No one in the world ever gets what they want,
And that is beautiful
Everybody dies frustrated and sad
And that is beautiful.
— They Might Be Giants, "Don't Let's Start"
"The dark is generous, and it is patient, and it always wins — but in the heart of its strength lies weakness: one lone candle is enough to hold it back.
Love is more than a candle.
Love can ignite the stars."
"When peace returns to Hyrule, it will be time for us to say goodbye."
— Zelda, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
"I'm not the fox I used to be. Not by choice. But these days, when I look at myself in the mirror, I try to keep a straight face. At some point, maybe I won't feel the need to turn away."
— Mr Fox's final newspaper column, Fantastic Mr. Fox.
"Even happy endings have little tears in their eyes."
— Oar, Ascending
"And that, ladies and gentlemen, is how you almost lose! I mean, if Jynx would have died earlier in the game, I would've been screwed. (sighs) See that right there? Player defeated Champion Dicks. That's for all the haters right there! They were like, 'Haydunn, you're never gonna be able to beat this game!'" [...] "Well, pretty much all my team died from that, except for Kingdra and Frostitite."
You are in charge of the last of the Truffula seeds
And Truffula trees are what everyone needs
Plant a new Truffula. Treat it with care
Give it clean water and feed it fresh air
Grow a forest, protect it from axes that hack
Then the Lorax and all of his friends might come back