Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

A Quote by Robert Burns on husbands, sage, and wives

Ah, gentle dames! it gars me greet To think how monie counsels sweet, How monie lengthened sage advices, The husband frae the wife despises.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on foolishness and power

Oh wad some power the giftie gie us To see oursel's as others see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us, And foolish notion.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: To a Louse.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

Some wee short hours ayont the twal.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Death and Dr. Hornbook.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on cowardice, death, and shame

May coward shame distain his name, The wretch that dares not die!

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Macpherson's Farewell

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A Quote by Robert Burns on sermons

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Perhaps it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Epistle to a Young Friend.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

Where sits our sulky, sullen dame, Gathering her brows like gathering storm, Nursing her wrath to keep it warm.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on honesty and support

It 's guid to be merry and wise, It 's guid to be honest and true, It 's guid to support Caledonia's cause, And bide by the buff and the blue.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Here 's a Health to Them that 's Awa'.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on praise and songs

Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes; Flow gently, I 'll sing thee a song in thy praise.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Flow gently, sweet Afton.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on time

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Nae man can tether time or tide.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on love and nature

To see her is to love her, And love but her forever; For Nature made her what she is, And never made anither!

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Bonny Lesley.

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