Sir Scott Quotes


35 Sir Scott quotes:



"You have power, rank, command, influence; we have wealth, the source both of our strength and weakness . . ."
Author: Scott Quotes Category: Influence Quotes
"How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted."
"Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven, and heaven is love."
"A simple race! they waste their toil For the vain tribute of a smile"
Author: Scott Quotes Category: Race Quotes
"I cannot tell how the truth may be; I say the tale as it was said to me"
Author: Scott Quotes Category: Truth Quotes
"Tis plain that there is not in nature a point of stability to be found: everything either ascends or declines. When wars are ended abroad, sedition begins at home, and when men are freed from fighting for necessity, they quarrel through ambition."
Author: Scott Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"Meat eaten without either mirth or music is ill of digestion"
Author: Scott Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"I can give you a six-word formula for success: "Think things through - then follow through"
Author: Scott Quotes Category: Success Quotes
"A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy."
Author: Scott Quotes Category: Truth Quotes Scottish Novelist Quotes
"Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary."
Author: Scott Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes Scottish Novelist Quotes
"Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive"
Author: Scott Quotes Category: Practice Quotes
"Vengeance, deep-brooding o'er the slain, Had locked the source of softer woe, And burning pride and high disdain Forbade the rising tear to flow"
Author: Scott Quotes Category: Pride Quotes
"O woman!- In our hours of ease, uncertain, coy, and hard to please, and variable as the shade, by the light quivering aspen made; when pain and anguish wring the brow, a ministering angel thou"
Author: Scott Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"Look back, and smile on perils past."
Author: Scott Quotes Category: Past Quotes Scottish Novelist Quotes
"Breathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land!"
Author: Scott Quotes Category: Patriotism Quotes



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