–I didn’t have any drink with my supper.
–I didn’t have any supper with my drink.
–You used a card index?
–Now and then.
–Is your handwriting legible?
–Except on weekends.
A shark can smell blood a mile off when he’s hungry.
Agents are not airplanes, you know. They don’t have schedules. Didn’t they teach you that in the CIA?
Communism. Capitalism. It’s the innocents who get slaughtered.
Make your own deductions.
Our books used to be shelved and indexed under titles and authors. But now Brigadier Blantyre wants them rearraigned and additionally indexed under subjects, with cross-references to authors and titles.
Our work, as I understand it, is based on a single assumption. That the West is never going to be the aggressor.
So I’m to defect?
Sorry, I’m an operational man.
There is only one rule – expedience.
Time to get to Berlin, to the Wall.
We cannot give covering fire. That’s the truth. They tell us there would be war if we did.
We have to live without sympathy, don’t we? Can’t do that forever. One can’t stay out-of-doors all the time. In from the cold.
Well, I’d say, since the war, our methods, our techniques, that is, and those of the Communists have become very much the same.
Why has Control called me back?
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