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Quotes By Walter Scott

Nationality
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DOB
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15-08-1771
DOD
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12-09-1832

Novelist Walter Scott was born on 15th August 1771 AD. A Scottish citizen, Walter Scott was born in Scotland. He was also called Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet. Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet was 61 years old when he died on 12th September 1832 AD. In his life Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

The misery of keeping a dog is his dying so soon. But, to be sure, if he lived for fifty years and then died, what would become of me?

- Walter Scott

We are like the herb which flourisheth most when trampled upon

- Ivanhoe , Walter Scott

Chivalry!---why, maiden, she is the nurse of pure and high affection---the stay of the oppressed, the redresser of grievances, the curb of the power of the tyrant ---Nobility were but an empty name without her, and liberty finds the best protection in her lance and her sword.

- Ivanhoe , Walter Scott

Silence, maiden; thy tongue outruns thy discretion.

- Ivanhoe , Walter Scott

Heap on the wood!-the wind is chill; But let it whistle as it will, We'll keep our Christmas merry still.

- Walter Scott

We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider every thing as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart.

- Walter Scott

Fight on, brave knights! Man dies, but glory lives! Fight on; death is better than defeat! Fight on brave knights! for bright eyes behold your deeds!

- Walter Scott

Many a law, many a commandment have I broken, but my word never.

- Walter Scott

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

- Walter Scott

Oh, what a tangled web we weave...when first we practice to deceive.

- Marmion , Walter Scott

For he that does good, having the unlimited power to do evil, deserves praise not only for the good which he performs, but for the evil which he forbears.

- Ivanhoe , Walter Scott

Cats are a mysterious kind of folk.

- Walter Scott

Is death the last sleep? No, it is the last and final awakening.

- Walter Scott

Revenge, the sweetest morsel to the mouth that ever was cooked in hell.

- The Heart of Mid-Lothian , Walter Scott

I envy thee not thy faith, which is ever in thy mouth but never in thy heart nor in thy practice

- Ivanhoe , Walter Scott

I have sometimes thought of the final cause of dogs having such short lives and I am quite satisfied it is in compassion to the human race; for if we suffer so much in losing a dog after an acquaintance of ten or twelve years, what would it be if they were to live double that time?

- Walter Scott

One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honour or observation.

- Walter Scott

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.

- Walter Scott

Will future ages believe that such stupid bigotry ever existed!

- Walter Scott

Love rules the court, The camp, the grove, And men below, and the saints above, For love is heaven and heaven is love.

- Walter Scott

Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven and heaven is love.

- Walter Scott

Discretion is the perfection of reason, and a guide to us in all the duties of life.

- Walter Scott

Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.

- Walter Scott

Faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest.

- Walter Scott

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.

- Walter Scott

He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.

- Walter Scott

He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit, He that leaps the wide gulf should prevail in his suit.

- Walter Scott

If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.

- Walter Scott

If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once.

- Walter Scott

It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness and energy of will are roused by the assurance that we are doing our duty.

- Walter Scott

Look back, and smile on perils past.

- The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott , Walter Scott

Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness.

- Walter Scott

One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name.

- Walter Scott

Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.

- Walter Scott

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