“Should I do what is necessary?” To my surprise, Julian took both Henry’s hands in his own. “You should only, ever, do what is necessary,” he said.
It took a lot of time and I thought of quitting a few times, but I am not one to admit defeat. I steadily persevered. It is what we do, as Magicians. I meditated. I evaluated the reason behind everything I did. I refused to do that which was not in line with my new path: work for work’s sake.
Soror Beth Shemesh (Beth Kimbell), TMI or Karma Yoga: A Fool’s Journey
And then she took her wishes with her into sleep.
Anna Elizabeth Bennett, Little Witch: 60th Anniversary Edition