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Dashiell Hammett Quotes

Another man whose social life has ruined him.

Feed the lettuce to the bunny and eat the bunny.

I deserve all the love you can spare me. And I want a lot more than I deserve.

I don't know much about him; never heard him say more than nope or yup.

I have not killed anyone. They will not let me.

I haven't any sort of plans for the future but I reckon things will work out in some manner.

I like women. I really like women.

I've been as bad an influence on American literature as anyone I can think of.

It's awfully easy to be in love in jail.

It's sometimes better to pretend I don't hear the sound of somebody in the nearby woods with a shotgun.

Looks like she's been slapping the kid again.

Our lawyers had their chat with the Supreme Court Justice, and promised to repast the chat to other members of the Supreme Court to find out whether they wanted to hear us out.

People always say things like, Oh, well, he was suffering so much that he was better off dying. But that's not true. You're always better off living.

She seems to be having a pretty good time despite her worrying. That's Lily.

Strictly speaking, there are no real substitutes for sexual satisfaction.

Thanks for the information about what we call business.

The roof might fall in; anything could happen.

With what dope I got I think it fills me in pretty well.

You got to look on the bright side, even if there ain't one.