What do you fear, lady?” [Aragorn] asked.
“A cage,” [Éowyn] said. “To stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of doing great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire.

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King
Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…would do this, it would change the earth.
William Faulkner
Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.
J.R.R. Tolkien
It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Paulo Coelho
People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading
Logan Pearsall Smith
I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.
Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.
Paulo Coelho
A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.
George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.
Oscar Wilde
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default.
J.K. Rowling