Being an author is being in charge of your own personal insane asylum.
It is impossible to discourage the real writers — they don’t give a damn what you say, they’re going to write.
With many readers, brilliancy of style passes for affluence of thought; they mistake buttercups in the grass for immeasurable gold mines under ground.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I deserve all the love you can spare me. And I want a lot more than I deserve.
“You got types?”
“Only you, darling — lanky brunettes with wicked jaws.”
We didn’t exactly believe your story, Miss O’Shaughnessy, we believed your 200 dollars. I mean you paid us more than if you had been telling us the truth, and enough more to make it all right.
I’ve been as bad an influence on American literature as anyone I can think of.
Well, Wilmer, I’m sorry to lose you. I couldn’t be fonder of you if you were my own son. But, well, if you lose a son, its possible to get another. There’s only one Maltese Falcon.
“I haven’t lived a good life. I’ve been bad, worse than you could know.”
“You know, that’s good, because if you actually were as innocent as you pretend to be, we’d never get anywhere”
Listen, Dundy, it’s been a long time since I burst into tears because a policeman didn’t like me.
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