Martin Amis


Martin Amis Quotes

  • ''Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough.''
    Martin Amis (b. 1949), British author. Einstein's Monsters, introduction (1987).
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  • ''Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.''
    Martin Amis (b. 1949), British author. Einstein's Monsters, Introduction (1987).
  • ''For myself and my loved ones, I want the heat, which comes at the speed of light. I don't want to have to hang about for the blast, which idles along at the speed of sound.''
    Martin Amis (b. 1949), British author. Einstein's Monsters, introduction (1987).
  • ''Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil, it goes from strength to strength. It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.''
    Martin Amis (b. 1949), British author. Novelists in Interview, ed. John Haffenden (1985).
  • ''Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions.''
    Martin Amis (b. 1949), British author. Novelists in Interview, ed. John Haffenden (1985).
  • ''Every writer hopes or boldly assumes that his life is in some sense exemplary, that the particular will turn out to be universal.''
    Martin Amis (b. 1949), British novelist. Observer (London, Aug. 30, 1987).

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