"For me, taking care of myself means not running away or avoiding something that I have the power to control. If I followed protocol today and decided to do nothing, and life was lost because of that decision--I would never be able to look myself in the mirror again."
"The difference... in strength... what about it? Do you think I should give up... just because you're stronger than me...? I've always known you were strong. Nothing I see now will change my mind. I will defeat you Ulquiorra. I'm not fighting 'cause I think I can win; I'm fight 'cause I have to win!"
“Mom, who always protects me.”