Sir Walter Scott

1771 - 1832

A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

The rose is fairest when 'tis budding new.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Lady of the Lake, 1810

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

Rouse the lion from his lair.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Talisman. 1825, Chap. vi.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on senses

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Scared out of his seven senses.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Rob Roy. Chap. xxxiv.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

My foot is on my native heath, and my name is MacGregor.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Rob Roy. 1817, Chap. xxxiv.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on death, heart, home, life, power, soul, wealth, and wishes

Breathes there the man, with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land! Whose heart hath ne'er within him burn'd, As home his footsteps he hath turn'd From wandering on a foreign strand! If such there breathe, go mark him well; For him no Minstrel raptures swell; High though his titles, proud his name, Boundless his wealth as wish can claim; Despite those titles, power, and pelf, The wretch, concentred all in self, Living, shall forfeit fair renown, And, doubly dying, shall go down To the vile dust, from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonor'd, and unsung.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel. Canto vi. Stanza 1.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on love

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For Love will still be lord of all.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Lady of the Lake, 1810

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on camping, heaven, love, men, rules, and saints

Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805, canto iii, st. ii.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on camping, dance, heaven, love, men, peace, rules, saints, and war

In peace, Love tunes the shepherd's reed; In war, he mounts the warrior's steed; In halls, in gay attire is seen; In hamlets, dances on the green. Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below and saints above; For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on love and lovers

Her blue eyes sought the west afar, For lovers love the western star.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on agreement, fate, gold, love, and wishes

'T is an old tale and often told; But did my fate and wish agree, Ne'er had been read, in story old, Of maiden true betray'd for gold, That loved, or was avenged, like me.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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