Quotation Explorer - 'Walter Scott'

Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, and men below, and the saints above, for love is heaven, and heaven is love. - Walter Scott
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
I have sometimes thought of the final cause of dogs having such short lives and I am quite satisfied it is in compassion to the human race; for if we suffer so much in losing a dog after an acquaintance of ten or twelve years, what would it be if they were to live double that time? - Walter Scott
Fight on, brave knights! Man dies, but glory lives! Fight on; death is better than defeat! Fight on brave knights! for bright eyes behold your deeds! - Walter Scott
It was woman that taught me cruelty, and on woman therefore I have exercised it. - Walter Scott
We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider every thing as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart. - Walter Scott
And please return it. You may think this a strange request, but I find that although my friends are poor arithmeticians, they are nearly all of them good bookkeepers. - Walter Scott
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education. - Walter Scott
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