Robert Burns Quotes

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Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Chords that vibrate sweetest pleasure Thrill the deepest Chords that vibrate sweetest pleasure Thrill the deepest notes of woe. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Again rejoicing Nature seesHer robe assume its vernal Again rejoicing Nature sees
Her robe assume its vernal hues
Her leafy locks wave in the breeze,
All freshly steep'd in the morning dews. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Oh would some power the giftie gie us, Oh would some power the giftie gie us, To see ourselves as others see us. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: My love is like the red red roseThat's My love is like the red red rose
That's newly sprung in June
O my love's like the melody
That's newly played in tune — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: The best plans of men and mice often The best plans of men and mice often go awry. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: My heart is sair-I dare na tell,My heart My heart is sair-I dare na tell,
My heart is sair for Somebody. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Yon rose-buds in the morning-dew, How pure amang Yon rose-buds in the morning-dew, How pure amang the leaves sae green! — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: A prince can mak a belted knight, A A prince can mak a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that; But an honest man's aboon his might: Guid faith, he maunna fa' that. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Go fetch to me a pint o' wine, Go fetch to me a pint o' wine,
An' fill it in a silver tassie. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Even every ray of hope destroyed and not Even every ray of hope destroyed and not a wish to gild the gloom. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Some hae meat and canna eat,And some wad 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
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: To see her is to love her,And love To see her is to love her,
And love but her forever;
For nature made her what she is,
And never made anither! — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: And like a passing thought, she fled In And like a passing thought, she fled In light away. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Such is the fate of simple Bard,On life's Such is the fate of simple Bard,
On life's rough ocean luckless starr'd — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Mankind is an unco squad And muckle he Mankind is an unco squad And muckle he may grieve thee. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: A women can make an average man great, A women can make an average man great, and a great man average. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Now Nature hangs her mantle greenOn every blooming Now Nature hangs her mantle green
On every blooming tree,
And spreads her sheets o'daisies white
Out o'er the grassy lea. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: To make a happy fireside climeTo weans and To make a happy fireside clime
To weans and wife,
That's the true pathos and sublime
Of human life. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: In durance vile 1here must I wake and In durance vile 1here must I wake and weep, And all my frowsy couch in sorrow steep. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: All my fears and cares are of this All my fears and cares are of this world; if there is another, an honest man has nothing to fear from it. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: I pick my favourite quotations and store them I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: The fear o' hell's a hangman's whip to The fear o' hell's a hangman's whip to haud the wretch in order; But where ye feel your honor grip, let that aye be your border. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Nae man can tether time or tide. Nae man can tether time or tide. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: All-cheering Plenty, with her flowing horn,Led yellow Autumn, All-cheering Plenty, with her flowing horn,
Led yellow Autumn, wreath'd with nodding corn.
[Brigs of Ayr] — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: To step aside is human. To step aside is human. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: The lightly-jumping, glowrin' trouts, That thro' my waters The lightly-jumping, glowrin' trouts, That thro' my waters play ... — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Pattinson: Sometimes I think I look like I've had Sometimes I think I look like I've had facial reconstructive surgery. Like after burns. — Robert Pattinson
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: O Scotia! my dear, my native soil!For whom O Scotia! my dear, my native soil!
For whom my warmest wish to Heaven is sent — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Oh the gift that god could give us, Oh the gift that god could give us, to see ourselves as others see others. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Great for good, or great for evil. Great for good, or great for evil. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: We two have paddled in the stream,from morning We two have paddled in the stream,
from morning sun till dine;
But seas between us broad have roared
since days of long ago. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: The honest man, though e'er sae poor,Is king The honest man, though e'er sae poor,
Is king o' men, for a' that! — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Let them cant about decorum, Who have characters Let them cant about decorum, Who have characters to lose! — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: The upright, honest-hearted man Who strives to do The upright, honest-hearted man Who strives to do the best he can, Need never fear the church's ban Or hell's damnation. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: O Life! thou art a galling load,Along a O Life! thou art a galling load,
Along a rough, a weary road,
To wretches such as I! — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: The heart that is generous and kind most The heart that is generous and kind most resembles God. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: It is cruelty to be humane to rebels, It is cruelty to be humane to rebels, and humanity is cruelty. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Anticipation forward points the view. Anticipation forward points the view. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: The best laid plans take 40 years to The best laid plans take 40 years to complete. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Till crash! the cruel coulter pastOut thro' thy Till crash! the cruel coulter past
Out thro' thy cell. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Morality, thou deadly bane,Thy tens o' thousands thou Morality, thou deadly bane,Thy tens o' thousands thou has slain! — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: I found that old Solomon proved it fair, I found that old Solomon proved it fair,
