I am a fighter and must die fighting, not give way — that is why I get crazy at the boys. I don't ask them to fight, but not to hinder my fight.
I don't grudge my fate. But oh! now I want a man, one of my boys, to stand by me and fight against all odds!
- Swami Vivekananda
12th Dec., 1899. The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda/Volume 6/Epistles - Second Series/CL Mrs. Bull