Robert Burns Quotes
Suspense is worse than disappointment.
Dare to be honest and fear no labor.
Fear, Honest, Labor
Man’s inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn!
Makes, Thousands, Mourn
The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn, and violets bathe in the wet o’ the morn.
Wet, Violets, Adorn
The wide world is all before us – but a world without a friend.
There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.
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.
Character, Wish, Resolve
I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.
Mind, Struggle, Ready
Suspicion is a heavy armor and with its weight it impedes more than it protects.
Weight, Heavy, Suspicion
Affliction’s sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss!
Brother, Brothers, Bliss
His locked, lettered, braw brass collar, Shewed him the gentleman and scholar.
Gentleman, Locked, Scholar
Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.
Fame, Critics, Paths
Let them cant about decorum, Who have characters to lose!
Lose, Characters, Decorum
And there begins a lang digression about the lords o’ the creation.
Begins, Creation, Lords