Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

A Quote by Robert Burns on control, prudence, self-control, and wisdom

Prudent, cautious self-control, is wisdom's root.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

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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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A Quote by Robert Burns

It was a' for our rightfu' King We left fair Scotland's strand.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: A' for our Rightfu' King. 17

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A Quote by Robert Burns on love

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But to see her was to love her, Love but her, and love forever.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Ae Fond Kiss.

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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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