Martin Cruz Smith Quotes

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Martin Cruz Smith Quotes

If you take the contempt some Americans have for yuppies and multiply it by 10 you might come close to understanding their attitude towards the City, as they call it - London, the people of the south.
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He never had been good at arguing with women; they tapped into pools of resentment over slights that had steeped for years.

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Well, the Romanies have been around for five thousand years, longer than any nation. And why? Because we know how to survive. The Aryans tried to kill us, the Persians, the Tatars, the Magyars, the Africans, the Germans, everybody. But we stay together, and we move on, and we keep one thing in mind, to survive, and that is our greatest secret.

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She [Kali] does according to her wisdom in destroying what is useless or what has lived its destined time.

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There are not many road signs in Russia, you know. He laughed. If you don't know where the road goes, you shouldn't be on it.

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The chief investigator for Special Cases was a composite of the most ordinary features, a stencil of a man.

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Your such a cynic.
Exactly, thats what you call a guy who tells you the truth.

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As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money.

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I hate to be categorized.

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'High Concept' means a book or a film whose core idea can be stated in a single sentence, such as 'Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito are twins.' Or, 'Arnold is pregnant.'

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I have another Russian idea, too, with a place and a period, so I guess I have enough to keep me busy for quite some time, especially considering that I'm such a slow writer.

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I'm very aware when I'm speaking to the English of how flat my Mid-Atlantic American voice is.

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The fact is that I loved being in England.

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I never thought I would just be doing Arkady books.

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It was like passing the scene of a highway accident and being relieved to learn that nobody had been seriously injured.

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I used to be treated like an idiot, now I'm treated like an idiot savant.

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