Quotations on Scotland

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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.
- Laurel Clark
(Keywords: Medical, Time, People, Care, Doctors, First, Navy, School, Scotland, World)

There's something fundamentally wrong with a system where there's been 17 years of a Tory Government and the people of Scotland have voted Socialist for 17 years. That hardly seems democratic.
- Sean Connery
(Keywords: Government, People, Scotland, Wrong, Years)

My point is there's a hidden Scotland in anyone who speaks the Northern Ireland speech. It's a terrific complicating factor, not just in Northern Ireland, but Ireland generally.
- Seamus Heaney
(Keywords: Ireland, Scotland, Speech)

Without the shepherd's dog, the whole of the open mountainous land in Scotland would not be worth a sixpence.
- James Hogg
(Keywords: Land, Open, Scotland, Worth)

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.
- Alan Hovhaness
(Keywords: Family, Mother, Old, Scotland, State)

The Evangelical party in the Church of Scotland will lay all flat if they be not prevented.
- Edward Irving
(Keywords: Church, Party, Scotland, Will)

My place in Scotland is in the middle of nowhere, so you've just got a keyboard, guitar, a little drum machine and you know if you can work stuff out like that, if you can hammer out songs that sound good just with those three things and a voice, you're on your way.
- Jay Kay
(Keywords: Work, Guitar, Machine, Scotland, Songs, Sound, Voice)

It has long been a fact familiar to geologists, that, both on the east and west coasts of the central part of Scotland, there are lines of raised beaches, containing marine shells of the same species as those now inhabiting the neighbouring sea.
- Charles Lyell
(Keywords: Fact, Now, Scotland, Sea)

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.
- Loretta Lynn
(Keywords: History, Music, England, Ireland, Scotland, Tradition)

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.
- David Milne
(Keywords: People, Being, Environment, Scotland, Skill)

I met Jack Bruce, one of my heroes, in a studio while doing some recording. England had just beat Scotland in a big football match and I saw Jack trying to break into this refrigerator in the lounge, drunk out of his brain, and I didn't know what to say.
- Andy Partridge
(Keywords: EnglFootball, Heroes, Scotland, Trying)

There is a one woman in China that claimed she paid $50 to get my e-mail address. It was pretty shocking. I got one this morning from Scotland. A girl's requesting a signed photo of me.
- Michael Phelps
(Keywords: Pretty, Scotland, Woman)

A glass of whisky in Scotland in the thirties cost less than a cup of tea.
- Catherine Helen Spence
(Keywords: Scotland, Tea)

I'm William Wallace, and the rest of you will be spared. Go back to England and tell them... Scotland is free!
- William Wallace
(Keywords: England, Rest, Scotland, Will)

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.
- Charlotte Mary Yonge
(Keywords: Progress, Scotland, Space)









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