Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

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

Beneath the milk-white thorn that scents the evening gale.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Cotter's Saturday Night.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on curiosity

As Tammie glow'red, amazed and curious, The mirth and fun grew fast and furious.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on heaven and passion

Misled by fancy's meteor ray, By passion driven; But yet the light that led astray Was light from heaven.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Vision.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

Stern Ruin's ploughshare drives elate Full on thy bloom.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: To a Mountain Daisy.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on beginning, honesty, and nature

For thus the royal mandate ran, When first the human race began, "The social, friendly honest man, Whate'er he be, Tis he fulfils great Nature's plan, And none but he!"

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Second Epistle to John Lapraik

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