If you want your fridge-freezer and your car and a nice house and asphalt on the roads and a health service, then thank the weapons business. Thank the war economy that drives us to this.
("The Eyre Affair")
More Quotes from Jasper Fforde:What is there to forgive?. . .Ignore forgive and concentrate on living. Life for you is short; far too short to allow small jealousies to infringe on the happiness which can be yours only for the briefest of times.
Mücken haben die blaue Ziege gestochen.
Literary detection and firearms don't really go hand in hand; pen mighter than the sword and so forth.
Take no heed of her.... She reads a lot of books.
We were developing a machine that used egg white, heat and sugar to synthesize methanol when a power surge caused an implosion. Owens was meringued. By the time we chipped him out the poor chap had expired.
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