You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
- Thomas Carlyle
Scottish author, essayist, & historian (1795 - 1881)
1. to assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing; 'to abet an ill-doer'; 'to abet one in his wicked courses'; 'to abet vice'; 'to abet an insurrection': "If you continue to abet this behavior, things will not end well for either of you."
2. (as in law) to contribute, as an assistant or instigator, to the commission of an offense.
noun forms: abetment, abettor, abetter