Scottish Novelist Quotes

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George MacDonald

"We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well." George MacDonald
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Life    Quote of the Day    Scottish Novelist   

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"Mary, I believed thee true, And I was blest in thus believing; But now I mourn that ever I knew A girl so fair and so deceiving." Sir Scott
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George MacDonald

"Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly." George MacDonald
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Editor's Pick    Friends Or Friendship    Quote of the Day    Relationships    Scottish Novelist    Trust   

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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!" Sir Scott
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George MacDonald

"To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved." George MacDonald
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Teresa Calcutta

"To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it." Teresa Calcutta
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Action    Scottish Novelist   

George MacDonald

"It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity." George MacDonald
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"For everybody knows that it requires very little to satisfy the gentlemen, if a woman will only give her mind to it." Margaret Oliphant
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Gentlemen    Scottish Novelist   

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"To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue." Richard Steele
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"Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought." Margaret Oliphant
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General    Scottish Novelist   

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"Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness." Walter Scott
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"Oh, never mind the fashion. When one has a style of one's own, it is always twenty times better." Margaret Oliphant
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Fashion    Scottish Novelist   

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"What happiness is there which is not purchased with more or less of pain?" Margaret Oliphant
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Happiness    Scottish Novelist   

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"All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education." Sir Scott
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Education    Scottish Novelist   

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"Success - keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep." Sir Scott
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Desire    Scottish Novelist   

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"To have a man who can flirt is next thing to indispensable to a leader of society." Margaret Oliphant
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Man    Scottish Novelist   

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"As for pictures and museums, that don't trouble me. The worst of going abroad is that you've always got to look at things of that sort. To have to do it at home would be beyond a joke." Margaret Oliphant
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Museums    Scottish Novelist   

George MacDonald

"To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power." George MacDonald
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"O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!" Walter Scott
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George MacDonald

"Man finds it hard to get what he wants, because he does not want the best; God finds it hard to give, because He would give the best, and man will not take it." George MacDonald
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George MacDonald

"It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen." George MacDonald
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Men    Scottish Novelist   





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