Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

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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A Quote by Robert Burns

If naebody care for me, I'll care for naebody.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: I hae a Wife o' my Ain.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on caution, expectation, joy, life, and play

O Life! how pleasant is thy morning, Young Fancy's rays the hills adorning! Cold-pausing Caution's lesson scorning, We frisk away, Like schoolboys at th' expected warning, To joy and play.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Epistle to James Smith.

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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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