Scotland Quotes

 A Scotchman must be a very sturdy moralist who does not love Scotland better than truth. 
Author: Dr. Johnson
Nationality: English
b. December 1709  - d.  December 1784
  
 I look upon Switzerland as an inferior sort of Scotland. 
Author: Sydney Smith
Nationality: English
b. 3 June 1771  - d. 22 February 1845
  
 Net: Anything reticulated or decussated at equal distances, with interstices between the intersections. Oats: A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people. 
Author: Dr. Johnson
Nationality: English
b. December 1709  - d.  December 1784
  
 Of Scotland: That knuckle-end of England - that land of Calvin, oat-cakes, and sulphur. 
Author: Sydney Smith
Nationality: English
b. 3 June 1771  - d. 22 February 1845
  
 Scotland: That knuckle-end of England - that land of Calvin, oat-cakes, and sulphur. 
Author: Sydney Smith
Nationality: English
b. 3 June 1771  - d. 22 February 1845
  
 The chief of London through the realm of America, The Isle of Scotland will be tried by frost: King and 'Reb' will face an Antichrist so false, That he will place them all into the conflict.  
Author: Nostradamus
Nationality: French
b. 14 December 1503  - d. 02 July 1566
  
 It is time we in Scotland put England in its proper place and instead of our leaning on England and taking inspiration from her, we should lean and turn to Europe, for it is there our future prosperity lies. 
Author: Hugh MacDiarmid
Nationality: Scottish
b. 11 August 1892  - d. 09 September 1978
  
 I resent being told how to feel about Scotland by someone who hadn't lived there in 25 years. 
Author: Ewan Gordon McGregor
Nationality: Scottish
b. 31 March 1971
  
 I've played in pipe bands in Scotland, and I've always played guitars and drums and stuff. 
Author: Ewan Gordon McGregor
Nationality: Scottish
b. 31 March 1971
  
 The "second sight" possessed by the Highlanders in Scotland is actually a foreknowledge of future events. I believe they possess this gift because they don't wear trousers. That is also why in all countries women are more prone to utter prophecies. 
Author: Georg Cristoph Lichtenberg
Nationality: German
b. 1 July 1742  - d. 24 February 1799
  
 Is there anything worn under the kilt? No, it's all in perfect working order. 
Author: Spike Milligan
Nationality: British
b. December 1918  - d.  December 2002
  
 Theology was a rhapsody of ill-invented nonsense, patched up partly of the moral doctrines of philosophers, and partly of poetical fictions and extravagant chimeras calling the Old Testament Ezra's fables, in profane allusion to Esop's Fables. 
Author: Thomas Aikenhead
Nationality: Scottish
b. March 1676  - d. 01 August 1697
  
 I reject the mystery of the Trinity as unworthy of refutation and I scoff at the incarnation of Christ. 
Author: Thomas Aikenhead
Nationality: Scottish
b. March 1676  - d. 01 August 1697
  
 I admire the stupidity of the world in being so long deluded by them.  
Author: Thomas Aikenhead
Nationality: Scottish
b. March 1676  - d. 01 August 1697
  
 Moses was the better artist and the better politician; and I prefer Muhammad to Christ. 
Author: Thomas Aikenhead
Nationality: Scottish
b. March 1676  - d. 01 August 1697
  
 The New Testament is the history of the imposter Christ. 
Author: Thomas Aikenhead
Nationality: Scottish
b. March 1676  - d. 01 August 1697
  




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