Golden Quotes by Scottish Novelist Walter Scott

Collection of famous quotes by novelist Walter Scott.

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet FRSE FSA Scot was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright, and historian. Many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature.

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Best Quotes by Walter Scott

One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name.

— Walter Scott

Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.

— Walter Scott

When thinking about companions gone we feel ourselves doubly alone.

— Walter Scott

For success attitude is equally as important as ability.

— Walter Scott

Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.

— Walter Scott

He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.

— Walter Scott

Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.

— Walter Scott

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

— Walter Scott

Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.

— Walter Scott

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic a mere working mason if he possesses some knowledge of these he may venture to call himself an architect.

— Walter Scott

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic a mere working mason if he possesses some knowledge of these he may venture to call himself an architect.

— Walter Scott

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

— Walter Scott

Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.

— Walter Scott

Teach you children poetry it opens the mind lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.

— Walter Scott

He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.

— Walter Scott

The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.

— Walter Scott

There is a vulgar incredulity which in historical matters as well as in those of religion finds it easier to doubt than to examine.

— Walter Scott

Look back and smile on perils past.

— Walter Scott

It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness and energy of will are roused by the assurance that we are doing our duty.

— Walter Scott

Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.

— Walter Scott

For success attitude is equally as important as ability.

— Walter Scott

Success – keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep.

— Walter Scott

A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass will sway it from the truth and wreck the argosy.

— Walter Scott

Teach you children poetry it opens the mind lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.

— Walter Scott

Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.

— Walter Scott

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