"Servitude to egoism is the consequence of dishonor to oneself."
- Dale Comstock
"Down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afrai . . . He is the hero, he is everything. He must be a complete man and a common man and yet an unusual man. He must be, to use a rather weathered phrase, a man of honor, by instinct, by inevitability, without thought of it, and certainly without saying it. He must be the best man in his world and a good enough man for any world.
~ Raymond Chandler ~