Strange, is it not, how we fall into these patterns, how we are dictated to by the space that surrounds us.
– Anthony Horowitz
My friend.–Welcome to the Carpathians. I am anxiously expecting you. Sleep well tonight. At three tomorrow the diligence will start for Bukovina; a place on it is kept for you. At the Borgo Pass my carriage will await you and will bring you to me. I trust that your journey from London has been a happy one, and that you will enjoy your stay in my beautiful land.–Your friend, Dracula.
– Bram Stoker
Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Collection
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius
“See the value of imagination,” said Holmes. “It is the one quality which Gregory lacks. We imagined what might have happened, acted upon the supposition, and find ourselves justified. Let us proceed.
– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle