Sir Walter Scott

British author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832)

★ FAVORITE (5 votes)

Famous quotes by Sir Walter Scott:Sort:PopularA - Z

And come he slow, or come he fast, It is but death who comes at last.Rate it:
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above For love is heaven, and heaven is love.Rate it:
O many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's brokenRate it:
Oh, the tangled webs we weave When we practice to deceive.Rate it:
To be always intending to live a new life, but never find time to set about it - this is as if a man should put off eating and drinking from one day to another till he be starved and destroyed.Rate it:
We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider everything as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart.Rate it:
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.Rate it:
He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit.Rate it:
Look back, and smile on perils past.Rate it:
Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceiveRate it:
Oh, what tangled webs we weave, When we first practice to deceive.Rate it:
Our time is like our money; when we change a guinea the shillings escape as things of small account; when we break a day by idleness in the morning, the rest of the hours lose their importance in our eyes.Rate it:
The will to do, the soul to dare.Rate it:
To all, to each, a fair good night, And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.Rate it:
To all, to each, a fair good night,
And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.
Rate it:

Share your thoughts on Sir Walter Scott's quotes with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     

Citation

Use the citation below to add this author page to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Sir Walter Scott Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 May 2015. <http://www.quotes.net/authors/Sir Walter Scott>.

Missing a quote of Sir Walter Scott?

Know another good quote of Sir Walter Scott? Don't keep it to yourself!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network