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 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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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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