Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

A Quote by Robert Burns

John Anderson my jo, John, When we were first acquent, Your locks were like the raven, Your bonny brow was brent.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: John Anderson.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on secrets

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The landlady and Tam grew gracious Wi' favours secret, sweet, and precious.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on laughter

The landlord's laugh was ready chorus.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on death and liberty

Liberty 's in every blow! Let us do or die.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Bannockburn.

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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.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on feeling

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I waive the quantum o' the sin, The hazard of concealing; But, och! it hardens a' within, And petrifies the feeling!

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Epistle to a Young Friend.

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