„All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.“

—  Walter Scott, Letter to J. G. Lockhart (c. 16 June 1830), in H. J. C. Grierson (ed.), Letters of Sir Walter Scott, Vol. II (1936), as reported in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (1999), p. 652
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escritor del Romanticismo británico 1771 - 1832
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