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107 Famous Quotes by Sir Walter Scott

He grieves more than is necessary who grieves before any cause for sorrow has arisen.

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

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He invites the commission of a crime who does not forbid it, when it is in his power to do so.

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

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He is most powerful who governs himself.

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

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He makes a great row but does nothing.

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

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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)

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He sins not, who is not wilfully a sinner.

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

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He who asks with timidity invites a refusal.

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

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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)

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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)

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He who profits by a crime, commits it.

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

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He who repents of his fault is almost guiltless.

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

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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)

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

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

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I do not sacrifice, but lend myself to business.

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

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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)

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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)

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

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

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

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

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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)

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

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

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

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

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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)

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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)

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

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

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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

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