Dr. Greysteel: "Such nonsense! Whoever heard of cats doing anything useful?"
Jonathan Strange: "Except for staring at one in a supercilious manner. That has a sort of moral usefulness, I suppose, in making one feel uncomfortable and encouraging sober reflection upon one's imperfections."
- --excerpt from Susanna Clarke's "Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell".
Spike Spiegel: "Y'know, Jet... there are about three things in this world that I positively cannot stand."
Jet Black: "Whatever..."
Spike Spiegel: "And those would be... dogs, rugrats and tomboys."
Jet Black: "..."
Spike Spiegel: "So tell me, Jet... how is it that we now have all three of them neatly gathered on our ship?"
- --"Cowboy Bebop" (Session #9 - Jamming with Edward)