways of making big money take a long time. By the time one has made the money one is too old to enjoy it.
Ian Fleming quotes: Clean-shaven and dressed in the conventional disguise with which Brooks Brothers cover the shame of American millionaires. Clean-shaven and dressed in the conventional disguise with which Brooks Brothers cover the shame of American millionaires.
Ian Fleming quotes: She has black hair, blue eyes, and splendid ... er ... protuberances. Back and front,' he added. She has black hair, blue eyes, and splendid ... er ... protuberances. Back and front,' he added.
Ian Fleming quotes: Most marriages don't add two people together. They subtract one from the other. Most marriages don't add two people together. They subtract one from the other.
Ian Fleming quotes: A woman should be an illusion. A woman should be an illusion.
Ian Fleming quotes: It reads better than it lives It reads better than it lives
Ian Fleming quotes: Darling, the bath's absolutely right. Will you marry me?'She snorted. 'You need a slave, not a wife. Darling, the bath's absolutely right. Will you marry me?'
She snorted. 'You need a slave, not a wife.
Ian Fleming quotes: Everyone has the revolver of resignation in his pocket. Everyone has the revolver of resignation in his pocket.
Ian Fleming quotes: Put that in your pipe and smoke it. Put that in your pipe and smoke it.