Even the smallest person can change the course of history.

It simply isn’t an adventure worth telling if there aren’t any dragons.

I am a Christian, and indeed a Roman Catholic, so that I do not expect ‘history’ to be anything but a ‘long defeat’ – though it contains (and in a legend may contain more clearly and movingly) some samples or glimpses of final victory.

J.R.R Tolkien 1892 – 1973

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