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107 Famous Quotes by Sir Walter Scott

Loud o'er my head though awful thunders roll, And vivid lightnings flash from pole to pole, Yet 'tis Thy voice, my God, that bids them fly, Thy arm directs those lightnings through the sky. Then let the good Thy mighty name revere, And hardened sinners Thy just vengeance fear.

Storms Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: On a Thunderstorm, written at the age of twelve, found in Lockhart's "Life of Scott", vol. I, ch. II

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High minds, of native pride and force, Most deeply feel thy pangs, Remorse; Fear, for their scourge, means villains have, Thou art the torturer of the brave!

Remorse Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Marmion (canto III, st. 13)

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Ah, County Guy, the hour is nigh, The sun has left the lea, The orange flower perfumes the bower, The breeze is on the sea.

Twilight Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott , Source: Quentin Durward (ch. IV)

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Art thou a friend to Roderick?

Art Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott

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Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.

Ambition Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott

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Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!

Deception Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott

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One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honour or observation.

Inspirational Quotes, by Sir Walter Scott

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