Robert Burns

Scottish Poet

Lived from: 1759-1796

Quotes: Robert Burns

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    Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.
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    Dare to be honest and fear no labor.
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    Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
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    Had we never lov'd sae kindly, Had we never lov'd sae blindly, Never met - or never parted - we had never been broken-hearted.
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    How wretched is the person who hangs on by the favors of the powerful.
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    I pick my favorite quotation and store them in my mind as ready armor, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.
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    I want someone to laugh with me, someone to be grave with me, someone to please me and help my discrimination with his or her own remark, and at times, no doubt, to admire my acuteness and penetration.
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    Learn taciturnity and let that be your motto!
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    My love is like a red, red rose, that's newly sprung in June.
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    Suspense is worst than disappointment.
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    Suspicion is a heavy armor and with its weight it impedes more than it protects.
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    The heart and benevolent and kind the most resembles God.
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    Their sighing , canting , grace-proud faces, their three-mile prayers, and half-mile graces.
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    There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.
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    When chill November's surly blast make fields and forest bare.
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