- Earth is of the form of a plain disk that is washed around by the Grand River called The Ocean.
- Have you amazed your teachers as well as your friends by your knowledge?
Yeah, I have...
- — Since when he's... barking?
— Since yesterday.
- One, who works, is a sultan.
- Volka (inside the marble telphone booth presented to him by Hottabych): Where is the coin-hole?
Hottabych: No holes at all, not even the microscopic scratch! All from a whole piece of marble.
Volka: Hottabych, could you present us a plane like that.
Alesha: Constructed from whole piece of marble? No thank you.