Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

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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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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A Quote by Robert Burns on men

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Now a' is done that men can do, And a' is done in vain.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: A' for our Rightfu' King.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

For a' that, and a' that, And twice as muckle 's a' that.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Jolly Beggars.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

And may you better reck the rede, Than ever did the adviser!

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Epistle to a Young Friend.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on affliction, bliss, brothers, and sons

Affliction's sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve,-how exquisite the bliss!

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: A Winter Night.

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