Walter Scott

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

Walter Scott

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O! many a shaft, at random sent,
Finds mark the archer little meant!
And many a word, at random spoken,
May soothe or wound a heart that's broken!

Walter Scott

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Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake.

Walter Scott

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If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.

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

Walter Scott

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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.

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O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!

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For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.

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