“I won’t be wronged. I won’t be insulted. I won’t be laid a-hand on. I don’t do these things to other people, and I require the same from them.”
“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”
“Show respect to all people, but grovel to none.”
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.
“The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and no respect.”