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"He means Leatherface," I say, teeth tightly clenched. "Leatherface. He was part of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre." - Ellis, B. E. (1991). American Psycho.

"He means Leatherface," I say, teeth tightly clenched. He was part of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre." - Ellis, B.

“There is a wisdom that is woe; but there is a woe that is madness.”    - Melville, H. (1851). Moby Dick.

“There is a wisdom that is woe; but there is a woe that is madness.” - Melville, H.

“Don’t forget to wish for something.”    - Barker, C. (1992). The Thief of Always.

“Don’t forget to wish for something.” - Barker, C. The Thief of Always.

“A cluster of stars palely glowed above us, between the silhouettes of long thin leaves; that vibrant sky seemed as naked as she was under her light frock.”    - Nabakov, V. (1955). Lolita.

“A cluster of stars palely glowed above us, between the silhouettes of long thin leaves; that vibrant sky seemed as naked as she was under her light frock.” - Nabakov, V.

“And androids,” Eldon Rosen added. “Although naturally the public isn’t told that; they’re not supposed to know that androids are on Earth, in our midst.”    - Dick, P. (1968). Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

“And androids,” Eldon Rosen added. “Although naturally the public isn’t told that; they’re not supposed to know that androids are on Earth, in our midst.” - Dick, P. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

“He wrinkled up his nose like a pig’s and squealed; grunted and squealed. Jonny and Micke laughed.” - Lindqvist, J. A. (2004). Let the Right One In.

“He wrinkled up his nose like a pig’s and squealed; grunted and squealed. Jonny and Micke laughed.” - Lindqvist, J.

“The reader may please to observe, that, in the last article of the recovery of my liberty, the emperor stipulates to allow me a quantity of meat and drink sufficient for the support of 1724 Lilliputians.”    - Swift, J. (1726). Gulliver’s Travels.

“The reader may please to observe, that, in the last article of the recovery of my liberty, the emperor stipulates to allow me a quantity of meat and drink sufficient for the support of 1724 Lilliputians.” - Swift, J. Gulliver’s Travels.

“And all amid them stood the Tree of Life / High eminent, blooming Ambrosial Fruit Of vegetable Gold.”    - Milton, J. (1667). Paradise Lost.

“And all amid them stood the Tree of Life / High eminent, blooming Ambrosial Fruit Of vegetable Gold.” - Milton, J.

“By Heauen I saw my Handkerchiefe in’s hand. / O periur’d woman, thou do’st stone my heart, / and makes me call, what I intend to do, / a Murther, which I thought a Sacrifice. / I saw the Handkerchiefe.”    - Shakespeare, W. (1603). Othello.

“By Heauen I saw my Handkerchiefe in’s hand. / O periur’d woman, thou do’st stone my heart, / and makes me call, what I intend to do, / a Murther, which I thought a Sacrifice. / I saw the Handkerchiefe.” - Shakespeare, W. (1603). Othello.

“There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.”    - Darwin, C. (1859). On the Origin of Species.

Wordle on the origin of species, how cool is that?

“It was possible to graduate from passive to active, to take the thing that had once driven you nearly to madness as a neutral prize of no more than occasional academic interest.”    - King, S. (1977). The Shining.

“It was possible to graduate from passive to active, to take the thing that had once driven you nearly to madness as a neutral prize of no more than occasional academic interest. The Shining.

“Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only beauty.”    - Wilde, O. (1890). The Picture of Dorian Gray.

“Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only beauty.” - Wilde, O. The Picture of Dorian Gray.

“She had a dull errand in the town; she had a letter or two to write; she would be ten minutes perhaps; she would put on her hat.”    - Woolf, V. (1927). To the Lighhouse.

“She had a dull errand in the town; she had a letter or two to write; she would be ten minutes perhaps;” - Woolf, V. To the Lighhouse.

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