Faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest.
Quote by Walter Scott
Walter Scott Quotes
One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name.
Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.
Look back, and smile on perils past.
If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to...
The half hour between waking and rising has all my life proved propitious to any...
When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone.
What I have to say is far more important than how long my eyelashes are.
To all, to each, a fair good-night, and pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.
One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble...
To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures,...
It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness and energy of will are roused...
Success - keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep.
Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the...
To every lovely lady bright, I wish a gallant faithful knight; To every faithful lover,...
If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it...
O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!
To the timid and hesitating everything is impossible because it seems so.
There is a vulgar incredulity, which in historical matters, as well as in those of...
We build statues out of snow, and weep to see them melt.
What is a diary as a rule? A document useful to the person who keeps...