Quotation Explorer - 'Robert Burns'

I have a hundred times wished that one could resign life as an officer resigns a commission. - Robert Burns
When up they gat an' shook their lugs, Rejoic'd they werena MEN but DOGS. - Robert Burns
The fear o’ hell’s a hangman’s whip to haud the wretch in order; But where ye feel your honor grip, let that aye be your border. - Robert Burns
Wee, sleekit, cowrin, tim'rous beastie,O, what a panic's in thy breastie! - Robert Burns
Gathering her brows like gathering storm, Nursing her wrath, to keep it warm - Robert Burns
Gin a body meet a bodyComing thro' the rye,Gin a body kiss a body— Need a body cry? - Robert Burns
Oh would some power the giftie gie us, to see ourselves as others see us - Robert Burns
The best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promis'd joy! (The best laid schemes of Mice and Men oft go awry, And leave us nothing but grief and pain, For promised joy!) - Robert Burns
If there is another world, he lives in bliss. If there is none, he made the best of this. - Robert Burns
A fig for those by law protected!Liberty's a glorious feast!Courts for cowards were erected,Churches built to please the priest! - Robert Burns
Critics! Appalled I ventured on the name.Those cutthroat bandits in the paths of fame. - Robert Burns
O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us. (O would some power the gift to give us to see ourselves as others see us.) - Robert Burns
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. - Robert Burns
My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here;My heart's in the Highlands a-chasing the deer;A-chasing the wild-deer, and following the roe,My heart's in the Highlands wherever I go. - Robert Burns
My heart is sair-I dare na tell,My heart is sair for Somebody. - Robert Burns
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