“Then you would have us retreat to Minas Tirith, or Dol Amroth, or to Dunharrow, and there sit like children on sand-castles when the tide is flowing?” said Imrahil. “That would be no new counsel… But no! I said this would be prudent. I do not counsel prudence (860).
-“The Lord of the Ring: The Return of the King” by J.R.R. Tolkien
“To fly would only be to obey the dictates of vulgar prudence. But we did not come here to be prudent (116).
-“Journey to the Center of the Earth” by Jules Verne
(emphasis mine both times)
Note: “The Lord of the Rings” contains three of my favorite books ever written, but I would not necessarily recommend “Journey to the Center of the Earth”. It was just alright, and there were a couple reference to evolution. I honestly enjoyed the movie more, which is rare for me!
See you tomorrow!!!!! 🙂