Courage in itself is a contradiction; it is the will to live manifesting itself as the willingness to die
When the soldier gets to heaven
To St. Peter he will tell
"One more soldier reporting, sir
I've served my time in Hell"
'All that is gold does not glitter
Not all those that wander, are lost.
The old that is strong does not whither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
From the ashes, a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring.
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The Crown-less again shall be King.'
Dad: How did you know he was Russian?
Me: Well, he just dressed so deliciously eurotrash
"I'd rather die on my feet than live on my knees"
English is the kind of language that hides in dark alleys at night, beats the shit out of other, unsuspecting languages, and shuffles through their pockets searching for spare vocabulary.
Blessed is the match consumed in kindling flame.
Blessed is the flame that burns in the secret fastness o