Robert Burns

celebrated Scottish poet (1759-1796)

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Ae fond kiss, and then we severA farewell, and then foreverDeep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee,Warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee.Who shall say that Fortune grieves him,While the star of hope she leaves himMe, nae cheerful twinkle lights me,Dark despair around benights me.Rate it:
Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.Rate it:
Dare to be honest and fear no labor.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
I have a hundred times wished that one could resign life as an officer resigns a commission.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
If there is another world, he lives in bliss. If there is none, he made the best of this.Rate it:
Learn taciturnity and let that be your motto!Rate it:
Let us do or die.Rate it:
Look abroad through Nature's range, Nature's mighty law is change.Rate it:
O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us.Rate it:
Suspense is worst than disappointment.Rate it:
The best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promis'd joyRate it:
The best-laid schemes o' mice an 'menGang aft agley.Rate it:
The great Creator to revereMust sure become the creatureBut still the preaching cant forbear,And ev'n the rigid featureYet ne'er with wits profane to rangeBe complaisance extendedAn atheist laugh's a poor exchangeFor deity offended.Rate it:
The heart and benevolent and kind the most resembles God.Rate it:
There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.Rate it:
When chill November's surly blast make fields and forest bare.Rate it:

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