Born: August 15, 1771
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Died: September 21, 1832
Occupation: Author, Historian, and Poet
Profile: Best known for Ivanhoe. Knighted in 1820.
Number of Quotes: 3
O, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive!
Please return this book; I find that though many of my friends are poor arithmeticians, they are nearly all good bookkeepers.
Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.