"With that rhetorical but heartfelt flourish behind us, it is time to get down to sex."- p. 32, Galileo's Finger: the Ten Great Ideas of Science, Peter Atkins.
"'Kidnapping' is such an ugly word, Ambassador", the Chelon replied as he made his way back to the sat of the table. "I prefer to think of this as a unilateral yet temporary rearrangement of your calendar."
p. 281, Star Trek Vanguard: Summon the Thunder, Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore
"Well," the burly Tellarite remarked with no small amount of enthusiasm as he stepped into the room, "command colors and braid appear to suit you, Captain. Though I have to say, I miss the skirt."
Khatami smiled at the remark, one that only a close friend such as Mog even would attempt in the first place. "Captain's prerogative. I always liked the pants, anyway."
- 242, ST Vanguard: Summon the Thunder, Ward and Dilmore