Scots Quotes...

...further to the theme of Tartan Day... here are some fine examples of the Scottish wit... of which, the Straight White House has been lacking as of late.... so, in further celebration of everything Scottish, I raise my glass to you all...

"There is nothing the Scots like better to hear than abuse of the English"
Pope Pius II (1405-1464) after a visit to Scotland in 1435.... (heh... things haven't changed much over the years...)

"There are few more impressive sights in the World than a Scotsman on the make."
J. M Barrie (1860-1937)

"A typical Scot has bad teeth, a good chance of cancer, a liver under severe stress, and a heart-attack pending. He smokes like a chimney, drinks like a fish, and regularly makes an exhibition of himself"
Alan Bold (1943-)

"There is something in Burns for every moment of a man's life, good days and bad."
H.V. Morton (1892-1979)

"Rab C. Nesbitt: Know the best thing yi can say about Rothesay? At least it isnae Dunoon. What a gaff that is, by the way. All the atmosphere of the interior of a wardrobe. Built for the nuclear age. Only toon in the hemisphere to have achieved total meltdown of the human spirit. Even saying the name makes yi feel as if its started drizzling on the roof of your mouth. Dun-oon!"
Ian Pattison (1950-)

"Equality is the soul of Liberty; there is, in fact, no Liberty without it"
Frances Wright (1795-1852)

"There are two things a Highlander likes naked, and one of them is Malt Whiskey"
F. Marian McNeill (1885-1973)

by Eric on April 06, 2004 | Comments(0) | Psycho Rants

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