World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 Sir Walter Scott Quotes
107 Famous Quotes by Sir Walter Scott

He may as well not thank at all, who thanks when none are by.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

He sins not, who is not wilfully a sinner.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

He who asks with timidity invites a refusal.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

He who boasts of his pedigree praises that which does not belong to him.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

He who has wronged you is either stronger or weaker than yourself: be he weaker, spare him; be he stronger, then spare yourself.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

He who profits by a crime, commits it.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

He who repents of his fault is almost guiltless.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

He, who holds out but a doubtful hope of succour to the afflicted, denies it.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

He, who will not pardon others, must not himself expect pardon.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

I do not sacrifice, but lend myself to business.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

If you live according to the requirements of nature, you will never be in want; if according to the fashions of the world you will never be rich.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

It is a disgrace to say one thing and think another; but how much more disgraceful to write one thing and think another!

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

It is a proof of nobility of mind to despise injuries.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

It is equally a fault to believe all men or to believe none.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

It is part of the cure to wish to be cured. [Lat., Pars sanitatis velle sanari fruit.]

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

It is the fault of youth that it cannot restrain its own impetuosity.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Let ease and rest at times be given to the weary.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Let him who has granted a favour speak not of it; let him who has received one, proclaim it.

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Jock, when he hae naething else to do, ye may be aye sticking in a tree; it will be growing, Jock, when ye're sleeping.

Growth Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: The Heart of Midlothian (ch. VIII)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Profan'd the God-given strength, and marr'd the lofty line.

Strength Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Marmion--Introduction (canto I)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife! To all the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name.

Glory Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Old Mortality (ch. XXXIV, introductory stanza), discovered in "The Bee", Edinburgh, Oct. 12, 1791, s

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Woe to the youth whom Fancy gains, Winning from Reason's hand the reins, Pity and woe! for such a mind Is soft contemplative, and kind.

Fancy Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Rokeby (canto I, st. 31)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

St. Leon raised his kindling eye, And lifts the sparkling cup on high; "I drink to one," he said, "Whose image never may depart, Deep graven on this grateful heart, Till memory be dead." . . . . St. Leon paused, as if he would Not breathe her name in careless mood Thus lightly to another; Then bent his noble head, as though To give the word the reverence due, And gently said, "My mother!"

Toasts Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: The Knight's Toast

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

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

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

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

We do that in our zeal our calmer moment would be afraid to answer.

Zeal Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Woodstock (heading of ch. XVII)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes