Food for thought from "Wicked" by Gregory Maguire:

I just think, like our teachers here, that if ministers are effective, they're good at asking questions to get you to think. I don't think they're supposed to have the answers. Not necessarily.

Nanny, don't gossip, it hurts my soul.

That's doubt for you, it scours hope out of everything.

You may be right. You know, I'm getting used to stiff muscles in the morning. Sometimes I think that vengeance is habit forming too. A stiffness of the attitude.