Quotations The Best Robert Burns Quotes  

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A list of the best Robert Burns quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Robert Burns quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Robert Burns quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Robert Burns should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Robert Burns quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Robert Burns quotes?" and "What is the most famous Robert Burns quote?"

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Had we never lov'd sae kindly, Had we never lov'd sae blindly, Never met -- or never parted -- we had never been broken-hearted. Robert Burns

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Dare to be honest and fear no labor. Robert Burns

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Suspicion is a heavy armor and with its weight it impedes more than it protects. Robert Burns

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The heart and benevolent and kind the most resembles God. Robert Burns

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How wretched is the person who hangs on by the favors of the powerful. Robert Burns

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Suspense is worst than disappointment. Robert Burns

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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. Robert Burns

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Prudent, cautious self-control, is wisdom's root. Robert Burns

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Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame. Robert Burns

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I want someone to laugh with me, someone to be grave with me, someone to please me and help my discrimination with his or her own remark, and at times, no doubt, to admire my acuteness and penetration. Robert Burns

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Their sighing , canting , grace-proud faces, their three-mile prayers, and half-mile graces. Robert Burns

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Learn taciturnity and let that be your motto! Robert Burns

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Let us do or die. Robert Burns

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There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing. Robert Burns

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I pick my favorite quotation and store them in my mind as ready armor, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence. Robert Burns

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When chill November's surly blast make fields and forest bare. Robert Burns