Prudent, cautious self-control, is wisdom's root.
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)
Contributed by: Zaady
Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes; Flow gently, I 'll sing thee a song in thy praise.
Source: Flow gently, sweet Afton.
Nae man can tether time or tide.
Source: Tam o' Shanter.
To see her is to love her, And love but her forever; For Nature made her what she is, And never made anither!
Source: Bonny Lesley.
It was a' for our rightfu' King We left fair Scotland's strand.
Source: A' for our Rightfu' King. 17
But to see her was to love her, Love but her, and love forever.
Source: Ae Fond Kiss.
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.
Source: To a Louse.
Some wee short hours ayont the twal.
Source: Death and Dr. Hornbook.
May coward shame distain his name, The wretch that dares not die!
Source: Macpherson's Farewell
Perhaps it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon.
Source: Epistle to a Young Friend.
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