„Remember; no matter how desperate the situation seems, time spent
thinking clearly is never time wasted.“

—  Max Brooks, libro Manuale per sopravvivere agli zombi

Origine: The Zombie Survival Guide

Ultimo aggiornamento 03 Giugno 2021. Storia
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scrittore, sceneggiatore e attore statunitense 1972

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