Walter Scott Quotes (295 quotes)
“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.”
Guy Mannering, Ch. 37 (1815).
The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With memoir and critical dissertation (1870 edition)
“He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit, He that leaps the wide gulf should prevail in his suit.”
The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott: Peveril of the peak, St. Ronan's well, Redgauntlet, Tales of the Crusaders (1827 edition)
“If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once.”
The complete works of Sir Walter Scott: with a biography, and his last additions and illustrations (1833 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWalter Scott
Born: August 15, 1771
Died: September 21, 1832 (aged 61)
Occupation: Novelist, poet, lawyer
Bio: Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world during his time.