Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

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 god

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A Gentleman who held the patent for his honours immediately from Almighty God.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Elegy on Capt. Matthew Henderson

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A Quote by Robert Burns on bliss, life, and world

If there's another world, he lives in bliss; If there is non, he made the best of this.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: On a Friend, Epitaph on Wm. Muir

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A Quote by Robert Burns on learning

The poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn and wise to know And keenly felt the friendly glow And softer flame; But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stain'd his name!

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: A Bard's Epitaph

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A Quote by Robert Burns on happiness, life, and wives

To make a happy fire-side clime To weans and wife, That's the true pathos and sublime Of human life.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Epistle to Dr. Blacklock

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A Quote by Robert Burns

He turn'd him right and round about Upon the Irish shore, And gae his bridle reins a shake, With, "Adieu for evermore, my dear, And adieu for evermore."

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: A' for our Rightfu' King.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on fear, hell, honor, and order

The fear o' hell's a hangman's whip To haud the wretch in order; But where ye feel your honour grip, Let that aye be your border.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Epistle to a Young Friend.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on beginning and cheerfulness

But the cheerful Spring came kindly on And show'rs began to fall: John Barleycorn got up again And sore surpris'd them all.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: John Barleycorn, st. 3.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on fame and path

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Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

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