"Calvin was horrified what this evil thing had just done to his best friend. But Calvin didn't cry. Calvin didn't give up. He didn't let Hobbes' sacrifice be in vain. Instead, Calvin did what most grown-ups wouldn't do in this situation. He shouted, "GOTTA CATCH ME FIRST, YOU RUSTY PIECE OF SCRAP METAL!" Now that's guts. Now that's courage. Now THAT'S friendship."
Vlad: You wouldn't turn your back on an old friend, would you?
Jack: An old friend? No. You? Yes.
— Danny Phantom, Phantom Planet
"The whole fury and might of the enemy must very soon be turned on us. Hitler knows that he will have to break us in this island or lose the war. If we can stand up to him, all Europe may be freed and the life of the world may move forward into broad, sunlit uplands. But if we fail, then the whole world, including the United States, including all that we have known and cared for, will sink into the abyss of a new dark age made more sinister, and perhaps more protracted, by the lights of perverted science. Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves, that if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, 'This was their finest hour.'"