Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Burns night Quotes by Robert burns

Burns night Quotes by Robert burns

Top 100 Quotes by Robert Burns 

  • Opera is where a guy gets stabbed in the back, and instead of dying, he sings.
  • I pick my favorite quotations and store them in my mind as ready Armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.
  • As Tammie glow'red, amazed and curious, The mirth and fun grew fast and furious.
  • At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree; Th' expectant wee-things, toddling, stacher thro' To meet their Dad, wi' flichterin noise an' glee.
  • Then gently scan your brother man, Still gentler sister woman; Though they may gang a' kennin' wrang To step aside is human.
  • Liberty's in every blow! Let us do or die.
  • Then horn for horn they stretch and strive; Deil tak the hindmost, on they drive.
  • A man's a man for a' that!
  • Hear how he clears the points o' Faith Wi' rattling an' thumpin'! Now meekly calm, now wild in wrath, He's stampin', and he's jumpin'!
  • The wide world is all before us-- But a world without a friend.
  • Now blooms the lily by the bank, The primrose down the brae; The hawthorn's budding in the glen, The milkwhite is the slae.
  • Some wee short hour ayont the twal.
  • Chords that vibrate sweetest pleasure Thrill the deepest notes of wo.
  • O wad some power the giftie gie us To see oursel's as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us. And foolish notion; What airs in dress and gait wad lea'e us, And ev'n devotion!
  • Mourn, little harebells, o'er the lea; Ye stately foxgloves fair to see! Ye woodbines, hanging bonnilie In scented bowers! Ye roses on your thorny tree The first o' flow'rs.
  • My dear, my native soil! For whom my warmest wish to Heav'n is sent, Long may thy hardy sons of rustic toil Be blest with health, and peace, and sweet content!
  • The mother may forget the child That smiles sae sweetly on her knee; But I'll remember thee, Glencairn, And all that thou hast done for me!
  • Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn!
  • Hear, Land o' Cakes, and brither Scots, Frae Maidenkirk to Johnie Groat's;- If there's a hole in a' your coats, I rede you tent it: A chield's amang you takin notes, And, faith, he'll prent it.
  • But pleasures are like poppies spread; You seize the flower, its bloom is shed. Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white--then melts forever.
  • In durance vile here must I wake and weep, And all my frowsy couch in sorrow steep.
  • Misled by Fancy's meteor-ray, By passion driven; But yet the light that led astray, Was light from Heaven.
  • Green, slender, leaf-clad holly boughs Were twisted gracefu' round her brows, I took her for some Scottish Muse, By that same token, An' come to stop those reckless vows, Would soon be broken.
  • Dare to be honest and fear no labor.
  • O Life! thou art a galling load, Along a rough, a weary road, To wretches such as I.
  • Prudent, cautious self-control Is wisdom's root.
  • Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn!
  • Whistle, and I'll come to you, my lad.The landlady and Tam grew gracious Wi' favours secret, sweet and precious
  • Man,--whose heaven-erected face The smiles of love adorn,-- Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn!
  • Ilk cowslip cup shall kep a tear.
  • The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that.
  • John Anderson, my jo, John, When we were first acquent, Your locks were like the raven, Your bonny brow was brent.
  • Let us do or die.
  • Some hae meat, and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, And sae the Lord be thankit.
  • All-cheering Plenty, with her flowing horn, Led yellow Autumn, wreath'd with nodding corn.
  • His ancient, trusty, drouthy crony, Tam lo'ed him like a vera brither-- They had been fou for weeks thegither!
  • G-- knows I'm no the thing I should be, Nor am I even the thing I could be, But twenty times I rather would be An atheist clean, Than under gospel colours hid be, Just for a screen.
  • It is cruelty to be humane to rebels, and humanity is cruelty. [Fr., Contre les rebelles c'est cruante que d'estre humain, et humanite d'estre cruel.]
  • Farewell, my friends! farewell, my foes! My peace with these, my love with those. The bursting tears my heart declare; Farewell, the bonnie banks of Ayr.
  • Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes, Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise.
  • What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted.
  • Now simmer blinks on flowery braes, And o'er the crystal streamlet plays.
  • The daisy's for simplicity and unaffected air.
  • My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here; My heart's in the Highlands a-chasing the deer.
  • Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious.
  • The daisy's for simplicity and unaffected air.
  • Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn!
  • Ae fond kiss, and then we sever!A farewell, and then forever!Deep 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 him?Me, nae cheerful twinkle lights me,Dark despair around benights me. - Ae Fond Kiss.
  • Duncan Gray cam here to woo, Ha, ha, the wooing o't! On blithe Yuletide when we were fou, Ha, ha, the wooing o't! Maggie coost her head fu' high, Looked asklent and unco skeigh, Gart poor Duncan stand abeigh: Ha, ha! the wooing o't!
  • Yon rose-buds in the morning-dew, How pure amang the leaves sae green!
  • He wakes a portion with judicious care; And "Let us worship God!" he says, with solemn air.
  • I waive the quantum o' the sin, The hazard of concealing: But, och! it hardens a' within, And petrifies the feeling!
  • Oh, stay, sweet warbling woodlark, stay, Nor quit for me the trembling spray, A hapless lover courts thy lay, Thy soothing, fond complaining.
  • We twa hae run about the braes, And pu'd the gowans fine.

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