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“And what is Platonism, Andrew?  It is dwelling on things in general.

Mark Anthony,  The Tale of the Mirror.

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“There is no need to resist mirrors, Deborah, but do not seek them out.”

Chadwick Graves,  One Damned Thing After Another.

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Everybody hates him,” claimed Weldon.  “Everybody hates him now, and everybody hated him seven years ago.”

Carla Marks,  The Murder Matter.

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“I just want to be let alone!” is a vicious existential attack on the conventional way of being.  Garbo is engaging in an act of savagery.

Jeremy Breedlove,  A Sardonic View of the Movies.

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“What gets me, Inspector, is that this stuff was not even surreptitious.  He was operating openly, in the light of day!”

Ellen Entwhistle,  The Caravan Murders.

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“Hate that picture.  Hate that frame.  And that lamp, Carrie.  That lamp ought to apologize.”

Diana Moone,  Living Well.