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    Scottish national poet
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    Quotes by Robert Burns

    • I have a hundred times wished that one could resign life as an officer resigns a commission.
    • If there is another world, he lives in bliss. If there is none, he made the best of this.
    • 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.)
      Poem "To a Louse" - verse 8
    • 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!)
      To a Mouse (Poem, November, 1785)
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