Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: it's always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a blank screen) and quite often the blank piece of paper wins.
Sir, if you were my husband, I would poison your drink."
"Madam, if you were my wife, I would drink it."
Exchange between Lady Astor and Winston Churchill—
classic-insult drunk Wife
Sometimes you lose a battle. But mischief always wins the war
Everybody finished the song at different times. At last, only the Weasley twins were left singing along to a very slow funeral march.
Love wins, love always wins.
Real life's nasty. It's cruel. It doesn't care about heroes and happy endings and the way things should be. In real life, bad things happen. People die. Fights are lost. Evil often wins.