The zealot Hess, before succumbing to wanderlust [flew to Scotland in May 1941], was the engineer tending the party machinery, passing orders and propaganda down to the Leadership Corps, supervising every aspect of party activities, and maintaining the organization as a loyal and ready instrument of power.
O flower of Scotland, when will we see your like again, That fought and died for your wee bit hill and glen And stood against him, proud Edward's army, And sent him homeward tae think again.Roy Williamson
Auld Scotland wants nae skinking wareThat jaups in luggies; But, if ye wish her gratefu'prayer, Gie her a Haggis!Robert Burns
We look forward to the time when this moment will be seen as a turning point: the day when democracy was renewed in Scotland, when we revitalized our place in this our United Kingdom.Donald Campbell Dewar
Scotland is not wholly surrounded by the seaunfortunately.Grieve
For the cleansing of that horror, if cleanse it they could, I would welcome the English in suzerainty over Scotland till the end of time. I would welcome the end of Braid Scots and Gaelic, our culture, our history, our nationhood under the heels of a Chinese army of occupation if it could cleanse the Glasgow slums, give a surety of food and playthe elementary right of every human beingto those people of the abyss?Lewis Grassic Gibbon
If there is writing on Hadrian's Wall, it reads that the English should leave Scotland to its own devices.Simon Heffer
For who would leave, unbrib'd, Hibernia's Land, Or change the rocks of Scotland for the Strand?
Oats. A grain, which in England isgenerally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people.
Seeing Scotland, Madam, is only seeing a worse England.
I look upon Switzerland as an inferior sort of Scotland.Rev Sydney Smith
Joh. Mayor, in the first book of his "History of Scotland," contends much for the wholesomeness of oaten bread; it was objected to him, then living at Paris, that his countrymen fed on oats and base grain…. And yet Wecker out of Galen calls it horse-meat, and fitter juments than men to feed on.robert burton
I am legitimately Scottish. I can officially say — yes. Yeah, I am from Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland.karen gillan
As touching nature I am a worm of this earth, and yet a subject of this commonwealth; but as touching the office wherein it has pleased God to place me [head of the Reformed church in Scotland], I am a watchman...For that reason I am bound in conscience to blow the trumpet publicly.john knox
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.Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Lyndsay, with all his ancient coarseness…maintained for two centuries, even among the precise, his position as the popular poet of Scotland.david lyndsay
Shillong is widely known as Scotland of the East. It is a beautiful town.
A Scotchman must be a very sturdy moralist, who does not love Scotland better than truth.samuel johnson
There is not such a word Spoke of in Scotland as this term of fear.william shakespeare
The cure for a broken heart is simple, my lady. A hot bath and a good night's sleep.Margaret George
A wise man should never resolve upon any thing, at least never let the world know his resolution; for if he cannot arrive at that, he is ashamed. How many things did the resolve in his declaration concerning Scotland, never to do, and yet did them all?
Beloved Scotland of the winter and the hills! ’Tis little that thou’lt get from them, but they will make thee hard and brave!
Lyndsay, with all his ancient coarseness…maintained for two centuries, even among the precise, his position as the popular poet of Scotland.