Inherent Vice Quotes.

1. "What goes around may come around, but it never ends up exactly the same place, you ever notice? Like a record on a turntable, all it takes is one groove's difference and the universe can be on into a whole 'nother song."
- Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice

2. "What, I should only trust good people? Man, good people get bought and sold every day. Might as well trust somebody evil once in a while, it makes no more or less sense."
- Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice

3. ". . . yet there is no avoiding time, the sea of time, the sea of memory and forgetfulness, the years of promise, gone and unrecoverable, of the land almost allowed to claim its better destiny, only to the claim jumped by evildoers known all too well, and taken instead and held hostage to the future we must live in now forever."
- Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice

4. "Can't say it often enough - change your hair, change your life."
- Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice

5. "... as long as American life was something to be escaped from, the cartel would always be assured a bottomless pool of new customers."
- Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice

6. "You can only cruse the boulevards of regret so far, and then you've got to get back up onto the freeway again."
- Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice

7. "Questions arose. Like, what in the fuck was going on here, basically."
- Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice

8. "It had been dark at the beach for hours, he hadn't been smoking much and it wasn't headlights – but before she turned away, he could swear he saw light falling on her face, the orange light just after sunset that catches a face turned to the west, watching the ocean for someone to come in on the last wave of the day, in to shore and safety."
- Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice

9. "Hair and drug-use issues notwithstanding, I've never thought of you as any less than professional."
- Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice

10. "Yeah, but nowadays it's all you see anymore is cops, the tube is saturated with fucking cop shows, just being regular guys, only tryin to do their job, folks, no more threat to nobody's freedom than some dad in a sitcom. Right. Get the viewer population so cop-happy they're beginning to be run in. Good-bye Johnny Staccato, welcome and while you're at it please kick my door down, Steve McGarrett."
- Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice

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