For that matter, Odysseus himself might have borrowed a trick or two from the rabbit hero, for he is very old and was never at a loss for a trick to deceive his enemies.
More Quotes from Richard Adams:With a kind of wry envy, Hazel realized that Bigwig was actually looking forward to meeting the Efrafan assault. He knew he could fight and he meant to show it. He was not thinking of anything else. The hopelessness of their chances had no important place in his thoughts. Even the sound of the digging, clearer already, only set him thinking of the best way to sell his life as dearly as he could.
He fought because he actually felt safer fighting than running.
Most of them had not understood Blackberry's discovery of the raft and at once forgot it.
At that moment, in the sunset on Watership Down, there was offered to General Woundwort the opportunity to show whether he was really the leader of vision and genius which he believed himself to be, or whether he was no more than a tyrant with the courage and cunning of a pirate. For one beat of his pulse the lame rabbit's idea shone clearly before him. He grasped it and realized what it meant. The next, he had pushed it away from him.
To me this award is about our people and our company.
My heart has joined the thousand, for my friend stopped running today.
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William S. Paley
Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.