Every so often, there is one sentence in a book or poem that sends a chill up your spine.
"If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face — forever."
"They float," it growled, "they float, Georgie, and when you’re down here with me, you’ll float, too–"
from Stephen King's It
“She would have been a good woman,” The Misfit said, “if it had been somebody there to shoot her every minute of her life.”
-Flannery O'Connor's A Good Man is Hard to Find
"If we knew what we are, we should do as Sir Arthur Jermyn did; and Arthur Jermyn soaked himself in oil and set fire to his clothing one night."
Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family by H.P. Lovecraft