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107 Famous Quotes by Sir Walter Scott

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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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)

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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

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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)

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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)

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Some feelings are to mortals given, With less of earth in them than heaven.

Feeling Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: The Lady of the Lake (canto II, st. 22)

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