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Rex Stout

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You can't dance cheerfully. Dancing is too important. It can be wild or solemn or gay or lewd or art for art's sake, but it can't be cheerful.

— Rex Stout


...if he had married Mrs. Albert Grantham for her money I freely admit that no man marries without a reason and with her it would have been next to impossible to think up another one....

— Rex Stout


Every Sherlock Holmes story has at least one marvelous scene.

— Rex Stout

#holmes #least #marvelous #scene #sherlock

As a professional writer of detective stories, I string along with the ballplayers. I love a ball game.

— Rex Stout

#ball #ball game #ballplayers #detective #detective stories

Doyle stokes in a thousand shrewd touches with no effort at all. Wonderful.

— Rex Stout

#effort #shrewd #stokes #thousand #touches

Everything in a story should be credible.

— Rex Stout

#everything #should #story

Hemingway never grew out of adolescence. His scope and depth stayed shallow because he had no idea what women are for.

— Rex Stout

#because #depth #grew #had #hemingway

I have a strong moral sense - by my standards.

— Rex Stout

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I have never regarded myself as this or that. I have been too busy being myself to bother about regarding myself.

— Rex Stout

#been #being #being myself #bother #busy

There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up.

— Rex Stout

#kinds #look #make #make up #statistics

About Rex Stout

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Adams for broadcasts on March 28 1939 (with Moss Hart); August 29 1939 (with linguist Wilfred J. He developed an extreme anti-German attitude and in 1943 publiRex Stoutd the essay "We Shall Hate or We Shall Fail"[1][2] and during the later part of the war and the post-war period he also led the Society for the Prevention of World War III which lobbied for a harsh peace for Germany. The President VaniRex Stouts (Paramount)

In an interview printed in Royal Decree (1983) Rex Stout's official biographer John McAleer asked the author if there were any chance of Hollywood ever making a good Nero Wolfe movie.

" The Nero Wolfe stories are narrated by Wolfe's assistant Archie Goodwin who is presented as having recorded the cases of the detective genius from 1934 (Fer-de-Lance) to 1975 (A Family Affair). In 1959 Stout received the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award. The Nero Wolfe corpus was nominated Best Mystery Series of the Century at Bouchercon 2000 the world's largest mystery convention and Rex Stout was nominated Best Mystery Writer of the Century.

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