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This post is a collection of 15 quotes from the book - The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson. I hope you find these quotes useful.

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared Quotes

When life has gone into overtime it’s easy to take liberties.

People in general didn’t know what was best for them, and that they needed somebody whose hand they could hold. That was why autocracy was superior to democracy, as long as the educated and responsible segment of society made sure the autocrat concerned did a good job.

Things are what they are, and whatever will be will be.

A tabloid journalist who senses a story is not easy to stop.

Revenge is not a good thing. Revenge is like politics, one thing always leads to another until bad has become worse, and worse has become worst.

Drinks with an alcoholic content ought to go down your throat and into your belly as quickly as possible, not stick to your palate.

Negotiating with a communist? Where would that lead, other than nowhere!

You should beware of priests, my son. And people who don’t drink vodka. Worst of all are priests who don’t drink vodka.

Priests and politicians were equally bad, and it didn’t make the slightest difference if they were communists, fascists, capitalists or any other political persuasion.

Never try to out-drink a Swede, unless you happen to be a Finn or at least a Russian.

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, no, it’s you who are stupid.’ The solution, was often to down a bottle of vodka together and then look ahead.

Once you’ve reached a certain age, it is easier to sense when everything feels exactly right.

Whatever you say about French food, it soon disappears from your plate without your actually having eaten much.

Teetotalers in general were a threat to world peace, but that they were useful to have at hand when you needed a lift somewhere.

Nothing lasts for ever, except possibly general stupidity.