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Sir Walter Scott
1771 - 1832
Scottish novelist, poet, historian, and biographer

We shall never learn to feel and respect our own calling and destiny, until we have taught ourselves to consider everything as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart.

1825 - from a letter to his son-in-law and biographer, J.G. Lockhart
O what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.