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Kill the Dead (Sandman Slim, #2) Kill the Dead by Richard Kadrey
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“Memories are bullets. Some whiz by and only spook you. Others tear you open and leave you in pieces.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“It doesn't matter if you and everyone else in the room are thinking it. You don't say the words. Words are weapons. They blast big bloody holes in the world. And words are bricks. Say something out loud and it starts turning solid. Say it loud enough and it becomes a wall you can't get through.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“As sweet as it feels, I can't lie here forever curled up in a big ball of fuck-the-world.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“Enemies will kill you with a knife in the back. Friends will kill you with kindness. Either way you're dead.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“Don't drink too much."
"When I can spell out your name in shot glasses, I'll stop."
"I'll have to get a shorter name."
"I'll have to forget how to spell it.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“Let me make sure I have this straight. The cavalry just now rode into town and it's a Czech Gypsy porn-star zombie killer. Have I got that right?”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“Let me finish my beer." (Stark)
"Of course. The end of the world can wait.(Kasabian)”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“The universe is a meat grinder and we're just pork in designer shoes, keeping busy so we can pretend we're not all headed for the sausage factory. Maybe I've been hallucinating this whole time and there is no Heaven and Hell. Instead of having to choose between God and the devil, maybe our only real choice comes down to link or patty?”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“The clerk is looking at me. His expression hasn't changed. What I want to do is punch a hole in the front of the desk, reach through, grab his balls, and make him sing The Mickey Mouse Club song. But these days, I'm working on the theory that killing everyone I don't like might be counterproductive. I'm learning to use my indoor voice like a big boy, so I smile back at the clerk.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“If his drunkenness had legs, it would be Alexander the Great and conquer the known world. Then it would puke for a week into a solid gold toilet it stole from Zeus's guest room.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“Don't talk. Kill it."
That might be the sweetest thing a woman's ever said to me on a first date.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“Chasing a burning girl down a city street is a lot harder than it sounds. Civilians tend to stop and stare and this turns them into human bowling pins. Slow whiny bowling pins.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
tags: humor
“The dead think they can get away with anything because you'll feel sorry for them. If you play cards with the dead, make sure you deal and don't let them buy you drinks. They'll slip you a formaldehyde roofie and pry the gold fillings out of your teeth.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“I don't want to run for anything. I want to shove this miserable cheap-ass check so far up Wells's ass he can read the routing number out the back of his eyes.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
tags: humor
“They can talk shit about each other behind the others' backs, but when it comes down to it, money is the one true race and everyone down here is the color of greenbacks and as tall as mountains.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“Twenty percent? What am I, your waiter? I got you five vampires, not a BLT.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
tags: humor
“I'd like to think they're staring at me because of my white-hot animal magnetism, but I'm not Elvis. I'm Lobster Boy, hear me roar.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“You were a prick and a crook, but no one deserves to go out the way you went. I hope it was over quick and that you tasted like ass all the way down. Amen.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“If Jesus was a bartender, He would still only be half as cool as Carlos.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“There are two Venices I know about and one of them is a hotel in Vegas. The other is an L.A. beach where pretty girls walk their dogs while wearing as little as possible and mutant slabs of tanned, posthuman beef sip iced steroid lattes and pump iron until their pecs are the size of Volkswagens.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“If Jesus, Jesse James, and a herd of pink robot unicorns strolled in walking on water, this bunch wouldn't even look up.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“That sounds like the sin of pride, Marshal. Better run downstairs and let Miss December flog it out of you. Webcam it and charge by the minute. You won't ever have to take government money again.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
tags: humor
“Did you send candy and flowers on Valentine's Day, Wells? It's okay, you know. He was a saint.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
tags: humor
“Oh Christ. Put me back with the zombies, Strawberry Shortcake." [p. 411]”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“Whiskey doesn’t mix well with toothpaste, but I already filled the glass, and once whiskey’s been let loose you have to deal with it, like love or a rabid dog.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“Let me tell you, having cancer sucks, but being broke and having cancer is the shittiest fate that can land on a human being.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“Words are weapons. They blast big bloody holes in the world. And words are bricks. Say something out loud and it starts turning solid. Say it out loud enough and it becomes a wall you can’t get through.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“Whiskey doesn't mix well with toothpaste, but I already filled the glass, and once whiskey's been let loose you have to deal with it, like love or a rabid dog.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“If his drunkenness had legs, it would be Alexander the Great and conquer the known world. Then it would puke for a week into a solid gold toilet it stole from Zeus’s guest room.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead
“Most people are idiots. There's nothing worse than idiots who tell you their opinions.”
Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead

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