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20+ quotes from Diamonds are Forever by Ian Fleming

Quotes from Diamonds are Forever

Ian Fleming ·  192 pages

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“Most marriages don't add two people together. They subtract one from the other.”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“Before a man's forty, girls cost nothing. After that you have to pay money, or tell a story. Of the two, it's the story that hurts most. Anyway I'm not forty yet.”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“It reads better than it lives”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“Bond sat for a moment frozen to his chair. Suddenly, there flashed unwanted into his mind that most sinister line in poetry: 'They reckon ill who leave me out. When me they fly, I am the wings.”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“The first thing he noticed was that Las Vegas seemed to have invented a new school of functional architecture, 'The Gilded Mousetrap School' he thought it might be called, whose main purpose was to channel the customer-mouse into the central gambling trap whether he wanted the cheese or not.”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“People are so damn sensitive about colour around here that you can’t even ask a barman for a jigger of rum. You have to ask for a jegro.”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“Mister. Nothing is forever. Only death is permanent. Nothing is forever except what you did to me.”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“Only law firm out there’s called Smith and Wesson.”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“Most marriages don’t add two people together. They subtract one from the other.”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“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, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“We’re both travelling bad roads and all bad roads lead to the bad town.”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“Leiter chuckled and reached in his left-hand pocket for a dime as they came to the Henry Hudson Bridge toll.”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“Now it’s your turn again,’ she said. ‘Buy me another drink and then tell me what sort of a woman you think would add to you.’ Bond gave his order to the steward. He lit a cigarette and turned back to her. ‘Somebody who can make Sauce Béarnaise as well as love,’ he said. ‘Holy mackerel! Just any old dumb hag who can cook and lie on her back?”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“Ever heard of “The House of Diamonds”?”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“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, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“I expect because I think I can handle life better on my own. Most marriages don’t add two people together. They subtract one from the other.”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“Ir ļoti skumji mazgāt ve­ļu, ja tajā nav neviena vīrieša krekla.”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“It reads better than it lives .”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“America’s a civilized country. More or less. What”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


“So you’re going to Las Vegas,’ said Bond. ‘Funny coincidence department.’ He told Leiter about his conversation with Shady Tree. ‘Sure,’ said Leiter. ‘No coincidence about it. We’re both travelling bad roads and all bad roads lead to the bad town. I”
― Ian Fleming, quote from Diamonds are Forever


About the author

Ian Fleming
Born place: in Mayfair, London, England
Born date May 28, 1908
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