Quotation by Dalton Trumbo

Y'know Pete, back where I come from folks call that love stuff "quick poison" or "slow poison." If it's quick poison it hurts you all over real bad like a shock of electricity. But if it's slow poison, well, it's like a fever that aches in your bones for a thousand years.
Dalton Trumbo (1905–1976), U.S. screenwriter. Victor Fleming. Al Yackey (Ward Bond), A Guy Named Joe, helping Pete sort out his feelings towards Dorinda (1943).

Adaptation by Frederick Hazlitt Brennan from an original story by Chandler Sprague and David Boehm; original name, James Dalton Trumbo.
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