Killing Floor Quotes.

11. "I had to decide how to use that pressure. I had to decide whether it was going to crush me or turn me into a diamond."
- Lee Child, Killing Floor

12. "People who wear glasses, without them they always look unfocused, vulnerable. Out in the open. A layer removed."
- Lee Child, Killing Floor

13. "I’d lost something I never knew I’d had."
- Lee Child, Killing Floor

14. "They had come for us in the night. Hey had come expecting a lot of blood. They had come with all their gear. Their rubber overshoes and their nylon bodysuits. Their knives, their hammer, their bag of nails. They had come to do a job on us, like they'd done on Morrison and his wife."
- Lee Child, Killing Floor

15. "First: Character is king. There are probably fewer than six books every century remembered specifically for their plots. People remember characters. Same with television. Who remembers the Lone Ranger? Everybody. Who remembers any actual Lone Ranger story lines? Nobody."
- Lee Child, Killing Floor

16. "You got to imagine your memory is like an old bucket, you know? Once it’s filled up with old stuff there ain’t no way to get new stuff in. No way at all, you understand? So I don’t remember any new stuff because my old bucket is all filled up with old stuff that happened way back. You understand what I’m saying here?"
- Lee Child, Killing Floor

17. "fiction started up, and we started burning brain cells on stories about things that didn’t happen to people who didn’t exist. Why? The only answer can be that humans deeply, deeply desired it."
- Lee Child, Killing Floor

18. "Waiting is a skill like anything else."
- Lee Child, Killing Floor

19. "A military policeman deals with military lawbreakers. Those lawbreakers are service guys. Highly trained in weapons, sabotage, unarmed combat. Rangers, Green Berets, marines. Not just killers. Trained killers. Extremely well trained, at huge public expense. So the military policeman is trained even better. Better with weapons. Better unarmed."
- Lee Child, Killing Floor

20. "When did you last see him? About twenty minutes ago, I said. In the morgue. Finlay nodded gently. Before that? Seven years ago, I said. Our mother’s funeral."
- Lee Child, Killing Floor

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