"Since it is likely that [children] will meet cruel enemies, let them at least have heard of brave knights and heroic courage. Lewis, "On Three Ways of Writing for Children" from "On Stories and Other Essays on Literature"
The Weight of Glory - C. Lewis <--- I've been looking or this quote forever! Lewis just like my dad) and this is a page from his journal! That's his handwriting and everything! Dude that's creepy. On another note, I absolutely love this.
Be daring. Be different. Be impractical. Be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safer, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.