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"A few puffs and the night would be spent searching wardrobe corners for invisible enemies.
Real life provided all the paranoia he could handle."
"They say a
woman marries a man with the belief she can change him, and she can't.
A man marries a woman with the belief that she won't change, and she
of a generation brought up to suspect themselves."
are filthy. His hair is windblown. His face has lost all color. He is
unpalatable truth is that adversity breeds friendships that trascend
hate the way some American cunts call lassies cunts. Fuckin offensive,
after all, nothing more demoralising than coming fourth in an
"'Don't say disinterested. When
what you mean is uninterested.'"
"'Soy el que
no se levanta cuando el Caudillo habla por la radio.'"
mujer de etnia herero, tribu del África Sudoccidental casi extinguida
por el genocidio alemán, aún más brutal que el de los turcos contra los
"'Yes – but we
don't snog behind bike sheds. We make love.'
She said that just just to freak me out. There really was no call for
that kind of language."
chose from the terms 'street-walker', 'lady of the night', or
'member of the old profession'."
you are a guy, you have to embrace all things that go against your
nature: thoughtfulness, sentimentality, caring, listening, and
purchasing expensive gifts."
„So hatte es
damals mit Baader-Meinhof auch angefangen, und am Ende waren alle tot
oder in der DDR.“
"Granny, as I
went on to learn, was more terrified of fire than beer is of a thirsty
"I know you
shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but no one ever said anything
about the smell."
Den Plural von ‚Hundsfott‘ hatte Bernie noch nie gehört.
Welch ein Wort! Das mußte sei 1930 außer Gebrauch sein.“
Billing. He hoped he never saw another time sheet, never again glanced
at his watch and divided an hour into tenths..."
„Das ist der
Nachteil, wenn man zu attraktiv ist. Da kriegt man als junger Mensch zu
wenig Kritik ab, und dann steht man später blöd
me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
and give them assault rifles. That's the U Street Crew."
"'If it is
Luigi, he's maybe sick, maybe doesn't come tonight. Sometimes he works,
"A week later
and forty miles up the Keys, an unemployed marijuana addict was living
off a diet of illegal seafood."