That which yields...

“That which yields is not always weak.” From 'Kushiel's Dart' by Jacqueline Carey

But it is one thing to read about dragons...

“But it is one thing to read about dragons and another to meet them.” From 'A Wizard of Earthsea' by Ursula K. Le Guin

Great heroes need great sorrows

“Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale.”  
From 'The Last Unicorn' by Peter S. Beagle

Thus it is spoken...

“Thus is it spoken: Oft hope is born, when all is forlorn.” From 'The Return of the King' by J. R. R. Tolkien 

Love is lust made meaningful

“Love is lust made meaningful. Hope is hunger made human.” From 'The Warrior Prophet' by R. Scott Bakker