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don_socalJanuary 23, 2013

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 it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.
Walter Scott

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.
Walter Scott

If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once.
Walter Scott

O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!
Walter Scott

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lilosophie

His first statement is noble, and he was an honorable person, but much a man of his time and of the Empire: stiff upper lip type mind-set.

    Bookmark   January 23, 2013 at 9:29AM
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west_gardener

"If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once."
Walter Scott

A very wise man, probably with some experience with with the subject.A good thing is that the snooze button was invented in our modern world.

    Bookmark   January 23, 2013 at 7:52PM
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