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Ian Fleming

British,  Author
Total Quotes : 21
Woman Illusion Should

A woman should be an illusion.

- Ian Fleming

Them Seemed Reflected

Bond reflected that good Americans were fine people and that most of them seemed to come from Texas.

- Ian Fleming

Ambition Stakes

I'm not in the Shakespeare stakes. I have no ambition.

- Ian Fleming

Horse Middle Ends

A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.

- Ian Fleming

Love Concerned Perfectly

As for sex, well, I mean sex is a perfectly respectable subject as far as Shakespeare is concerned. I mean, all history is love and violence.

- Ian Fleming

Book My Life Been

I was just on the edge of getting married, and I was frenzied at the prospect of this great step in my life after having been a bachelor for so long. And I really wanted to take my mind off of the agony, and so I decided to sit down and write a book.

- Ian Fleming

Years Wanting Transferred

As a result of 50 years of emancipation, feminine qualities were dying out or being transferred to the males. Pansies of both sexes were everywhere, not yet completely homosexual, but confused not knowing what they were. The result was a herd of unhappy sexual misfits... the women wanting to dominate and the men to be nannied.

- Ian Fleming

Hero James Least

I don't regard James Bond precisely as a hero, but at least he does get on and do his duty, in an extremely corny way.

- Ian Fleming

Genius Wait Arrive

If I wait for the genius to come, it just doesn't arrive.

- Ian Fleming

Add Marriages Most

Most marriages don't add two people together. They subtract one from the other.

- Ian Fleming

Always Never Otherwise

Never say 'no' to adventures. Always say 'yes', otherwise you'll lead a very dull life.

- Ian Fleming

Some Very James

People do connect me with James Bond simply because I happen to like scrambled eggs and short-sleeved shirts and some of the things that James Bond does, but I certainly haven't got his guts nor his very lively appetites.

- Ian Fleming

Light Woman Like

Men want a woman whom they can turn on and off like a light switch.

- Ian Fleming

Men World Caused

It was the short men that caused all the trouble in the world.

- Ian Fleming

Trying Waste Prolong

I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.

- Ian Fleming

Twice Happenstance Times

Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.

- Ian Fleming

Doing Think Always

Older women are best, because they always think they may be doing it for the last time.

- Ian Fleming

Death Face Twice

You only live twice. Once when you are born and once when you look death in the face.

- Ian Fleming

Thought About James

One of the bibles of my youth was 'Birds of the West Indies,' by James Bond, a well-known ornithologist, and when I was casting about for a name for my protagonist I thought, 'My God, that's the dullest name I've ever heard,' so I appropriated it. Now the dullest name in the world has become an exciting one.

- Ian Fleming

Book About Before

Writing about 2,000 words in three hours every morning, 'Casino Royale' dutifully produced itself. I wrote nothing and made no corrections until the book was finished. If I had looked back at what I had written the day before I might have despaired.

- Ian Fleming