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Robert Burns Quotes

(1759-1796), Scottish Poet

Let us do or die.

Category: Action

Suspense is worst than disappointment.

Category: Anxiety

There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.

Category: Certainty

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

Category: Critics And Criticism

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.

Category: Determination

How wretched is the person who hangs on by the favors of the powerful.

Category: Favors

Their sighing , canting , grace-proud faces, their three-mile prayers, and half-mile graces.

Category: Grace

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.

Category: Heartbreak

Dare to be honest and fear no labor.

Category: Honesty

The heart and benevolent and kind the most resembles God.

Category: Kindness

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.

Category: Laughter

I pick my favorite quotation and store them in my mind as ready armor, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.

Category: Quotations

When chill November's surly blast make fields and forest bare.

Category: Seasons

Prudent, cautious self-control, is wisdom's root.

Category: Self-control

Learn taciturnity and let that be your motto!

Category: Silence