Robert Burns - Quotes

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Man's inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn! ---->>>

The wide world is all before us - but a world without a friend. ---->>>

Suspense is worse than disappointment. ---->>>

Dare to be honest and fear no labor.

Dare to be honest and fear no labor.

Suspicion is a heavy armor and with its weight it impedes more than it protects. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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

There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing. ---->>>

I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence. ---->>>

His locked, lettered, braw brass collar, Shewed him the gentleman and scholar. ---->>>

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

And there begins a lang digression about the lords o' the creation. ---->>>

Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame. ---->>>

Let them cant about decorum, Who have characters to lose! ---->>>


Nationality: Scottish
Born: January 25, 1759
Die: July 21, 1796
Occupation: Poet

Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796), also known as Rabbie Burns, the Bard of Ayrshire, Ploughman Poet and various other names and epithets, was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. He is the best known of the poets who have written in the Scots language, although much of his writing is also in English and a light Scots dialect, accessible to an audience beyond Scotland (wikipedia)