Scottish Writer Quotes

112 Scottish Writer quotes:

"It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit."
"The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and crying on the passers-by to come and love us."
"I find it useful to remember, everyone lives by selling something."
"To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive."
"The obscurest epoch is to-day."
Author: Stevenson Quotes Category: Scottish Writer Quotes Present Quotes
"There is no progress whatever. Everything is just the same as it was thousands, and tens of thousands, of years ago. The outward form changes. The essence does not change."
"The cruelest lies are often told in silence."
"You don't have to know people personally for them to be role models. Some of my most important role models were historical or literary figures that I only read about - never actually met."
"I don't really believe in the Devil, but if the Devil is the Father of Lies, then he certainly invented the Internet."
"Nothing like a little judicious levity."
"I am in the habit of looking not so much to the nature of a gift as to the spirit in which it is offered."
"Too many security officers live day to day. They just want to be treated with dignity."
"There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last."
"Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords."
"There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign."
"No man is useless who has a friend, and if we are loved we are indispensable."
"I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion."
Author: Stevenson Quotes Category: Scottish Writer Quotes Indifference Quotes
"Prices have stayed up because people in control of supply decided they could keep them up."
"I got sick and tired of my lady wearing ugly underwear to bed, so I turned to the Internet."
"I think the future stopped looking American when you think back to Blade Runner and Neuromancer, when it started to look more Japanese."

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