Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

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

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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A Quote by Robert Burns on fear, honesty, and labor

Dare to be honest and fear no labor.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

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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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