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Now the summer's in prime Wi' the flowers richly blooming, And the wild mountain thyme A' the moorlands perfuming. To own dear native scenes Let us journey together, Where glad innocence reigns 'Mang the braes o' Balquhither. (Quote by - Robert Tannahill)

I look upon Switzerland as an inferior sort of Scotland. (Quote by - Sydney Smith)

I fell in love with Scotland and made good friends here, so I stayed after graduating with Honours in Chemistry. (Quote by - Steve Blake)

I know there's some kind of history to mountain music-like it came from Ireland or England or Scotland and we kept up the tradition. (Quote by - Loretta Lynn)

That garret of the earth--that knuckle end of England--that land of Calvin, oatcakes and sulphur. (Quote by - Sydney Smith)

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. (Quote by - Hugh MacDiarmid)

My mother's background was Scottish. She came from an old family, some of whom lived in upper New York State and some of whom had come over from Scotland. (Quote by - Alan Hovhaness)

We are also fortunate in being in quite a sheltered environment, in terms of people moving on to do other things, because there are relatively few companies in Scotland that are looking for the skill set that we've developed. (Quote by - David Milne)

When you hear someone from the very north of Scotland speaking, I think its nice, very musical and harmonious. (Quote by - Sean Connery)

O Caledonia! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child! Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood, Land of my sires! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand! (Quote by - Sir Walter Scott)

In short, he and the Scotch have no way of redeeming the credit of their understandings, but by avowing that they have been consummate villains. Stavano bene; per star meglio, stanno qui. (Quote by - Horace Walpole)

Sadly it looks like Scotland and Italy at the bottom again. (Quote by - Andy Nicol)

The Navy's paid for you to go through school, and then they need doctors to go out and take care of people who are in various different parts of the world. I decided to pay back my time first as an undersea medical officer. I was stationed in Scotland. (Quote by - Laurel Clark)

I left Scotland when I was 16 because I had no qualifications for anything but to join the Navy, having left school at 13. (Quote by - Sean Connery)

James's expedition to Scotland is wholly imaginary, though there appears to have been space for it during Henry's progress to the North to pay his devotions at Beverley Minster. (Quote by - Charlotte Mary Yonge)

I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen: ignorance of theological truth, and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it. (Quote by - Edward Irving)

The Evangelical party in the Church of Scotland will lay all flat if they be not prevented. (Quote by - Edward Irving)

All was well, until I reached the port of Havre. Three officers with the rank of lieutenant, whom afterwards I knew to be Scotland Yard men, came aboard and demanded to see my papers which they took away from me. (Quote by - Philip Gibbs)

Oats. A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Give me but one hour of Scotland, Let me see it ere I die. (Quote by - William Edmondstoune Aytoun)

The thing which grieves and oppresses my heart with respect to poor Scotland, is the hardness of heart manifest in the levity and cruelty with which they speak of others. (Quote by - Edward Irving)

For me, pressure is bird flu. I'm feeling a lot of pressure with the problem in Scotland. It's not fun and I'm more scared of it than football. (Quote by - Jose Mourinho)

I loved being in Trainspotting and having to dive into the filthiest toilet in Scotland. (Quote by - Ewan McGregor)

Caledonia! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child! Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood, Land of my sires! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand! (Quote by - Sir Walter Scott)

Hear, Land o' Cakes, and brither Scots, Frae Maidenkirk to Johnie Groat's;- If there's a hole in a' your coats, I rede you tent it: A chield's amang you takin notes, And, faith, he'll prent it. (Quote by - Robert Burns)


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