Sir Walter Scott

1771 - 1832

A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on dreams and good

To all, to each, a fair good-night, And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light!

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Marmion, 1808

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on good and reason

When a man hasn't a good reason for doing a thing, he has a good reason for letting it alone.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on time

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There 's a gude time coming.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Rob Roy. Chap. xxxii.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on good, needs, and wine

Good wine needs neither bush nor preface To make it welcome.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Peveril of the Peak, 1822

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on earth, feeling, and heaven

Some feelings are to mortals given With less of earth in them than heaven.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lady of the Lake. Canto ii. Stanza 22.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on proverbs and words

There is a southern proverb - fine words butter no parsnips.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: The Legend of Montrose, 1819

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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 darkness and heaven

In man's most dark extremity Oft succour dawns from Heaven.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Lord of the Isles. 1815, Canto i. Stanza xx.

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