Raymond Chandler Quote

It is not funny that a man should be killed, but it is sometimes funny that he should be killed for so little, and that his death should be the coin of what we call civilization.


The Chandler Collection: Pearls are a nuisance ; Smart-aleck kill ; Killer in the rain (ed. 1983)

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It is not funny that a man should be killed, but it is sometimes funny that he should be killed for so little, and that his death should be the coin...

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It is not funny that a man should be killed, but it is sometimes funny that he should be killed for so little, and that his death should be the coin...

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It is not funny that a man should be killed, but it is sometimes funny that he should be killed for so little, and that his death should be the coin...

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It is not funny that a man should be killed, but it is sometimes funny that he should be killed for so little, and that his death should be the coin...