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Scottish

Total Quotes : 12
First Odd

I'm Scottish first, and it's odd to hear that I'm a Scottish-American.

- Alan Cumming

Maybe Tendency

Maybe it's the buildings, maybe it's the weather, but you can see it affects us - that Scottish gallows humour; our tendency towards bleakness, to look at things in a negative way. Those definitely come out in my writing.

- Allan Guthrie

People More

I get recognised in the street, but that's more from all the Scottish people who are down in Blackpool on their holidays.

- Charlie Adam

Big Why

From what I've read, everyone has a claim on Merlin. Was he Scottish, Welsh, English or even French? All these countries have got a big claim on him and Camelot. That's why the Arthurian legends are so popular - because they are such good stories.

- Colin Morgan

Becoming Jack

The U.S. won the majors 29-11 in the 1980s. That's when Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus were carrying the ball, and when Seve Ballesteros was becoming a Brit in the minds of English and Scottish journalists.

- Dan Jenkins

Artist Watching

'Point Omega' starts in an art gallery, where an unnamed man is watching, day after day, a 24-hour version of 'Psycho,' an installation that was created by the Scottish artist, Douglas Gordon. In it, the events and the minutiae of Hitchcock's film are painfully slowly reproduced; the watcher is obsessed with the detail revealed.

- Justin Cartwright

Magic Everywhere

The Scottish Highlands are incredible. There seems to be magic and poetry everywhere.

- Caitriona Balfe

Father Aristocrat

My mother Diana was a true-blue aristocrat, descended from William the Conqueror and listed in 'Burke's Peerage.' My father David, from a poor Scottish family, was a doctor.

- Celia Imrie

Unfortunately

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.

- Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Brought South

I'm hugely fond of Scotland. My daughter, Jemma, was born in the Simpson Memorial Maternity Hospital in Edinburgh, and it always tickled me that she was so vexed she didn't have a Scottish accent even though she was brought up down south.

- Rick Wakeman

Come

I'm as Scottish as they come.

- Stevie Jackson

Background

My background is Scottish.

- Melissa George