"Feeling that Peter was on his way back, the Neverland had again woke into life. We ought to use the pluperfect and say wakened, but woke is better and was always used by Peter. In his absence things are usually quiet on the island. The fairies take an hour longer in the morning, the beasts attend to their young, the redskins feed heavily for six days and nights, and when pirates and lost boys meet they merely bite their thumbs at each other. But with the coming of Peter, who hates lethargy, they are under way again: if you put your ear to the ground now, you would hear the whole island seething with life."
—Peter & Wendy, Chapter 5: The Island Come True
"There can be no health in us, nor any good thing grow, for the land is one with the Dragon Reborn, and he one with the land."
—The Wheel of Time, Book VII, A Crown of Swords, Prologue
''"There's being incompetent, and then there's being so incompetent that you cause the rain to stop and all the rivers and lakes to dry up."
—cracked.com, on The Lion King