Gun Quotes.

1. "Some people have things written all over their faces; the big guy had a couple of words misspelled in crayon on his."
- Jonathan Lethem, Gun

2. "Apologies aren't something you want to get in the habit of practicing in the mirror"
- Jonathan Lethem, Gun

3. "I jotted the name down mentally on that tattered notepad I call a memory. The pen skipped."
- Jonathan Lethem, Gun

4. "But the day I can't shrug off a twinge of self-pity, is the day I'm washed up for keeps."
- Jonathan Lethem, Gun

5. "Nobody said anything while I opened the bag and took out the egg salad sandwich. It was one of those funny moments when a bit of normal human activity embarrasses everybody out of their bluster and hostility, and roles are momentarily laid aside."
- Jonathan Lethem, Gun

6. "I'd underestimated him. I assumed anyone who started out gut-punching you in an elevator couldn't have all that much else in his arsenal. For instance, I had no idea he could smile, let alone at such an inappropriate time."
- Jonathan Lethem, Gun

7. "I was playing it existential, and maybe a bit stupid, but it was the only way I knew how to play it."
- Jonathan Lethem, Gun

8. "The dentist swiveled on his heels and disappeared, leaving me there to massage my jaw back into feeling after its brief, masochistic marriage to the top of my wooden desk."
- Jonathan Lethem, Gun

9. "He couldn't be more than twenty-five, but he obviously lived enough to have things to regret. He looked like he'd taken a long fall a short time ago. Pieces of the man he'd been were jumbled up with the new guy, the lost soul."
- Jonathan Lethem, Gun

10. "The clouds were still bunched up in the sky like a gang on a street corner, and it looked to me like they had the sun pretty effectively intimidated."
- Jonathan Lethem, Gun

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