That a big-belly'd bottle's a cure for all care. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Misled by fancy's meteor ray, By passion driven; Misled by fancy's meteor ray, By passion driven; But yet the light that led astray Was light from heaven. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: I'm truly sorry man's dominion has broken Nature's I'm truly sorry man's dominion has broken Nature's social union. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: I am little acquainted with politeness, but I I am little acquainted with politeness, but I know a good deal of benevolence of temper and goodness of heart. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Gin a body meet a body Coming thro' Gin a body meet a body Coming thro' the rye, Gin a body kiss a body - Need a body cry? — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Then gently scan your brotherman,still gentler sister woman, Then gently scan your brother
man,
still gentler sister woman, though they may gang
a kennin wrang, to step aside is human — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: The best laid schemes o' mice an' men The best laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft agley. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: For gold the merchant ploughs the main,The farmer For gold the merchant ploughs the main,
The farmer ploughs the manor. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Gie me ae spark o' Nature's fire,That's a' Gie me ae spark o' Nature's fire,
That's a' the learning I desire. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: But facts are chiels that winna ding,An' downa But facts are chiels that winna ding,
An' downa be disputed. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Beauty's of a fading nature. Has a season Beauty's of a fading nature. Has a season and is gone! — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Wee, sleekit, cowrin, tim'rous beastie,O, what a panic's Wee, sleekit, cowrin, tim'rous beastie,
O, what a panic's in thy breastie! — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By William Stewart Ross: Ingersoll is with Homer and Tully and Shakespeare Ingersoll is with Homer and Tully and Shakespeare and Burns. — William Stewart Ross
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Auld Nature swears the lovely dears Her noblest Auld Nature swears the lovely dears Her noblest work she classes, O; Her 'prentice han' she tried on man, And then she made the lasses, O! — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: For a' that, an' a' that, It's coming For a' that, an' a' that,
It's coming yet for a' that,
That Man to Man, the world o'er,
Shall brothers be for a' that. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Affliction's sons are brothers in distress; A brother Affliction's sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss! — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Dare to be honest and fear no labor. Dare to be honest and fear no labor. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: When matters are desperate we must put on When matters are desperate we must put on a desperate face. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: 'T is sweeter for thee despairing Than aught 'T is sweeter for thee despairing Than aught in the world beside,-Jessy! — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: A mind that is conscious of its integrity A mind that is conscious of its integrity scorns to say more than it means to perform. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Just now I've taen the fit o' rhyme Just now I've taen the fit o' rhyme / My barmie noddle's working prime. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Oh, stay, sweet warbling woodlark, stay, Nor quit Oh, stay, sweet warbling woodlark, stay, Nor quit for me the trembling spray, A hapless lover courts thy lay, Thy soothing, fond complaining. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: How wretched is the person who hangs on How wretched is the person who hangs on by the favors of the powerful. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Gars auld claes look amaist as weel's the Gars auld claes look amaist as weel's the new. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: The golden hours on angel wingsFlew o'er me The golden hours on angel wings
Flew o'er me and my dearie,
For dear to me as light and life
Was my sweet Highland Mary. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Anne Lamott: Robert Burns said it best: Life is but Robert Burns said it best: Life is but a day at most. — Anne Lamott
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: As Tammie glow'red, amazed and curious, The mirth As Tammie glow'red, amazed and curious, The mirth and fun grew fast and furious. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Now's the day and now's the hour. Now's the day and now's the hour. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Who made the heart, 'tis He aloneDecidedly can Who made the heart, 'tis He alone
Decidedly can try us — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: She is a winsome wee thing, She is She is a winsome wee thing, She is a handsome wee thing, She is a bonny wee thing, This sweet wee wife o' mine. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Cheeke: When you have a childhood dream that still When you have a childhood dream that still burns and tugs at your heart when you're an adult, you owe it to yourself to pursue and achieve this dream. — Robert Cheeke
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: I waive the quantum o' the sin, The I waive the quantum o' the sin, The hazard of concealing; But, och! it hardens a' within, And petrifies the feeling! — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: But deep this truth impress'd my mind: Thro' But deep this truth impress'd my mind:
Thro' all His works abroad,
The heart benevolent and kind
The most resembles God. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Humid seal of soft affections,Tend'rest pledge of future Humid seal of soft affections,
Tend'rest pledge of future bliss,
Dearest tie of young connections,
Love's first snow-drop, virgin kiss. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: They never sought in vain that sought the They never sought in vain that sought the Lord alright! — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Their sighing, canting, grace-proud faces, their three-mile prayers, Their sighing, canting, grace-proud faces, their three-mile prayers, and half-mile graces. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Len G. Murray: For in the works of Robert Burns we For in the works of Robert Burns we see the whole cosmos of man's experience and emotion, from zenith to nadir, from birth until death. — Len G. Murray
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: There's some are fou o' love divine; There's There's some are fou o' love divine; There's some are fou o' brandy. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Oatcakes are a delicate relish when eaten warm Oatcakes are a delicate relish when eaten warm with ale. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Why has a religious turn of mind always Why has a religious turn of mind always a tendency to narrow and harden the heart? — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: Mankind is a science that defies definitions. Mankind is a science that defies definitions. — Robert Burns
Robert Burns Quotes By Robert Burns: A fig for those by law protected!Liberty's a A fig for those by law protected!
Liberty's a glorious feast!
Courts for cowards were erected,
Churches built to please the priest! — Robert Burns