Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Robert Burns Quotes

Beauty's of a fading nature
Has a season and is gone!

- Robert Burns, Will Ye Go and Marry Katie? (1764)

* Wee, sleekit, cow'rin, tim'rous beastie,
O, what a panic's in thy breastie!
Thou need na start awa sae hasty,
Wi' bickering brattle!

- To a Mouse, st. 1 (1785)

* I'm truly sorry man's dominion
Has broken Nature's social union.

- To a Mouse, st. 2 (1785)

* The best laid schemes o' mice and men
Gang aft a-gley;
And leave us naught but grief and pain
For promised joy.

- To a Mouse, st. 7 (1785)

* Nature's law,
That man was made to mourn.

- Man Was Made to Mourn, st. 4 (1786)

Man's inhumanity to man
Makes countless thousands mourn.
Man was made to Mourn.

- Man Was Made to Mourn, st. 4 (1786)

Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And never brought to min'?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And days o' auld lang syne?

- Auld Lang Syne, st. 1 (1788)

For auld lang syne, my dear,
For auld lang syne,
We'll tak a cup o' kindness yet
For auld lang syne!

- Auld Lang Syne, chorus (1788)

The voice of Nature loudly cries,
And many a message from the skies,
That something in us never dies.

- New Year's Day, st. 3 (1790)

When Nature her great masterpiece designed,
And framed her last, best work, the human mind,
Her eye intent on all the wondrous plan,
She formed of various stuff the various Man.

- To Robert Graham, st. 1 (1791)

- Robert Burns Biography
Famous Scots

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