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1. "The value of money is subjective, depending on age. At the age of one, one multiplies the actual sum by 145,000, making one pound seem like 145,000 pounds to a one-year-old. At seven – Bertie's age – the multiplier is 24, so that five pounds seems like 120 pounds. At the age of twenty four, five pounds is five pounds; at forty five it is divided by 5, so that it seems like one pound and one pound seems like twenty pence. (All figures courtesy of Scottish Government Advice Leaflet: Handling your Money.)"
Author: Alexander McCall Smith
2. "She's no lady. Her songs are all unbelievably unhappy or lewd. It's called Blues. She sings about sore feet, sexual relations, baked goods, killing your lover, being broke, men called Daddy, women who dress like men, working, praying for rain. Jail and trains. Whiskey and morphine. She tells stories between verses and everyone in the place shouts out how true it all is."
Author: Ann Marie MacDonald
3. "It's a great paradox and a great injustice that writers write because we fear death and want to leave something indestructable in our wake, and at the same time, are drawn to things that kill: whiskey and cigarette, unprotected sex and deep fried burritos.It's true that you can get away with drinking and smoking and sunbathing when you're in your teens and twenties, and it's true that rock stars are free to die at twenty-nine, but a lit star needs a long life."
Author: Ariel Gore
4. "I wish to live to 150 years old, but the day I die, I wish it to be with a cigarette in one hand and a glass of whiskey in the other."
Author: Ava Gardner
5. "When John Knox went upstairs to plead with God for Scotland, it was the greatest event in Scottish history."
Author: Charles H. Spurgeon
6. "Hard work, says the Scottish proverb, never killed a man. People die of boredom and disease. There is nothing like an occasional all-night push to enliven morale – provided you are part of the push. Never leave the bridge in a storm."
Author: David Ogilvy
7. "–Solo tienes dos alternativas: O te enfrentas a ella o la olvidas del todo y para siempre.Alex hace chocar su vaso de whiskey con el de Pietro.–La primera solución es mejor. En cuanto a la segunda, olvidarla, necesitaría más de una vida. Jamás olvidaré a Niki."
Author: Federico Moccia
8. "I just read an 800-page history of the Scottish Enlightenment and, honestly, I may as well just start it again now, because I cannot remember a single thing. I can barely remember where Scotland is."
Author: Hugh Laurie
9. "She wondered all the same how much they really had to say to one another, given that they had only this city in common and a similar way of talking, the same intonation, perhaps she'd just wanted to believe after that third whiskey on the roof garden at the Hilton that he would give her back something she'd lost, a missing taste, an intonation gone flat, that ghostly feeling of home, though she was no longer at home anywhere."
Author: Ingeborg Bachmann
10. "I have lots of Scottish blood and know that my family name is Scottish. At my home in the States I have a tartan crest but, unfortunately, I do a terrible Scottish accent."
Author: Jesse Tyler Ferguson
11. "The Scottish Labour Party, while I have breath in my body, will listen to the views of trade unionists."
Author: Johann Lamont
12. "Her honor will come to no harm at my hands," Jack said."'Tis not her honor but her tender heart that I worry about," Alexander said."She's a delicate lass," Hugh added."Aye," said Gregor. "A Scottish rose.""Your tender, delicate rose had me ambushed, knocked unconscious, and forced to wed," Jack groundout. "Facts you all know, if you've spoken to Hamish."Dougal grinned, his teeth flashing whitely. "She has the devil's own temper, our Fiona does."
Author: Karen Hawkins
13. "This is a book for every fiddler who has realized halfway through playing an ancient Scottish air that the Ramones "I Wanna Be Sedated" is what folk music is really all about, and gone straight into it."
Author: Neil Gaiman
14. "And though he knew it was only the whiskey talking, he also knew that the whiskey talked daily."
Author: Nick Flynn
15. "The one conclusion I have reached is that whiskey is a great leveler. You might be a hotshot advertising executive or a lowly foundry worker, but if you cannot hold your drink, you are just a drunkard."
Author: Vikas Swarup
16. "Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake."
Author: W. C. Fields

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