The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All, therefore, that need aid have a right to ask for it from their fellow men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.
Walter Scott Quotes
Waverley drove through the sea of books, like a vessel without a pilot or a rudder.
It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness and energy of will are roused by the assurance that we are doing our duty.
Mellow nuts have the hardest rind.
Just at the age ‘twixt boy and youth, When thought is speech, and speech is truth.
One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.