Robert Burns Quotes
Most popular Robert Burns Quotes
The greater the truth, the greater the libel.
Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.
Prudent, cautious self-control Is wisdom's root.
The best-laid schemes o' mice and men Gang aft a-gley.
A mind conscious of integrity scorns to say more than it means to perform.
His locked, lettered, braw brass collar, Shew'd him the gentleman and scholar.
Whatever mitigates the woes or increases the happiness of others, this is my criterion of goodness.
To see her is to love her, And love but her for ever; For Nature made her what she is, And never made another!
O, my luve's like a red, red rose That's newly sprung in June. O, my luve's like the melodie, That's sweetly play'd in tune.
O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us To see oursels as others see us! It would frae mony a blunder free us, And foolish notion.
I pick up favorite quotations, and store them in my mind as ready armor, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.