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O wad some power the

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!

– Robert Burns

Affliction’s sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss!
– Robert Burns

Now westlin winds, and slaught’rin guns Bring Autumn’s pleasant weather.
– Robert Burns

But to see her was to love her, Love but her, and love forever.
– Robert Burns

I’m truly sorry man’s dominion has broken Nature’s social union.
– Robert Burns

Now wrestling winds, and slaughtering guns Bring Autumn’s pleasant weather.
– Robert Burns

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.
– Robert Burns

The mother may forget the child That smiles sea sweetly on her knee; But I’ll remember thee, Glen cairn, And all that thou hast done for me!
– Robert Burns

Misled by Fancy’s meteor-ray, By passion driven; But yet the light that led astray, Was light from Heaven.
– Robert Burns

Love’s first snow drop, virgin kiss.
– Robert Burns

What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; Love’s the cloudless summer sun, Nature gay adorning.
– Robert Burns

Dare to be honest and fear no labor.
– Robert Burns

The heart that is generous and kind most resembles God.
– Robert Burns

Nursing her wrath to keep it warm.
– Robert Burns