We come here with no peaceful intent, but ready for battle, determined to avenge our wrongs and set our country free. Let your masters come and attack us: we are ready to meet them beard to beard.
Statement before the Battle of Stirling Bridge (11 September 1297), as quoted in History of Scotland (1841) by Patrick Fraser Tytler, p. 121
I have brought you to the ring, now dance if you can.William Wallace
Dico Tibi Verum, Libertas Optima Rerum: Nunquam Servili Sub Nexu Vivito, FiliWilliam Wallace