QUOTATIONS FROM FAMOUS PEOPLES

List of all popular poets and new poets.

All Quotations / Quotations from Sir Walter Scott

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
And come he slow, or come he fast, It is but death who comes at last.
He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit.
Look back, and smile on perils past.
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Oh, the tangled webs we weave When we practice to deceive.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive
Oh, what tangled webs we weave, When we first practice to deceive.
Our time is like our money; when we change a guinea the shillings escape as things of small account; when we break a day by idleness in the morning, the rest of the hours lose their importance in our eyes.
The will to do, the soul to dare.
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.
To be always intending to live a new life, but never find time to set about it - this is as if a man should put off eating and drinking from one day to another till he be starved and destroyed.
We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider everything as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart.

Best Quotations

"Be still sad heart and cease repining; Behind the clouds the sun is shining, Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life a little rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary."

Longfellow
"A soft answer turneth away wrath."

Book of Proverbs
"Adventures are stories of discomfort told in comfort."

Tim Camuti
"Do not employ handsome servants."

Chinese Proverb
"The best [man] is like water.Water is good; it benefits all things and does not compete with them.It dwells in [lowly] places that all disdain.This is why it is so near to Tao."

Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzu