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Engrave this Quote As good play for nothing, you know, as work for nothing.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Engrave this Quote Breathes there the man, with soul so dead,Who never to himself hath said,This is my own, my native land!Whose heart hath neer within him burnd,As home his footsteps he hath turnd,From wandering on a foreign strand!
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-Sir Walter Scott
Adversity
Engrave this Quote The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Engrave this Quote Adversity is, to me at least, a tonic and a bracer.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Age
Engrave this Quote Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife!
To all the sensual world proclaim,
One crowded hour of glorious life
Is worth an age without a name.
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-Sir Walter Scott, Old Mortality. Chap. xxxiv.
Alcohol/Alcoholism
Engrave this Quote Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Ambition
Engrave this Quote Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Bravery
Engrave this Quote It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness and energy of will are roused by the assurance that we are doing our duty.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Engrave this Quote The will to do, the soul to dare.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Charisma
Engrave this Quote Faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Credit
Engrave this Quote Credit is like a looking-glass, which when once sullied by a breath, may be wiped clear again; but if once cracked can never be repaired.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Death
Engrave this Quote Come he slow or come he fast. It is but death who comes at last.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Engrave this Quote Death -- the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Engrave this Quote Is death the last step? No, it is the final awakening.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Determination
Engrave this Quote To the timid and hesitating everything is impossible because it seems so.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Discipline
Engrave this Quote If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Drinking
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Education
Engrave this Quote All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Excellence
Engrave this Quote There never will exist anything permanently noble and excellent in the character which is a stranger to resolute self-denial.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Face, Faces
Engrave this Quote The faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Forgiveness
Engrave this Quote But with morning cool repentance came.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Friends
Engrave this Quote If you have no friends to share or rejoice in your success in life -- if you cannot look back to those whom you owe gratitude, or forward to those to whom you ought to afford protection, still it is no less incumbent on you to move steadily in the path of duty; for your active excretions are due not only to society; but in humble gratitude to the Being who made you a member of it, with powers to save yourself and others.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Help
Engrave this Quote The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Holidays
Engrave this Quote 'Twas Christmas broach'd the mightiest ale; 'twas Christmas told the merriest tale; a Christmas gambol oft could cheer the poor man's heart through half the year.
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-Sir Walter Scott
Honesty
Engrave this Quote Oh, what a tangled web we weave,
When first we practice to deceive!
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-Sir Walter Scott, Marmion

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