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#1. You'll see that things will turn out like they do, because that is what usually happens - almost always, in fact - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#2. Benny gave her an admiring look. He had never heard a woman swear so much in such a short time. He thought it sounded delightful. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#3. Her heart broke. Because of sorrow. Because of guilt. Because of repressed dreams, visions and fantasies. Because almost nothing in her life had gone as she'd hoped. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#4. Life, here I come!' he said. And was immediately and fatally run over by a bus. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#5. - As long as we think positively, as I said. - I don't think Sonya actually weighs much more than four tons, perhaps four and a half at the most, said The Beauty. - You see, Benny, said Allan. That's what I mean by thinking positively. The problem immediately became a whole ton less. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#6. Is my life, by any chance, about to take a new turn? - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#7. In certain situations it was best not to know or at least best not to leave any way of proving that you knew what you knew. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#8. Marshal Beria wasn't the type to sit and chat about nothing. Life was too short for that (and besides he was socially incompetent). - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#9. Politics was often not only unnecessary, but sometimes also unnecessarily complicated. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#10. Life worked in such a way that right was not necessarily right, but rather what the person in charge said was right. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#11. There are undoubtedly advantages to being dead, said Julius. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#12. For Benny and The Beauty, the sun was always shining whatever the weather, and if they hadn't been on the run from the law, they would probably have gotten married right away. Once you've reached a certain age, it is easier to sense when everything feels exactly right. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#13. ONE Monday, May 2, 2005 - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#14. Allan admitted that the difference between madness and genius was subtle, and that he couldn't with certainty say which it was in this case, but that he had his suspicions. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#15. Only the prisoners who were hit. An undamaged - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#16. Allan didn't even know if the Prime Minister was Left or Right. He must certainly be one of them, because if there was one thing life had taugh Allan, it was that people insisted on being one or the other. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#17. But Allan left other people to themselves, dead or alive. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#18. It was tough to think in new ways and equally tough to remember the old. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#19. Hi Allan, it's Harry'
'Which Harry?'
'Truman, Allan. Harry S. Truman, the president, damn it!'
'How nice! That was a good meal we had Mr President, thank you. I hope you weren't required to fly the plane home? - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#20. A good sense of humour combined with
self-distance always make the world a better place. And my hundred-year-old, Allan Karlsson, would probably add a bottle of vodka to complete the picture. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#21. Never try to out-drink a Swede, unless you happen to be a Finn or at least a Russian. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#22. Things are what they are, and whatever will be, will be. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#23. With the new antiterrorism laws, the government could call anyone a terrorist and lock him or her up for as long as they liked, for any reason they liked. Or for no reason at all. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#24. The world went on revolving around its sun at the constant speed and with the inconstant temper it always had. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#25. Allan woke up and wondered whether it wouldn't soon be time to go to bed. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#26. First, it was some students who were for free sex and against the Vietnam War. As far as that went, this was OK with the president because students will always find something to complain about. But - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#27. The overworked man was tired of everything, and he only kept going because he had long since forgotten that life could consist of anything else. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#28. Allan looked at the bus and then at the suitcase, then again at the bus and then again at the suitcase. It has wheels, he said to himself. And there's a strap to pull it by too. And then Allan surprised himself by making what - you have to admit - was decision to say 'yes' to life.
p.12. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#29. Those who only says what is the truth, they're not worth listening to. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#30. He told himself that he could die some other time, in some other place. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#31. But as long as we think positively, I'm sure a solution will appear. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#32. T was so ridiculous that it had to be true - he could hardly hae made it up. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#33. Allan had never imagined it would be easy to cross the Himalayas. But later he had realised just how lucky he had been to bump into those kind Iranian communists. It - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#34. THE SOUTH AFRICAN ARMED FORCES RECEIVED EVER-HIGHER amounts of funding from an economy that couldn't afford it. In the end, a fifth of the country's hopelessly unbalanced budget was going to the military, all while the rest of the world came up with new embargoes. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#35. When life has gone into overtime it's easy to take liberties, - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#36. Above all, Suharto had been hunting down communists, presumed communists, suspected communists, possible communists, highly unlikely communists, and the odd innocent person. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#37. Politics sometimes is not only unnecessary but also unnecessary complicated. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#38. And there Allan could see an opening. In a prison camp you couldn't just hang around, because if you did then the guards would shoot you.
Herbert liked the idea, but it gave him the creeps at the same time. A load of bullets, wouldn't that be dreadfully painful? - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#39. Imagine that, death was just like being asleep. Would he have time to think before it was all over? And would he have time to think that he had thought it? But wait, how much do you have to think before you have finished thinking? - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#40. Three hours later the two men were calling each other Harry and Allan, which goes to show what a couple of bottles of tequila can do for international relations. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#41. George W. Bush in Washington decided that Nobel Peace Prize winner and ex-president Nelson Mandela could probably be taken off the U.S. list of terrorists). - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#42. If you don't think you have enough problems, you should acquire a mammal in Sweden just hours before you're about to fly home to the other side of the world, and then insist that the animal must come along in your luggage. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#43. Allan had always reasoned about religion that if you couldn't know for sure then there was no point in going around guessing. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#44. People could behave how they liked, but Allan considered that in general it was quite unnecessary to be grumpy if you had the chance not to. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#45. The hundred-year-old man had never let himself be irritated by people, even when there was a good reason to be, and he was not annoyed by the uncouth manner of this youth. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#46. You can't imagine what the Russian alphabet looks like. It's no wonder people are illiterate. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#47. You should beware of priests, my son. And people who don't drink vodka. Worst of all are priests who don't drink vodka. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#48. To think that Allan was going to enjoy one more breakfast in his life without porridge! That was good news indeed. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#49. In the end, they could think of no better solution than to put a bullet between his eyes, so they could go about their task in peace. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#50. Allan Emmanuelle Karlsson closed his eyes and felt perfectly convinced that he would now pass away for ever. It had been exciting, the entire journey, but nothing lasts for ever, except possibly general stupidity. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#51. The very biggest and apparently most impossible conflicts on earth were based on the dialogue: 'You are stupid, no, it's you who are stupid.' The solution, said Allan, was often t down a bottle of vodka together and then look ahed. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#52. The pillow entrepreneur, who knew the true nature of the distributor, thought that it might take longer than that. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#53. Dr. Eklund was utterly dumbfounded. Did the prime minister think that a waiter who had dropped out of school before he was ten years old could be put to use to build atom bombs for Sweden? - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#54. But God answered with silence. He did that sometimes, and Father Ferguson always interpreted it to mean that he should think for himself. Admittedly, it didn't always work out well when the pastor thought for himself, but you couldn't just give up. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#55. Revenge is like politics, one thing always leads to another until bad has become worse, and worse has become worst. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#56. Priests and politicians were equally bad, Allan thought, and it didn't make the slightest difference if they were communists, fascists, capitalists or any other political persuasion. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#57. Allan thought it sounded unnecessary for the people in the seventeenth century to kill each other. If they had only been a little patient they would all have died in the end anyway. Julius said that you could say the same of all epochs - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#58. There are only two things I can do better than most people. One of them is to make vodka from goats' milk, and the other is to put together an atom bomb. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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