Maidros the chief of Feanor’s sons did deeds of surpassing valour, and
the Orcs could not endure the light of his face; for since his torment
upon Thangorodrim his spirit burned like a white fire within, and he was
as one that returneth from the dead, keen and terrible; and they fled
[J.R.R. Tolkien; Quenta Silmarillion; §14]
MARGARET: (Emotionally) But in reason! Haven’t you done as much as God can reasonably want?
MORE: Well . . . finally . . . it isn’t a matter of reason; finally it’s a matter of love.
A Man For All Seasons di Robert Bolt
“Black and White. Moving. Changing shape… but no mixing.
Very, very Beautiful.”
Rorschach, da: Watchmen, scrittore Alan Moore, illustratore Dave Gibbons.
Dovremmo indossare armature per proteggere, non per proteggerci.
“I understand that fear is my friend, but not always. Never turn your back on Fear. It should always be in front of you, like a thing that might have to be killed. My father taught me that, along with a few other things that have kept my life interesting.”
Hunter S. Thompson, Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century