Sir Walter Scott

1771 - 1832

A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on life, love, and pain

Lightly from fair to fair he flew, And loved to plead, lament, and sue; Suit lightly won, and short-lived pain, For monarchs seldom sigh in vain.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on grace

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And ne'er did Grecian chisel trace A Nymph, a Naiad, or a Grace Of finer form or lovelier face.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto i. Stanza 18.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

Hail to the chief who in triumph advances!

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto ii. Stanza 19.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on circumstances and happiness

The happy combination of fortuitous circumstances.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Monastery. 1820

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on ambition and death

O fading honours of the dead! O high ambition, lowly laid!

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on age, life, sensuality, world, and worth

Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife! To all the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Old Mortality. Chap. xxxiv.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on flattery, losing, poets, and simplicity

Ne'er Was flattery lost on poet's ear; A simple race! they waste their toil For the vain tribute of a smile.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lay of the Last Minstrel, 1805, canto iv, conclusion

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott

A foot more light, a step more true, Ne'er from the heath-flower dash'd the dew.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto i. Stanza 18.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on art and friendship

Art thou a friend to Roderick?

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lady of the Lake. 1810, Canto iv. Stanza 30.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on art, children, and garden

Nothing is more completely the child of art than a garden.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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