Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

A Quote by Robert Burns

That hour, o' night's black arch the keystane.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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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 art and life

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O life! thou art a galling load, Along a rough, a weary road, To wretches such as I!

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Despondency.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on love

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Had we never loved sae kindly, Had we never loved sae blindly, Never met or never parted, We had ne'er been broken-hearted!

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Ae Fond Kiss.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on books, devil, evil, good, problems, and simplicity

Good Lord, what is man! for as simple he looks, Do but try to develop his books and his crooks, With his depths and his shallows, his good and his evil, All in all, he's a problem must puzzle the devil.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Sketch: inscribed to C. J. Fox

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A Quote by Robert Burns on death, friendship, laws, and nature

Nature's law, That man was made to mourn. Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn! O Death, the poor man's dearest friend, The kindest and the best!

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Man was made to Mourn

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A Quote by Robert Burns

Perhaps Dundee's wild-warbling measures rise, Or plaintive Martyrs, worthy of the name.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Cotter's Saturday Night.

Contributed by: Zaady

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