Alan Furst Quotes.

1. "The earth is four-fifths water, that's a lot of room to hide, so the great trick of naval warfare has always been to find the enemy before he finds you. You're finished, if you can't do that, and all the courage and sacrifice in the world simply adds up to a lost war."
- Quote by Alan Furst

2. "At least, he thought, looking down at his feet, his socks were still in decent shape. It was the socks that went first. A whore he knew said that she only took customers whose socks were in good condition. One of Casson's fellow lodgers showed him how he used a pen to color in the skin that showed white in the holes."
- Quote by Alan Furst

4. "want you to think about it. I’m not in a hurry. The best would be: we give Adolf a boot in the ass, you come back here, and we’ll call this the first payment on a new project. Casson handed the check to Fleischer, who looked at it, then put it in the inside pocket of his jacket. He stood and extended a hand. Jean-Claude, he said. That was Casson’s affectionate nickname, in fact his first and middle names. Send a postcard. Fleischer was suddenly close to tears—didn’t trust himself to speak. He nodded, tight-lipped, and left the office. Good luck, Harry, Casson said. Gabriella stuck her head around the doorway. James Templeton is calling from London. Casson grabbed the phone with one hand while the other dug through a pile of dossiers on his desk, eventually coming up with"
- Alan Furst, Classic Spy Novels 3-Book Bundle: Night Soldiers

5. "wired Sofia to find out what to do about him. Though the country was ruled by Czar Boris and his army officers and the future was clear to those with the stomach to see it, foreign policy was ephemeral, and it was hard to know where to put your foot. Russia might be characterized as a wicked beast of a nation, but it was a very"
- Alan Furst, Classic Spy Novels 3-Book Bundle: Night Soldiers

6. "pajamas. He stumbled a little, the two men jerked him upright and his glasses went askew. They stopped at the back of the Stolypin car, and one of the men let him go in order to open the door. Instinctively, he adjusted his glasses. Turned his head. For a bare instant, he stared at Khristo. His face appeared to have somehow shrunk, and his eyes looked enormous. Then the two"
- Alan Furst, Classic Spy Novels 3-Book Bundle: Night Soldiers

7. "The printing presses of the state treasuries cranked out reams of paper currency- showing wise kinds and blissful martyrs- while bankers wept and peasants starved."
- Alan Furst, Night Soldiers

8. "Live today, for tomorrow we die."
- Alan Furst, Night Soldiers

9. "This year, of course, being 1936, there would be no figs."
- Alan Furst, Night Soldiers

10. "When you are done living for yourself, only then do you learn that living for others is the privilege,’ Renata"
- Alan Furst, Night Soldiers

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