Six shots. Five dead. One heartland city thrown into a state of terror. But within hours the cops have it solved: a slam-dunk case. Except for one thing. The accused man says: You got the wrong guy. Then he says: Get Reacher for me. And sure enough, from the world he lives in—no phone, no... read more
“I was in the machine. My whole life. Then the machine coughed and spat me out. So I thought, OK, if I'm out, I'm out. All the way out. I was a little angry and it was probably an immature reaction. But I got used to it.”Jack Reacher
“Pick your own cliche. It's a cast-iron, solid-gold slam dunk. It's Willie Mays under a fly ball.”Jack Reacher
“I went to college. West Point is technically a college.”Jack Reacher.
“It's about surprise, really. If you can surprise them you don't have to hit them very hard.”Jack Reacher.
“If it absolutely positively has to be destroyed by morning, call the United States Marine Corps.”Jack Reacher
“Army. Always bitching about something.”Gunny Cash
“They sleep safely in their beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do them harm. (George Orvell)”Jack Reacher
“They sleep safely in their beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do them harm.”Highlighted by 65 Kindle customers
“If it absolutely positively has to be destroyed by morning, call the United States Marine Corps.”Highlighted by 25 Kindle customers
“The existing social order is a swindle and its cherished beliefs mostly delusions.” “It is not possible for any thinking person to live in such a society as our own without wanting to change it,”Highlighted by 20 Kindle customers
It’s about surprise, really. If you can surprise them you don’t have to hit them very hard.”Highlighted by 15 Kindle customers
“One death is a tragedy, a million is a statistic.” “Joseph Stalin,”Highlighted by 14 Kindle customers
His life was like that. It was a mosaic of fragments. Details and contexts would fade and be inaccurately recalled, but the feelings and the experiences would weave over time into a tapestry equally full of good times and bad.Highlighted by 10 Kindle customers
So now you’ve got to pit your strong desire to survive against my strong desire to shoot you in the head and piss in the bullet hole.”Highlighted by 9 Kindle customers
Because, rule nine: Don’t run head-on into Jack Reacher.Highlighted by 9 Kindle customers
Sleep when you can, because you never know when you’re going to sleep again.Highlighted by 7 Kindle customers
“Property is theft,” Reacher said. “Proudhon,”Highlighted by 7 Kindle customers
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