Sir Walter Scott

1771 - 1832

A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on aid, help, human, and mankind

The race of humankind would perish did they cease to aid each other.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on humor, celebration, and nostalgia

"Saint George and the Dragon!-Bonny Saint George for Merry England!-The castle is won!"

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Ivanhoe (Tor Classics), Pages: (Chapter XXXI)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on heart

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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 broken!

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lord of the Isles. 1815, Canto v. Stanza 18.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on faith, love, and war

So faithful in love, and so dauntless in war, There never was knight like young Lochinvar.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Marmion, canto V, st. xii.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

To the vile dust, from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonored and unsung.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on death, heart, and quiet

Vacant heart, and hand, and eye, Easy live and quiet die.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Bride of Lammermoor, 1819

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale moonlight.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on world

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So wags the world.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Ivanhoe, 1819

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on wives

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Widowed wife and wedded maid.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Betrothed. Chap. xv.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on soul

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The will to do, the soul to dare.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Lady of the Lake, 1810

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