Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

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

When chill November's surly blast Made fields and forests bare.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Man was made to Mourn.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

Contented wi' little, and cantie wi' mair.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Contented wi' Little.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on beginning and creation

And there began a lang digression About the lords o' the creation.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Twa Dogs.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on death

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But, oh! fell death's untimely frost That nipt my flower sae early.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Highland Mary.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on despair and world

'T is sweeter for thee despairing Than aught in the world beside,-Jessy!

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Jessy.

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