“You’re a criminal…”

“You’re a criminal  You hate the law and live and live happily without it.  You are a law unto yourself and the most honest man in the galaxy.  You can’t break any rules since you make them up yourself and change them whenever you see fit.”
–James Bolivar (Slippery Jim) Digriz
The Stainless Steel Rat
written by Harry Harrison

This is one in a series of quotations.

I’ve been working, from time to time, on a book of quotations for many years.  I call it, “The Mind Boggles”, from one of my favorite quotations.  I do source quotations a bit differently from a lot of people.  In the case of a work of a fiction, I consider that the character said the line…not the author.  As a bit of an author myself (in a minor way), I can tell you…my characters definitely say things that I would never say.  These are all quotations that I’ve collected myself: I’ve read the book, seen the TV episode, and so on.

Hope you enjoy them!

This post by Bufo Calvin originally appeared in the The Measured Circle.

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