He rubbed one hand over the expensive waterproof frabric of the coat, liking the feel. An elegant item. He tried again to think of how he’d come by it and couldn’t. Had he killed someone else? MIGHT have, friends and neighbors, might have; anything was possible when you were on vacation.
Fillet of a fenny snake
In the cauldron boil and bake;
Eye of newt and toe of frog,
Wool of bat and eye of dog,
Addler’s fork and blindworm’s sting,
Lizard’s leg and owlet’s wing,
For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble
Second Witch “MacBeth”
I see a red door and I want to paint it black.
The Rolling Stones
‘You’re no help.’ he told the lime. This was unfair. It was only a lime; there was nothing special about it at all. It was doing the best it could.
Neil Gaiman “Anansi Boys”
I’ll give you a winter prediction: It’s gonna be cold, it’s gonna be grey, and it’s gonna last you for the rest of your life.
Phil Connors “Groundhog Day”
All fear must be left here, and cowardice die.
Dante “Inferno” Canto III
Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.
“The Catcher In The Rye” by J. D. Salinger