Watson," said he,"if it should ever strike you that I am getting a little overconfident in my powers, or giving less pains to a case then it deserves, kindly whisper ‘Norbury’ in my ear, and I shall be infinitely obliged to you.
— Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, from “The Adventure of the Yellow Face” in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
[What would it taste like, what would it feel like, if that liquid sliding down my throat was not champagne.] But the elixir of life.
— Katherine Neville, from The Eight
Gold for yes and green for no,
Seventeen the last to know.
— Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, from Beautiful Creatures