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113 Famous Quotes by Robert Burns
1/25/1759 - 7/21/1796
Also Known As:  
Rabbie Burns     Ploughman Poet     The Bard
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About Robert Burns

The daisy's for simplicity and unaffected air.

Daisies Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: O Luve Will Venture In

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Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious.

Victory Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Tam o' Shanter

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I waive the quantum o' the sin, The hazard of concealing: But, och! it hardens a' within, And petrifies the feeling!

Sin Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Epistle to a Young Friend

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There's some are fou o' love divine, There's some are fou' o' brandy.

Drinking Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: The Holy Fair (st. 30)

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John Barleycorn was a hero bold, Of noble enterprise, For if you do but taste his blood, 'Twill make your courage rise, Twill make a man forget his wo; 'Twill heighten all his joy.

Wine and spirits Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: John Barleycorn

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Or were I in the wildest waste, Sae bleak and bare, sae bleak and bare, The desert were a paradise If thou wert there, if thou were there.

Paradise Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Oh! Wert Thou in the Cold Blast

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Inspiring bold John Barleycorn, What dangers thou canst make us scorn! Wi' tippenny, we fear nae evil; Wi' usquebae, we'll face the devil!

Proverbs Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Tam o' Shanter (l. 105)

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Duncan Gray cam here to woo, Ha, ha, the wooing o't! On blithe Yuletide when we were fou, Ha, ha, the wooing o't! Maggie coost her head fu' high, Looked asklent and unco skeigh, Gart poor Duncan stand abeigh: Ha, ha! the wooing o't!

Wooing Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Duncan Gray

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And let us mind, faint heart ne'er wan A lady fair. Wha does the utmost that he can Will whyles do mair.

Wooing Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: To Dr. Blackjack

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Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And days o' lang syne?

Friendship Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Auld Lang Syne, Burns refers to these words as an old folk song

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Yon rose-buds in the morning-dew, How pure amang the leaves sae green!

Roses Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: To Chloris

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And wild-scatter'd cowslips bedeck the green dale.

Cowslips Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: The Chevalier's Lament

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Ilk cowslip cup shall kep a tear.

Cowslips Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Elegy on Capt. Matthew Henderson

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To liken them to your auld-warld squad, I must needs say comparisons are odd.

Comparisons Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Brigs of Ayr (l. 177)

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Hear how he clears the points o' Faith Wi' rattling an' thumpin'! Now meekly calm, now wild in wrath, He's stampin', and he's jumpin'!

Preaching Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Holy Fair (st. 13)

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Inspiring bold John Barleycorn, What dangers thou canst make us scorn! Wi' tippenny, we fear nae evil; Wi' usquebae, we'll face the devil!

Drinking Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Tam o' Shanter (l. 105)

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What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted.

Action Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Address to Unco Guild (st. 8)

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Let us do or die.

Action Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Bannockburn

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The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn, And violets bathe in the wet o' the morn.

Flowers Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: My Nanny's Awa

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

Argument Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: The Twa Dogs

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

Failure Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: It Was a' for our Rightfu' King

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Contented wi' little, and cantie wi' mair.

Content Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Contented wi' Little

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I'll be merry and free, I'll be sad for nae-body; If nae-body cares for me, I'll care for nae-body.

Content Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: Nae-body

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They never sought in vain that sought the Lord aright!

Prayer Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: The Cotter's Saturday Night (st. 6)

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Facts are cheels that winna ding, An' downs be disputed.

Opinion Quotes, by Robert Burns , Source: A Dream

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