Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

A Quote by Robert Burns on god, home, honesty, love, and work

From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her loved at home, revered abroad: Princes and lords are but the breath of kings, "An honest man 's the noblest work of God."

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Cotter's Saturday Night.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on brothers, sister, and women

Then gently scan your brother man, Still gentler sister woman; Though they may gang a kennin' wrang, To step aside is human.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Address to the Unco Guid, 1787

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A Quote by Robert Burns on life

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Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on benevolence, god, heart, and kindness

The heart benevolent and kind The most resembles God.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: A Winter Night

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A Quote by Robert Burns on angels and life

The golden hours on angel wings Flew o'er me and my dearie; For dear to me as light and life Was my sweet Highland Mary.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Highland Mary.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

They never sought in vain that sought the Lord aright!

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Cotter's Saturday Night

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A Quote by Robert Burns

Some hae meat, and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat and we can eat, And sae the Lord be thankit.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Grace before Meat, The Selkirk Grace as attrib. to Burns

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A Quote by Robert Burns

We twa hae run about the braes, And pu'd the gowans fine.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Epistle to a Young Friend.

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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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A Quote by Robert Burns on heart

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My heart 's in the Highlands, my heart is not here; My heart 's in the Highlands a-chasing the deer.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: My Heart 's in the Highlands.

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