When the battle is over, your work is not done. Your duty is not a destination. It is a journey. Victory is merely a landmark on that road, you will never reach a point where your work is done and you can leave the fighting to others. You will die with the road still to be walked.
— Daenyathos - "The Bullet and the Skull", Warhammer 40,000
"I am tired, weary, and I haven't a hope left. But I have to go on trying to get to the mountain, as long as I can move."
— Frodo Baggins, The Lord of the Rings
Are they still... aware? I hope not. It keeps me awake at night. I could make myself... sleep, but not yet. Not until I undo what he has done, and heal this wound. A wound first inflicted on me, but then one that I let bleed out to cause all this.
— Cassette Man, Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator