Famous Sir Walter Scott Quote

“O, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!”

~ Sir Walter Scott

"Marmion", Canto VI, Stanza 17

Ratings and Comments

David L Rosenthal

Oh, he said that, huh? You think he looked at his audience sideways and waved his hands, like Craig Fergeson, when he said it.

E Archer, NYC

Just look at the tax code and the federal budget... great quote!

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EGL, LA    12/13/06

hmmmm...I always thought that was Shakespeare.

David Irvine, Newcastle upon Tyne

Wish I had given it thought more than 40 years ago

Mike, Norwalk

How many birth certificates from different hospitals (and / or layers of photoshop) presented to the public does it take to rise to the level of "practice to deceive"? How many e-mails of a top secret nature needs be erased to rise to the level of "practice to deceive"?

jim k, Austin

How true.

E Archer, NYC

The Trump impeachment sham comes to mind ... watching the dominoes fall.


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