Rat: I've never told anyone this before, but I'm a bit of a poet.
Mole: Well, I wouldn't worry about it. It's probably just a stage. I once had a shot on the trombone.
--from the dramatized version of The Wind in the Willows produced by the BBC. (One of many great things we heard as we drove this week.)
I imagine you can guess why I like this quote so much.