Thursday, January 15, 2009

Literature, CSI Style

"John Webster said, 'Death hath 1,000 doors to let out life.' Now let's see which one our victim took."

"As Lord Byron once said: 'In a desert, a fountain is springing.' " (Colleague: "Well, this one sprung a dead woman.")

"Freud said the only unusual sexual behavior is to have none at all, and after that it's just a question of opportunity and preference."

Upon examining a severed head, quoting Washington Irving: "Ichabod was horror-struck in perceiving that he was headless."

As the CSI team is being split up: "Heraclitus once said, 'It is in changing that we find purpose.' "

--Washington Post

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