A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves - strong, powerful, beautiful - and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.
One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours.
The courage of very ordinary people is all that stands between us and the dark.