william goldman

I thought an hour ago that I loved you more than any woman has ever loved a man, but a half hour after that I knew that what I felt before was nothing compared to what I felt then. But ten minutes after that, I understood that my previous love was a puddle compared to the high seas before a storm.
—  William Goldman, The Princess Bride
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“We’re reasonably confident that the very next thing to happen to Sherlock and John, is the very last thing you’d expect…”

– Steven Moffat, Sherlock Season 4 official announcement & press release, July 2014 [x



"Steven and Mark are ready to unleash the most shocking and surprising series of Sherlock yet. The only thing to expect is the unexpected…”

– Ben Stephenson, Sherlock Season 4 official announcement & press release, July 2014 [x



“It’s going to be full of surprises for you, and for us and for everybody. I think we just know to expect the unexpected now.” 

– Martin Freeman, Radio Wales interview, August 2014 [x]



  • More from Moffat on (screenwriting guru, novelist and writer of The Princess Bride) William Goldman: [x]



Steven Moffat quote on William Goldman from PBS Live Chat transcript, May 2012: [x]

William Goldman

William Goldman goes up to the counter and orders a large chocolate chai. But when his drink is ready, the barista refuses to give it to him. She insists that the drink was made for S. Morgenstern, and can’t seem to understand that Morgenstern won’t ever pick up the order.
“That isn’t fair!” he says.

The barista smiles and shakes her head. 

“Who says life is fair?”