John Paxton quotes

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See, in the Navy, during the war, I got used to the idea that something might happen to me, I might not make it. Well, I also got ...
I've always credited the private detective with a high degree of omniscience. Or is that only true in rental fiction?
Do you really want to know who I think started the war?... Who would ever have believed that human beings would be stupid enough t ...
Maybe we were the blind mechanics of disaster, but you don't pin the guilt on the scientists that easily. You might as well pin it ...
No, it wasn't an accident, I didn't say that. It was carefully planned, down to the tiniest mechanical and emotional detail. But i ...
Oh no, darling, you didn't listen. Julian said she'd given up gin--for brandy. She says she can drink more brandy.
Mr. Marriott: I'm afraid I don't like your manner.
Philip Marlowe: Yeah, I've had complaints about it but it keeps getting wo
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Mrs. Grayle: You know, this'll be the first time I've ever killed anyone I knew so little and liked so well. What's your name?
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She was a charming middle-aged lady with a face like a bucket of mud. I gave her a drink. She was a gal who'd take a drink if she ...
We were watched. I didn't see anything, I felt it, in my stomach. I was a toad on a wet rock. A snake was looking at my back.
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