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Comprehensive information about Robert Burns including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Robert Burns was a poet and songwriter widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland. This celebrated Scottish poet and lyricist was born at Alloway, near Ayr, in 1759. Burns' poem "A Red, Red Rose" is considered one of the greatest poems of all-time. This educational Robert Burns resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left When matters are desperate we must put on a desperate face. Quote Right
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Quote Left Prudent, cautious self-control, is wisdom's root. Quote Right
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Quote Left O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us. Quote Right
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Quote Left Morality, thou ly bane, Thy tens o' thousands thou has slain! Quote Right
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Quote Left The great Creator to revere Must sure become the creature; But still the preaching cant forbear, And ev'n the rigid feature: Yet ne'er with wits profane to range Be complaisance extended; An atheist laugh's a poor exchange For deity offended. Quote Right
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