"A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Walter Scott on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Walter Scott on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Walter Scott on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Walter Scott on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Walter Scott on Thomas Jefferson
"One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name."
"Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer."
"When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone."
"For success, attitude is equally as important as ability."
"Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities."