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107 Famous Quotes by Sir Walter Scott

Time rolls his ceaseless course.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: The Lady of the Lake (canto III, st. 1)

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Breathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land! Whose heart hath ne'er within him burn'd, As home his footsteps he hath turn'd, From wandering on a foreign strand!

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: The Lay of the Last Ministrel (canto VI, st. 1)

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In man's most dark extremity Oft succor dawns from Heaven.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: The Lord of the Isles (canto I, st. 20)

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Hard toil can roughen form and face, And want call quench the eye's bright grace.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Marmion (canto I, st. 28)

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With a smile on her lips, and a tear in her eye.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Marmion (canto V, st. 12)

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A coward calls himself cautious, a miser thrifty.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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A friend always loves, but he who loves is not always a friend.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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An old man at school is a contemptible and ridiculous object.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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As long as the Fates permit, live cheerfully.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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As many servants so many enemies.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Bear in mind that you commit a crime by injuring even a wicked brother.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Busily engaged in doing nothing. [A squirrel in a cage.]

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Caution comes too late when we are in the midst of evils.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Concealed anger is to be feared; but hatred openly manifested destroys its chance of revenge.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Consider an enemy may become a friend.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Crime oft recoils upon the author's head.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Crime requires further crime to conceal it.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Death falls heavily on that man who, known too well to others, dies in ignorance of himself.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Do you desire not to be angry? Be not inquisitive. He who inquires what is said of him only works out his own misery.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Every cock fights best on his own dunghill.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Everything in art is but a copy of nature.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Extreme remedies are never the first to be resorted to.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Fidelity, purchased with money, money can destroy.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Fortune may rob us of our wealth, not of our courage.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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Great talent has always a little madness mixed up with it.

Proverbs Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rob Roy (ch. XXIV)

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