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Walter Scott Quotes: Land of my sires! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand!
         

Land of my sires! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand!


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For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.



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



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

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



The willow which bends to the tempest often escapes better than the oak which resists it.

The willow which bends to the tempest often escapes better than the oak which resists it.



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!

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!



Is death the last sleep? No, it is the last and final awakening.

Is death the last sleep? No, it is the last and final awakening.



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

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



If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once.

If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once.



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.

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.



Look back, and smile on perils past.

Look back, and smile on perils past.





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The only reason the Protestants and Catholics have given up the idea of universal domination is because they've realised they can't get away with it.

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