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One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum.
- Walter Scott | Life Quotes
He that climbs a ladder must begin at the first round.
- Walter Scott | Beginning Quotes
Cutting honest throats by whispers.
- Walter Scott | Calumny Quotes
The happy combination of fortuitous circumstances.
- Walter Scott | Circumstance Quotes
Is death the last sleep? No, it is the last final awakening.
- Walter Scott | Death Quotes
One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name.
- Walter Scott | Glory Quotes
The sickening pang of hope deferr'd.
- Walter Scott | Hope Quotes
To the timid and hesitating everything is impossible because it seems so.
- Walter Scott | Impossibility Quotes
And love is loveliest when embalm'd in tears.
- Walter Scott | Love Quotes
To all, to each, a fair good night, And pleasing dreams; and slumbers light.
- Walter Scott | Night Quotes
Breathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land!
- Walter Scott | Patriotism Quotes
I cannot tell how the truth may be; I say the tale as 'twas said to me.
- Walter Scott | Rumor Quotes
O Caledonia! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child! Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood, Land of my sires! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand!
- Walter Scott | Scotland Quotes
To all, to each, a fair goodnight, And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.
- Walter Scott | Sleep Quotes
Her blue eyes sought the west afar, For lovers love the western star.
- Walter Scott | Star Quotes
I cannot tell how the truth may be; I say the tale as 'twas said to me.
- Walter Scott | Story-Telling Quotes
I cannot tell how the truth may be; I say the tale as 'twas said to me.
- Walter Scott | Tale Quotes
Welcome as the flowers in May.
- Walter Scott | Welcome Quotes
O Woman! in our hours of ease, Uncertain coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou!
- Walter Scott | Women Quotes


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