Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

A Quote by Robert Burns on path

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Your poor narrow foot-path of a street, Where twa wheel-barrows tremble when they meet.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Brigs of Ayr

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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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A Quote by Robert Burns on learning

Learn taciturnity and let that be your motto!

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

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A Quote by Robert Burns on disappointment

Suspense is worst than disappointment.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

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A Quote by Robert Burns on uncertainty

There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

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A Quote by Robert Burns

His locked, lettered, braw brass collar Showed him the gentleman and scholar.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Twa Dogs.

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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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