Quotes by Ian Fleming

"Never say 'no' to adventures. Always say 'yes,' otherwise you'll lead a very dull life."
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"You only live twice:
Once when you are born
And once when you look death in the face"
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"I am a poet in deeds--not often in words."
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"People are islands,' she said. 'They don't really touch. However close they are, they're really quite separate. Even if they've been married for fifty years."
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"Mr Bond, they have a saying in Chicago: 'Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it's enemy action'."
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Books by Ian Fleming

  • CASINO ROYALE
  • 75,559 ratings
  • October 8th 2020

    (first published 1953)

  • CASINO ROYALE
  • 75,559 ratings
  • October 29th 2020

    (first published 1953)

Ian Fleming
  • Ian Fleming

  • Date of birth: May 28, 1908
  • Died: August 12, 1964
  • Born: in Mayfair, London, England.

  • Description: Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.

    Ian Lancaster Fleming was a British author, journalist and Second World War Navy Commander. He was a grandson of the Scottish financier Robert Fleming, who founded the Scottish American Investment Trust and the merchant bank Robert Fleming & Co.

    Fleming is best remembered for creating the character of James Bond and chronicling his adventures in twelve novels and nine short stories. Additionally, Fleming wrote the children's story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and two non-fiction books.

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