Randy Wayne White Quotes
“Tomlinson often refers to her as living proof of his own private theory: The world’s most beautiful women are always well into their thirties, forties, or fifties because only the experience of living and prevailing day after day can provide the necessary emotional texture and depth of understanding that Tomlinson’s definition of “beauty” requires.”
“In this book, Doc Ford references “snag fishing” for tarpon in Boca Grande Pass on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Thanks to Kenneth W. Wright—Florida Environmentalist of the Decade, in the minds of many anglers—this “jigging” technique has finally been exposed as a fraud. Mr. Wright, and a group of knowledgeable,”
“but I’d already accepted her as what Tomlinson once defined as a PBR—a person who is reality based. One night, over beer, we’d kicked around the definition and more or less refined it. A PBR wasn’t just a brand of blue-collar beer, it was also someone who was not dominated by neurosis, ambition, or ego. It was a person who was relatively honest, rational, and reasonable most of the time; a man or woman who had a general sense of his or her own worth and limitations, who acknowledged the worth of others, who demonstrated a sense of humor,”
Your uncle's hotel sounds very nice, but I have reservations at the Holiday Inn.
El hotel de su tio debe de ser muy lindo, pero tengo reservacions en el Holiday Inn.
I would like your least expensive room.
Quisiera su habitacion menos cara.
I would like a better room.
Quisiera una habitacion mejor.
I would like any room not damaged by the recent earthquake.
Quisiera cualquier habitacion que no sufrio danos en el temblor reciente.
The local women do WHAT to cause fermentation?
Las mujures aqui hacen QUE para causar la fermentacion?
I don't question your abilities, but I am already married.
No dudo sus habilidades, pero estoy botin.
My friend is drunk and I am lost.
Mi amigo esta borracho y estoy perdido.
My friend is lost and I am drunk.
Mi amigo esta perdido y estoy borracho.
My apologies. I thought you asked me to dance.
Disculpeme. Pense que me invito a bailar.
Have I broken a law?
He violado un ley?
May I offer you the gift of money?
Puedo ofrecerle un regalito de dinero?
Did I say twenty dollars? I meant fifty.
Dije veinte dolares? Queria decir CINCUENTA!
You can have our women, but leave the plane tickets.
Pueden llevarse a nuestras majeres, pero dejen nuestros boletos de avion.”
“My definition of friendship varies with the friend, but certain traits are mandatory. Friends can occupy the same room without robbing the space of solitude. They appreciate the difference between conversation and pointless noise. They don’t snipe and bitch about other friends. They do their share of mundane tasks without prompting. They seldom whine, are secure in their own purpose and don’t anchor themselves to an energy-sapping cloud of defeat and ready-made excuses when a challenging project presents itself.”
Randy Wayne White
- Born: Ashland, Ohio.
- Description: aka Carl Ramm, Randy StrikerRandy Wayne White (born 1950) is an American writer of crime fiction and non-fiction adventure tales. He has written best-selling novels and has received awards for his fiction and a television documentary. He is best known for his series of crime novels featuring the retired NSA agent Doc Ford, a marine biologist living on the Gulf Coast of southern Florida. White has contributed material on a variety of topics to numerous magazines and has lectured across the United States. A resident of Southwest Florida since 1972, he currently lives on Pine Island, Florida, where he is active in South Florida civic affairs and with the restaurant Doc Ford's Sanibel Rum Bar & Grill on nearby Sanibel Island.Series:* Doc Ford Mystery