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107 Famous Quotes by Sir Walter Scott

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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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 makes a great row but does nothing.

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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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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