"Responsibility (the power and ability to respond) carries its own honor." -Brigid at mausersandmuffins.blogspot.com Words in parenthesis added by ERJ
"Duty endures, even when hope is gone." -an anonymous firefighter
"With great power comes great responsibility." -Spiderman's Uncle Ben
"The devil fights hardest for those he fears the most. The best allies are the most fearsome foes." -Comments on why "those kids" are worth saving.