Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

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

Gars auld claes look amaist as weel 's the new.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Cotter's Saturday Night.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

His ancient, trusty, drouthy crony; Tam lo'ed him like a vera brither,- They had been fou for weeks thegither.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on thought

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And like a passing thought, she fled In light away.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Vision.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on grief, joy, men, and pain

The best laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft a-gley; An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain For promis'd joy.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: To a Mouse.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on pleasure

Chords that vibrate sweetest pleasure Thrill the deepest notes of woe.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Sweet Sensibility.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flow'r, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white, then melts for ever.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter

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A Quote by Robert Burns

The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man 's the gowd for a' that.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: For a' that an a' that.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

Oh, my luve 's like a red, red rose, That 's newly sprung in June; Oh, my luve 's like the melodie That 's sweetly played in tune.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: My Love Is Like a Red Red Rose

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