Walter Scott Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Walter Scott quotes, Walter Scott sayings, and Walter Scott proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability. Walter Scott
Caution comes too late when we are in the midst of evils. Walter Scott
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted. Walter Scott
From my experience, not one in twenty marries the first love. We build statues of snow and weep to see them melt. Walter Scott
O what a tangled web we weave, / When first we practise to deceive! 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
The misery of keeping a dog is his dying so soon. But, to be sure, if he lived for fifty years and then died, what would become of me? Walter Scott
Is death the last sleep? No, it is the last and final awakening. Walter Scott
For love is heaven and heaven is love. Walter Scott
Each age has deemed the new born year the fittest time for festal cheer. Walter Scott
O, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive. Walter Scott