Now on June 27, 1912, 6 p.m. Your mind accepts this, absolutely. You have traveled back in time, soon you will open your eyes. You will walk into the corridor, and you will go downstairs and you will find Elise McKenna, who is in this hotel at this very moment.
– Bid Time Return (Or, Somewhere In Time), Richard Matheson
“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
– Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass
“Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos.”
– Mary W. Shelley, October 15, 1831, in her Introduction to Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus