"He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Walter Scott on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Walter Scott on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Walter Scott on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Walter Scott on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Walter Scott on Booker T. Washington
"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."