“You know what I call this, children? I call this…”

“You know what I call this, children?  I call this the perfect start to an evening.  The night is young, there’s a beautiful girl, and somebody’s going to die.  It’s you, by the way.”
–Mr. Hyde (played by James Nesbitt)
Episode 1 of
Jekyll
screenplay by Steven Moffatt

This is one in a series of quotations.

I’ve been working, from time to time, on a book of quotations for many years.  I call it, “The Mind Boggles”, from one of my favorite quotations.  I do source quotations a bit differently from a lot of people.  In the case of a work of a fiction, I consider that the character said the line…not the author.  As a bit of an author myself (in a minor way), I can tell you…my characters definitely say things that I would never say.  These are all quotations that I’ve collected myself: I’ve read the book, seen the TV episode, and so on. 

Hope you enjoy them!

This post by Bufo Calvin originally appeared in the The Measured Circle blog.

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